L’Etabli, a FabLab in Soustons


  • Project's name : L'Etabli, a FabLab in Soustons 
  • Country : France 
  • Area (for France only) : Nouvelle-Aquitaine 
  • Thematic : Culture Sport Leisure, Education Childhood and Youth, Employment services and Entrepreneurship 


  • Structure name : UTL Landes Côte Sud 
  • Address : 10, allée des vergn 
  • Postal code : 40140 
  • City : Soustons 
  • Tel : 05 58 41 23 66 
  • Email : contact@letabli.net 
  • Type of structure : Non profit organization 
  • Project's manager contact : chairman 
  • Website : letabli.net 


  • Context, issues : L'Etabli is a Fab Lab deployed on the territory of the Inter-Community MACS (Maremne Adour Côte-Sud), localized in the Landes' south. It's an association focused on 2 main topics : the economic action and the education/the youth. The project is in a prefigurative state since february 2014. The project' strategy is network based, thus, L'Etabli is a "Third-place" : a mix of people and actors of the local life, a cooperation place between local TPE and ETI and the universities poles for research. 
  • Goals : -To connect the territory to the poles of high education and R&D for the benefit of the local companies;
    -To spread a scientific and technical culture with everyone, especilay the youngest;
    -To realize actions of qualification and insertion for the people away from employement;
    -To rely on existing devices, such as incubator, and extend their actions in the field of innovation supporting. 
  • Targeted audience : L'Établi targets 7 large families of users through services grouped in 7 larges functions :
    1-The teleworkers and the nomad workers
    2-The handymen, seniors, children, young people
    3-The students, secondary school students, primary students
    4-The craftsmen, entrepreneurs, companies
    5-The artists, designers, architects, creators
    6-The researchers, doctoral students
    7-All target audiences 
  • Actions implemented : L'Établi aims to bring a contribution to the digital transformation of the Landes' South territory through a scheduling of various activities :
    -Scientific mediations and animations related to the digital (open house, exibition, demonstrations, seminars, universities-companies meeting…);
    -Thematics workshop (3D printing, electronics, robotic, computer programming…) ;
    -Training on equiments and software of the Fab Lab, the concepts of the digital creation ;
    -Support for the realisation and implementation of digital projects (economy, culture, arts, education );
    -Provision of equipment and skills ;
    -Do-it-yourself and discoverie workshop ;
    -Activities in the SSE and integration field.
  • Project's start year : 2014 


  • Global cost (in Euros) : 169900 €

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