All you Hyderabadi ‘logaan’ who are looking for a ‘kiraak’ opportunity to make a profound mark in the Makers Universe: You’re in the right place. Telangana Government, T-Works and Workbench Projects brings to you, Maker Faire Hyderabad 2018. A family-friendly showcase for curious, imaginative and tinkering souls who have the zeal and enthusiasm to invent, create and stretch your imaginations, the ones that have the courage to use all your smarts to try to solve problems the world says can’t be solved.
We call out to all you entrepreneurs, engineers, artists, crafters and scientists, the “makers”, to tap on all your potential and use it to make your mark in the creator-community at the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth.
Harbouring India’s most efficient service and IT-hub, Hyderabad is now become a cradle for all kinds of innovators and entrepreneurs, because of its holistic environment and world-class infrastructure. A city that is known for its glorious history, pearls and biryani, now stands at the threshold of adding another gemstone to its crown. The position as an entrepreneurship capital of the country.
It already boasts of over 1000 startups, 10+ incubators and accelerators and 15+ venture capital firms. Apart from hosting global conferences like Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2017), World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) & NASSCOM India Leadership Forum (NILF) 2018; the deep talent pool and ever-bustling lifestyle here has even attracted global giants like Uber, Apple, Microsoft, and Google amongst others to house their main operations here.
T-Works is India’s largest facility for electronics, electromechanical and mechanical start-ups by the IT, Electronics & Communication Department of Telangana State with a vision to create and celebrate the culture of makers, doers, creators, tinkerers, inventors in India. Facilitating and incubating entrepreneurs, hardware start-ups, it aims to develop a dense, networked ecosystem of talented people working towards the betterment of the society.
Workbench Projects, Bengaluru’s first makerspace, fablab and co-working space to have reclaimed a public space under a metro station, incubates ideas from thirsty makers, tinkerers, innovators and entrepreneurs in Bangalore. After multiple Maker Show and Tells from mini-Maker Faires to a fully featured event in 2017, they’ve now decided to extend their expertise to Hyderabad to explore new possibilities.