DDMP - FABCARE. Design Anything, Make Anywhere, Care Anyone
The talk concerns the presentation of FABCARE, an initiative developed by Polifactory (the makerspace - Fab Lab of Politecnico di Milano) within the Creative Europe Program project DDMP - Distributed Design Market Platform (distributeddesign.eu). FABCARE is endorsed and supported by the Centro Medico Santagostino (www.cmsantagostino.it), an Italian network of specialist polyclinics experimenting economically sustainable and socially responsible healthcare service model. The talk is divided into two parts: a brief introduction to the Distributed Design Market Platform as an opportunity for independent makers, designers, and independent innovators. A second part present FABCARE and the 5 open source projects for healthcare selected and prototyped in collaboration with designers and makers at Polifactory. After the presentations, the interaction with the audience will be stimulated in order to discuss opportunities and critical issues related to the development of open source healthcare solutions.
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