France, Paris

CRI Labs Summer School 2018

when 4 June 2018 - 27 July 2018
language English
duration 8 weeks

The CRI Labs Summer School is an 8-week, free & open, challenge-based university, focused on advancing the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG). Join forces with 50 talented international participants from a variety of fields, and learn together by tackling real-world problems. You will create Learning and research games (video, physical or both), Makerspace devices using digital fabrication tools (3D printing, laser cutting…) and open source hardware electronics or Art Installations that can mix both game and device.


The programme (4 june - 27 july)




Week 1

General introduction & technologic workshops on a special track (Arduino, Unity, 3D Modeling, Frugal making devices, Data mining & visualization, Interfaces, Frugal biology, Art installation)


week 2 & week 3

Applied masterclasses mentaround health, education and environnemental problematics, mentored by specialists coming with an exploring project proposed to the participants

week 4

Paper prototyping and field testing

week 5 & week 6

Functional prototyping

week 7

Showcase to the public during a public exhibit at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie - the largest Science Museum in Europe.

week 8

Documentation & hands over to the mentors aimed to use the prototype in their day to day application.

Course leader

The CRI Labs

Target group

Motivated individuals from the high-school student to the passionate retired.

Course aim

Motivate participants through game design & make devices and art installations to find frugal and local solutions to health, education and environmental problematics.

Credits info

Participants will be provided with a Certificate of Completion of the course.

Fee info

EUR 0: Free: for participants who need a visa, we highly recommend you to apply as soon as possible.