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Gerstein Science Information Centre

Entrepreneurship

Recommended resources for research related to entrepreneurship, startups and commercialization: from science and technology literature to market research and patents.

3D Printing and Prototyping

Ready to prototype your design? There are numerous resources and tools for design, fabrication, and manufacturing across U of T and within the greater Toronto community.

Use the table below to find services available to all students or accelerator members, or check the Department/Faculty and Community lists to find specific services. Note that training may be required, and some labs and machines have limited access.

Consult the contacts directly to confirm access. There may also be a cost involved in custom printing jobs or to cover materials.

Please note U of T Libraries services are currently available online only. Please contact any other labs to confirm their current access restrictions.

U of T Maker Labs & Services

The following can be accessed by current U of T students, staff and faculty with a valid TCard, unless otherwise noted. Please click the headers to sort the table.

Location Equipment Type Current Availability Access Contact
CFI 3D Facility BMG PHERAstar FS, Cellomics Array Scan VTI, PerkinElmer IVIS Spectrum, Meso Scale Discovery Sector 2400A 3D imaging Available for fee Open to general public; fee for service a.hardy@utoronto.ca
Robarts Library Digital Studio LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printing Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required libraryhelp@utoronto.ca
University of Toronto Mississauga (ICUBE) Creality Ender 3 3D printing Unavailable until further notice ICUBE members; Valid TCard required icube.utm@utoronto.ca
MADLab, Gerstein SIC (B112) HTC Vive Virtual Reality Studio (6 Google Cardboard headsets, RICOH 360 Camera, and HTC Vive) VR equipment Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required madlab@utoronto.ca
MADLab, Gerstein SIC (B112) iLightboard Studio (iPad Pro, Apple pencil, tripod, wireless microphone, backdrop) Studio equipment Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required madlab@utoronto.ca
MADLab, Gerstein SIC (B112) (1) MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanning Unavailable until further notice *Limited on-demand 3D printing services available for research or academic projects Valid TCard required gerstein.3dprinting@utoronto.ca
MADLab, Gerstein SIC (B112) (2) MakerBot Replicator 3D printing Unavailable until further notice *Limited on-demand 3D printing services available for research or academic projects Valid TCard required gerstein.3dprinting@utoronto.ca
Myhal Centre (Entrepreneurship Hatchery) Ultimaker 2, ProJet 5500X 3D printing Apply online for 3D printing service using Google Form Hatchery members; Valid TCard required 3d@uofthatchery.ca
Robarts Library UX Lab UX Services (MacBook Pro 13’’, Microsoft Surface Pro 13’’ with pencil, iPad, large wall-mounted screen, large whiteboard, voice recorder and headset, camera stand, HDMI cables and Mac-friendly dongles, tablet stand, adjustable raised laptop stand, modular tables and seating) and UX Software (Axure, Optimal Workshop, Survey Monkey, Lookback, NVivo, WAVE, Chrome Vox) Studio equipment; Software Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required libux@library.utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace button maker, lego sets Miscellaneous Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace Arduino, Raspberry Pi Micro-controllers Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace full lighting kit (backdrops, digital camera, camcorder, digital voice recorder, tripods, and wireless microphones) Studio equipment Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace Makerbot Replicator 2, Flashforge Creator Pro 3D printing Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace 3D scanner 3D scanning Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca
UTSC Library Makerspace iMacs with Adobe Creative Cloud Software Unavailable until further notice Valid TCard required makerspace.utsc@utoronto.ca

U of T Departments and Faculties

Coming Soon: Centre for Entrepreneurship MakerSpace for Arts and Science 

The new facility will provide equipment for rapid development and prototype testing, and will include a 3D printer, laser cutter, electronics development and test, mechanical and hand tools, etc. 

Community Resources

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This page has been updated by Gerstein TALint student Kaushar Mahetaji.