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NYCEDC is Going to Maker Faire!


See Futureworks Incubator in action at Maker Faire on September 23 and 24.

With the launch of Futureworks NYC, a key component of the Mayor’s Industrial Action Plan, NYCEDC is bringing a robust suite of programming to the advanced manufacturing community in New York City. This weekend Futureworks Incubator will be in action at Maker Faire in Corona, NY, showcasing the innovative products of over two dozen startups in its cohort. 

Held at the New York Hall of Science in Queensthis event is a diverse gathering of tech enthusiasts, educators, entrepreneurs, artists, engineers, and more, all sharing their newest technologies. Deemed the “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth,” Maker Faire is a true celebration of the maker and manufacturing movement. 

At this year’s Maker Faire booth, Futureworks Incubator will showcase companies like the customizable STEM car RaceYa, a recent Fast Company Innovation by Design awardee; NEW INC resident Wearable Media; the portable Mesa Lightfresh off a successful Kickstarter campaignthe solar-charged Voltaic Systems; subscription kit Thimble; and many more. All of these entrepreneurs will be sharing their innovative products to a crowd of over 70,000 attendees.

The Futureworks Incubator is run in partnership with SecondMuse and provides tailored support for hardware start-ups in New York City, including access to mentors, workshops, summits, and showcases like Maker Faire. Moving throughout the five boroughs, the Futureworks Incubator brings manufacturing resources to entrepreneurs around the city

Engaging start-ups and legacy manufacturers alikeFutureworks NYC harnesses the innovative spirit of New Yorkers and helpfoster a collaborative and modern manufacturing ecosystem in New York City

Join us at Maker Faire along with participating Futureworks NYC partners, including NYDesignsStaten Island MakerspaceTechShop Brooklyn, and Zahn Innovation Center. Don’t forget to follow along on Instagram and Twitter. 

See you at the Faire!



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