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2018 Open Technology Workshop

  • Department of Engineering Trumpington Street Cambridge England (map)

This workshop aims to showcase and celebrate open source technologies in research and education! The day-long event will consist of a morning of talks followed by a Biomaker Fayre and demo stations in the afternoon.

The fayre will highlight projects by 14 teams participating in this year's Biomaker Challenge - a four month programme challenging interdisciplinary teams to build low-cost, DIY instrumentation for biology. For more information, visit

9:00 Check-in
9:30-11:00 Talks + Q&A
11:00-11:30 Tea & Coffee
11:30-13:00 Talks + Q&A
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Biomaker Fayre & demo sessions
16:00 Biomaker Challenge awards and drink reception
17:00 End

- Alastair Davis (Shuttleworth Fellow)
- Louise Bezeidenhoudt (School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography,
University of Oxford)
- Grey Christoforo (Dept. of Physics, University of Oxford)
- Julian Stirling (Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland)
and more...


If you have an interesting project using open technologies, created as part of the Biomaker Challenge or independently, you are invited to exhibit it at the Biomaker Fayre during the Open Technology Workshop. Just register your project here:

Please email Alex at with any questions.