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iHub among the 50 Most Innovative Companies In the World 2014

iHub has been recognised as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company!  This is really down to the absolutely awesome team at the iHub who have an unbridled energy and passion to make a difference in our corner of the world, as well as the community we serve, who […]

Upcoming International Development Design Summit (IDDS) and Rethink Relief summits by MIT D-Lab

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  D-Lab will be supporting two summits and applications are now open for both! Having attended a previous IDDS Brazil in 2012, I highly encourage any creative, innovative, unique people to apply.   Rethink Relief Rethink Relief is an intense two-week hands-on design workshop dedicated to creating technologies for humanitarian […]

Flying Donkeys and Tech Expos

By Wachira Ndaiga- Gearbox intern What a month it’s been! Between all our everyday work and grind, we managed to sign up, build and compete in an IEEE expo competition, as well as arrange a wildly inspiring Gearbox meetup with Jonathan Ledgard from EPFL on the Flying Donkey Challenge. Read on for more. THE FLYING […]

Gearbox Hardware Meet Up in San Francisco

Gearbox was in San Francisco last week and had the opportunity to hold a hardware meet up in the heart of the Bay Area maker community. With the help of our friends are TechShop, Juliet and Nathaniel hosted a two hour gathering that brought together makers, hardware innovators and companies from not just the Bay […]

Gearbox Creative Reuse Hackathon

Gearbox will be holding an Instructables Build event on 19th October, 2013 from 2pm – 5pm at the iHub. The theme for this event is ‘Creative Reuse’ which will be aimed at using recycling materials such as e-waste, trash, and various objects to create amazing projects. The event will be held throughout the month of […]

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