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Welcome to the Prototype Design Lab Portal!
You have reached the Information Technology's Prototype Design Lab Portal. Once you join and demonstrate safety requirements, you will be eligible to use the lab. Here you will find the calendar where you can register for lab hours, the store where you can purchase supplies, and cool photos and videos of what is happening in the lab!  Please click around and explore!

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The Prototype Design Lab is the educational outreach component of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA), an extension of its research into digital fabrication and computation. The Prototype Design Lab is a technical prototyping platform for innovation and invention, providing stimulus for local entrepreneurship. The Prototype Design Lab is also a platform for learning and innovation: a place to play, to create, to learn, to mentor, and to invent.


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