Special guests

Fabien Eychenne, Co-founder of WE FAB


Fabien Eychenne worked at the think-tank Next Generation Internet Foundation (Fing) as a project manager. After being manager of a action-research program dedicated to the urban mutations caused by digital technology called Cities 2.0 in 2009, he was the project director of Fab Lab Squared, an organization aiming to create the first Fab Lab in Paris. After publishing a report on the Fab Lab ecosystem, Fab Lab an Overview, he led the program Refaire, Nouvelles Pratique, Nouvelles Fabriques dedicated to the new ways of industrial manufacturing in the age of digital and bottom-up participation.
He has been an advisor at several schools and universities including EIVP, ENSAD, ENSCI, Université Toulouse II, as well as supervisor of students in the Master of Innovation by Design program at ENSCI, Ecole de Design de Nantes, and of Strate: Ecole de Design.
He is the author of several books including La ville 2.0, complexe … et familière and Fab Lab – L’avant-garde de la nouvelle révolution industrielle.

Today, he is one of the co-founder of WE FAB a young Brazilian company connecting makers and big business in São Paulo.