Tomas Michalek

Czech Republic

Tomas Michalek



Tomas is co-founder at MakersLab in Prague.

He helos people and organizations to fully understand the opportunities and challenges of additive manufacturing (3D printing), by exploring the world of 3D printing & 3D scanning technologies together with them. He is currently starting a new company that is making use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for industrial inspections. 
Tomas holds an excellent technical knowledge of the cloud architecture and video streaming over wired or wireless IP networks. Deployed an IPTV back-end for a major czech telco operator. Drones & IPTV = streaming video (or other data) directly from the air to your office!

How did you end up joining the #maker movement?

What do you most value in the innovation/maker environment?

What’s the maker movement outlook in your country?

In your opinion, what features in your city/destination/country is more appealing to an innovation-oriented crowd?

You seem to have been able to create such a nurturing environment around your FabLab/makerspace/hackerspace in (your country). What does your audience look like? Who do you mainly target – students, inventors, or… ?

What do you consider your greatest goal as EMW’s Ambassador?

What kind of events are you planning to organize during the EMW?