In 2017 in collaboration with the City municipality of Vilnius a pilot Project of a scalable model for installing mini or School FabLabs in Lithuanian schools had been launched.

RACCOONS LAB (M-LAB) instructors team helped to start mini FabLab spaces with a set of digital fabrication equipment and tools in the following Vilnius schools:

  • ‣ Žemynos progymnasium
  • ‣ Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium
  • ‣ Vilnius Lyceum
  • ‣ Balsiai progymnasium
  • ‣ J. Basanavičiaus progymnasium

The Project included:

  • ‣ Selecting the Schools through the application, review and meetings process;
  • ‣ Advising and consulting selected Schools for setting up and installing Lab spaces;
  • ‣ Consulting on purchasing machines and tools, starting package of electronic components, materials;
  • ‣ Installing and Training how to use machine software, maintain and operate the machines;
  • ‣ Teaching how to use opensource 3D and CAM/CAD design programs, basic programming of microcontrollers and other tools
  • ‣ Training to use the Google Drive environment for Lab/Students projects;
  • ‣ Introducing to basic educational workshops content within FabLab environment;
  • ‣ Consulting and supporting the School FabLabs and their teams after the launch.