Crossing the door of the Workench Projects will bring you into a very dynamic universe of hardware, mostly represented by students building projects, startups or attending technical workshops. The place is defined as a Fab Lab, a co-working space, an event space, a prototyping space and even a café.
Workbench Projects is born as many makerspaces, in the garage of its founders. Pawan Kumar and Anupawa Gowda had this crazy idea in December 2013 to create a space “to make stuff”. Following there success, they get the agreement from the city to start their new space of 460 square meters under the metro station of Halasuru.
The lab is open to anyone, and if its primarily mission is to nurture the Do It Yourself spirit, it is also to bring the next generation of Indian “maker-preneurs” at its best, while fostering responsible innovation. They want to become a hardware incubator fostering innovation all over the country, and then build platforms to drive these maker preneurs to solve locals problems in India.
Amongs the projects we discovered at the place we can quote “Electrosaver”, a startup helping indian citizens to understand and monitor their electricity consumption, “Farm Division”, building the next generation of indoor urban farm, and the Hyperloop India Team, participating to the world’s competition Hyperloop Pod.