Fab Academy

The Fablab is the perfect place to gain skills on digital fabrication. Join the annual Fab Academy that runs from January till June. The Fab Academy is a fast paced, hands-on learning experience .

BioHack Academy

Learn how to design, grow and extract your own biomaterials using only Open Source hardware you fabricate yourself.


The Fabricademy is for fashion, textile, and material designers; researchers, artists, and engineers; and all creatives interested in exploring topics surrounding the textile and clothing, working inside and outside the industry.

Visit the Open Thursday of Fablab Amsterdam

Explore our lab, the machines and digital manufacturing. Open day on 13 December 2018 only, the rest of the month we are closed during the Xmas period.

A decade of Fablab Amsterdam

Ten years ago Waag opened the first independent Fab Lab of Europe in Amsterdam. We celebrated this anniversary with the publication of a special magazine.


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What is a Fab Lab?

Fab Labs are a global network of local labs, enabling invention by providing access to tools for digital fabrication. A Fab Lab is a platform for learning and innovation: a place to play, to create, to learn, to mentor, to invent. Our Fab Lab is a member of a global community of learners, educators, technologists, researchers, makers and innovators.

The Fab Lab Charter

The Fab Charter answers the seven most elemental questions about a Fab Lab. It was first drafted in 2007, this version is from October, 2012.