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Empowering the Innovators of Tomorrow
Discover how the University of Maryland is empowering students to collaborate across disciplines, build startups, and gain real world skills for the jobs of tomorrow with the MakerBot Innovation Center.
Differentiate Your University and Inspire Your Students & Teachers
Provide students with real-world ideation, design, and iteration experience through wider access to 3D printing
Attract and retain top caliber students and professors
Utilize unique, scalable 3D printing management software to easily accommodate growing demand from students, community partners, and entrepreneurs
Establish a learning commons that inspires and promotes cross-departmental collaboration and entrepreneurship
Foster economic development opportunities with the surrounding community
Build a K-12 pipeline program by offering a unique, engaging resource and experience
Engage alumni and raise money from donors looking to advance STEAM initiatives in higher education
Accelerate return on investment with a simple cost recovery tracking tool
With your MakerBot Innovation Center your students and partners have access to MakerBot’s Thingiverse API. Offer students, faculty, and entrepreneurs the amazing opportunity of building the next big 3D printing app
The Accessible, Reliable Large-Scale 3D Printing Solution for Your University
Hardware and Supplies
University and community-wide access to a mix of MakerBot’s industry-leading 3D printers
Focus on learning and collaboration with reliable, accessible 3D printers and consumables
Accommodate growing demand with scalable software and hardware
Get the right consumables when you need them with efficient consumables subscription plans
Installation and Training
Quickly integrate the MakerBot Innovation Center on campus with installation and training by an on-site MakerBot expert
Empower key faculty, staff, and students with 3D printing form the start
Easily manage and scale-up your MakerBot Innovation Center with the Innovation Center Management Platform
Go from idea to end result quickly with the MakerBot Desktop Application
MakerCare for Innovation Center
Ensure reliability and minimal downtime with a dedicated support team and unlimited phone and email support as part of MakerCare for Innovation Center
Get the most from your investment with full service on-site tune-ups to keep your MakerBot Innovation Center operating efficiently for years
Innovation Center Management Platform
The MakerBot Innovation Center Management Platform is seamless software for efficiently managing large groups of MakerBot Replicator 3D Printers and maximizing the value of your MakerBot Innovation Center.
Configurable for Today, Scalable for Tomorrow
The MakerBot Innovation Center combines our industry-leading products, resources, and services into a total solution fit for your university’s needs. Our knowledgeable educational specialists will work with you to assess those needs and determine which configuration of our products would scale best for your university. We’ll also assist in setting up your MakerBot Innovation Center and training your staff, faculty, and student interns to operate and maintain it. Beyond this, we also provide a range of courses designed to maximize your resource and take users to the next level of 3D design.
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