partner organisations

organisations who support make:able with industry content and expert advice

Makers Making Change connect people with disabilities to volunteer makers to build assistive technologies via their innovative online platform.
Makers Making Change
Canada
PrintCity is an innovative hub of additive and digital manufacturing at Manchester Metropolitan University. They are home to manufacturing experts, designers, engineers and students on their MSc Industrial Digitalisation course.
PrintCity
UK
MatterHackers was founded by people with a serious passion for technology that helps you make things. They are the largest desktop 3D printing and Digital Fabrication retailer in the world.
MatterHackers
USA

advisory board

teachers who support make:able
with education advice

Steven Jones is an Instructional Technology Coordinator for Arlington Public Schools in Virginia and part of the Tinkercad Advisory team.
Steven Jones
Arlington Public Schools (USA)
The ETL at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center was established by rehabilitation engineer Andy E. Lin to evaluate, modify, and implement emerging technologies in their use with individuals with disabilities.
Andy Lin
Emerging Tech Lab (USA)
Becky Wynne is a 5th - 8th Grade Technology Enrichment and Project Lead the Way teacher at Maryville Middle School, MO.
Becky Wynne
Maryville Middle School (USA)
Ed Charlwood is the Director of Digital Learning at Latymer Upper School (UK), who has facilitated students through several assistive technology projects.
Ed Charlwood
Latymer Upper School (UK)
Nick Sharman graduated with a BA(Hons) in Product Design & Marketing and is now the Head of Design Technology & Engineering at Wimbledon High School (UK).
Nick Sharman
Wimbledon High School (UK)
Ceima Kemaldean is a Computer Services Coordinator at Olds Municipal Library (Canada), who actively runs and supports 3D printing workshops for the local community.
Ceima Kemaldean
Olds Municipal Library (Canada)
Dave Gaylord is a mechanical/biomedical engineer and the Vice President of Product and Technology at Matterhackers, the largest desktop 3D printing and Digital Fabrication retailer in the world.
Dave Gaylord
MatterHackers (USA)

sponsors

innovative companies who support make:able with competition prizes

Craftbot is a developer, innovator and manufacturer of 3D printers. Since it was founded in 2014, the company has developed over ten award-winning 3D printers and has sold 10,000 units worldwide.
CraftBot
Hungary
SHINING 3D, founded in 2004, is pioneering independent research and the development of 3D digitizing and additive manufacturing technologies, owning over 300 patents and more than 100 copyrights.
Shining3D
China
Filamentive make high quality 3D printer filament made with recycled materials where possible. Used by thousands of makers, 3D Hubs, businesses and universities, Filamentive has become a main player in the 3D printing market.
Filamentive
UK
MatterHackers was founded by people with a serious passion for technology that helps you make things. They are the largest desktop 3D printing and Digital Fabrication retailer in the world.
MatterHackers
USA