– Come in and try out! (every wednesday)

Visit us every Wednesday in starting block B2 at the central campus, spontaneously and without registration!

Every Wednesday (13-18 h) 
STARTBLOCK B2, Siemens-Halske-Ring 2, Cottbus 
Free of charge & without registration 

Don't know what COLab is?  
Just come to us spontaneously and without registration on Wednesdays from 1-6pm in the CreativeOpenLab (COLab).  
Here you can try out machines such as 3D printers, laser cutter or embroidery machine, get advice from our experts or realise various DIYs. 

Try it out for free means in detail: 

  • Embroidery machine - up to 500 stitches,  
  • Laser cutter - up to 30 minutes,  
  • 3D printer and sewing machine - up to one hour each,  
  • modelling, electronics and photo studio - completely free of charge,  
  • Special materials must be brought along.  

If you already have a concrete project that you would like to realise with us (such as an architectural model), you can get advice during the To realise the project, you must book our machines HERE or fill out our project request form.   

Further offers as part of the are

  • 1-5 p.m.: Workshop consultation hour - Here you can discuss your projects directly and personally with the professionals
  • 3-6 p.m.: Sewing café - exchange ideas with other sewing enthusiasts and realise various projects
  • 4-6 p.m.: Photo consultation - Let our photographers advise you and show you how to use our photo studio
  • Guided tours through the COLab including the workshops

Our motto: >> You have the idea and we have the technology << See for yourself! 

Please note:  

  • Persons under the age of 18 may only come to the COLab if accompanied by an adult.  
  • There is no food or drink service on site. 

You can find our FAQs, prices and dates on our website:  

*The CreativeOpenLab (COLab) is a structural change project of the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.