CreativeOpenLab (COLab) About us

Our offer

  • Open workshop - We create a space where you can invent, tinker and research.
  • DIY section - Here you can work on your idea and brainstorm with others.
  • Courses etc. - Together we polish your idea to a high gloss with the help of various activities.
  • Infrastructure- No matter if it's about software, wood or plastic - we have the technology for your project.

At the workshops

  • Fiber composite workshop - with thermoforming machine, vacuum press, 3D printer, heating/cooling table and much more.
  • Wood workshop - with sliding table saw, wide belt sander, milling machine and much more.
  • Metal workshop - with welding machines, plasma cutter, etc.
  • Sheet metal workshop - with bending machines, guillotine shears, sheet metal laser, etc.
  • CNC workshop - with state-of-the-art 5-axis milling machine, lathe and much more.

DIY section

  • Laser section - with laser cutter, model making and much more.
  • Textile processing - with industrial sewing machines, embroidery machine, CNC textile cutting and much more.
  • Electronics sector - complete in-house multilayer PCB production with PCB milling machine, reflow oven, soldering systems & laboratory measurement technology.
  • Media section - with state-of-the-art 4K cameras, 360-degree cameras, computer workstations, photo studio technology and much more.
  • 3D printing station - with 12 printers for the low-threshold entry level and for advanced users
  • Shared section - a large area with smartboards for courses and conferences

Activity offer

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  • Standard courses - 3D printing, laser cutting, soldering, upcycling and much more for beginners, professionals, children, teenagers and young adults
  • Training - for companies, individuals and associations on the latest machines
  • Seminars - for students, start-ups and researchers
  • Events - Team events for companies, lectures, collaborative work, open.COLab.days
  • Idea competitions - for people interested in setting up their own business, students and researchers

You have the idea and we have the right technology!