Tag: FirstBuild

FirstBuild, UofL will work together to bring Maker Faire to Louisville

Thousands of makers, inventors, students, engineers and artists are expected to converge on the Belknap Campus this fall as FirstBuild and UofL host a two-day Maker...

GE Appliances launches new tech startup at UofL

Louisville-based manufacturer GE Appliances, a Haier company, has opened its next innovation play at the University of Louisville. The company has launched Giddy, a technology...

Fridge of the Future: UofL students score at FirstBuild’s MegaHackathon

Weaving through the aisles of the grocery store, you ask yourself: Are we out of milk? What about eggs? Orange juice?  In the future, your...

FirstBuild wants to ‘hack the home’

Ever wish your home appliances were just a little bit … smarter? That they could run on their own, or better yet, anticipate exactly...

GE Appliances, UofL partner on ‘cool’ project

The innovation team at GE Appliances, a Haier company, and the University of Louisville recently partnered on a 'cool' refrigerator project.  The Kentucky-based home appliances...

UofL grad students’ design earns top 10 for ‘Hotel Room of...

What will hotel rooms look like in the future? Maybe self-drying showers? Heated floors? Nugget ice? Those were a few of the suggestions University of...

UofL hosts Fortune 500 executives for Innovative Partnership Program

Nearly 20 top executives from some of the world’s largest companies visited the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, Micro/Nano Technology Center, FirstBuild, and the Additive Manufacturing Competency...

UofL art and design students leverage FirstBuild’s ‘limitless’ facilities

There are many tools in the artist's tool box — paint brushes, charcoal, pencils. But at the University of Louisville, students also work with...

Kentucky Governor Bevin goes holiday shopping at FirstBuild

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin stopped by the University of Louisville for a tour of FirstBuild’s makerspace and microfactory — and do a little holiday shopping.   “It...

AOL co-founder champions startups at UofL

The University of Louisville’s Institute for Product Realization hosted an Innovation Showcase June 16, featuring a keynote speech from AOL co-founder Steve Case.The showcase...