Olabi innovation hub promotes a toolkit to encourage diversity in companies.

i’s digital toolkit aims to guide and help CEOs, managers, administrators and human resource leaders to adopt policies focused on incorporating diversity in their companies.

Olabi launches a project to empower and engage seniors through technology.

In May of this year, Olabi held the second edition of “Aprenda com uma avó”. The project was created in 2020 to be exclusively face-to-face, but its activities were adapted to a 100% digital environment during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a proposal for people over 60 to offer classes on varied knowledge to a wide […]

Protege BR: Support network for health professionals against COVID-19

The Olabi, in Brazil, built a digital platform that organises information related to the decentralised production of medical supplies during the pandemic. Protege BR shows the production of more than 220 groups across Brazil, organises online events to transfer technology between them, connect the groups with health agents and donors, and also provides open PPE […]

ColaborAmerica 2017

We finished 2017 with the first GIG meeting in Latin America. The gathering happened at ColaborAmerica, one of the biggest festivals in new economies in the continent, that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from November 23th to 25th, and was co-organized by Olabi, one of our GIG associates in Brazil. More than 2.500 innovators, […]

Wearable technology for empowerment

GIG member Rebeca Duque Estrada is a co-founder of Olabi Makerspace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and gave a presentation on tech wearables at the TEDx IE Madrid this June. Rebeca takes us through her own and amazing experience with tech wearables and its incredible capability of empowerment and communication. Rebeca Duque Estrada is a Brazilian architect […]

GIG 2016 at re:publicaTEN

70 innovators, makers and hackers from 25 countries DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE GIG Makerspace and GIG Stage focus on global Maker Movement and innovation ecosystems DIY workshops and talks on grassroots innovation, circular economy and industrial (r)evolution   Berlin, 27 April 2016 – Just a few days left until Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) returns […]