Prepared by: BEEVERYCREATIVE
Date: June 9, 2016
BEEVERYCREATIVE’s co-founder will also lead Portuguese Fablabs and Makerspaces Network
Dear 3D printing community,
We are very proud to announce that BEEVERYCREATIVE’s co-founder and Head of company’s Innovation Team, Francisco Mendes, will be leading the Portuguese Network of Fablabs and Makerspaces with Bernardo Gaeiras from Fablab Lisboa.
This national network of Fablabs and Makerspaces is part of the StartUP Portugal initiative, a government strategy for entrepreneurship.
Francisco will be working in the development and growth of the current ecosystem of Fablabs and Makerspaces which, in tandem with business incubators and design factories, aim to enrich and strengthen Portuguese technology start-ups to become internationally competitive and at the world forefront of cutting-edge innovation. Just like BEEVERYCREATIVE itself!
We are truly delighted with this and we hope to keep imprinting change with 3D printing!
Head of Marketing, Sales & Community
About Francisco Mendes
Francisco is BEEVERYCREATIVE’s co-founder and Head of company’s Innovation Team. He is currently involved in other initiatives like “PT3D”, a platform to embrace the Portuguese 3D Printing community, the “Hardware City”, a community of entrepreneurs that aim to close the gap between hardware startups and contract manufacturers, Hack’Aveiro, a movement of Aveiro’s Hackers, Makers and Artists, and is a frequent speaker in seminars and conferences mainly about 3D Printing. He has a degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, from Aveiro University, and he holds a post-graduation in Industrial Automation.
Francisco has always been a fervent Maker, and passionate in relation to OpenSource technology. He frequently publishes his own projects on OpenSource community websites, and has always kept BEEVERYCREATIVE in close touch with a wide, like-minded audience.
“BEEVERYCREATIVE is determined to be at the vanguard of the desktop 3D printing business and to push forward this powerful technology eager to be discovered. We are committed to develop, deliver and generate user-friendly solutions with innovative approaches and exceptional quality and design.”