MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), is leading the next industrial revolution by setting the standards in reliable and affordable desktop 3D printing. Founded in 2009, MakerBot sells desktop 3D printers to innovative and industry-leading customers worldwide, including engineers, architects, designers, educators and consumers. The company has one of the largest installed bases and market shares of the desktop 3D printing industry, with more than 90,000 MakerBot desktop 3D printers. The robust MakerBot 3D ecosystem makes 3D printing easy and accessible for everyone. To learn more about MakerBot, visit: www.makerbot.com.
About TOM (Tikkun Olam Makers)
TOM is a global community of makers, technology developers, engineers, designers, innovators and need-knowers, who seek to solve unmet societal needs. As the name suggests, in the spirit of the traditional Jewish value of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world. The unique magic of TOM inspires the most brilliant ideas and it happens by bringing together, into one makerspace and for 72 hours of intensive work, the “Need-Knowers” - people who understand the needs, and the “Technologists” - engineers, designers, developers and makers.
Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, seeks out and supports innovative approaches to tackling the world’s biggest challenges. We develop and invest in people and ideas that can help bring shared knowledge to local, regional and global issues around poverty alleviation, public health, access to education and more. For more information, visit www.google.org.
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