3D Printing Service

Do you need a 3D part printed, but don’t have access to a 3D printer or don’t want to wait for a 3D printer in the lab to become available? Try the MIT 3D Printing Service. Project Manus in collaboration with MIT Copytech run a service where members of the MIT community …

MakerBucks

Money to support your personal making MIT has over 40 design/build/project spaces that add up to over 130,000 ft2, about 2 ½ football fields! These spaces exists because (i) making is fun and (ii) a balance of “thinking” + “making” yields the best learning. That is why MIT’s moto is …

Students

You are the reason we have undertaken Project Manus. We are working to understand the tools you need/want and ways to get you faster and better access. Tools Use Mobius to search for the tools you need and find out about training and makerspaces.  If there are tools or spaces …

MIT Makersystem

Makerspaces at MIT (and many universities) are usually one of three types. They all have similar maker tools, but their community elements differ, and they are purposed and managed in a different way: • Machine shops – Spaces that specialize in training/mentoring/making on the creation of complex systems and/or fine-detailed …

MIT Maker Survey

In a place like MIT, where making happens all the time, it is useful to pause periodically and check in on the ‘state of making.’ To inform the design of the MET makerspace, MIT students were asked about the state of making at MIT. The results were illuminating and we …

Our Network

Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT Innovation Initiative Higher Education Makerspaces Initiative The Martin Trust Center MIT for Entrepreneurship MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node

Our Mission

Project Manus is MIT’s effort to upgrade campus makerspaces and foster maker communities. MIT has long been a leading example of how to integrate ‘making’ on campus. Maintaining this leadership requires adaptation of new technology, tools, training and means of improving access for students. Project Manus is leading MIT’s efforts to: …