Spark Makerspace is a community-run workshop & learning center that is open to the general public in southeastern CT.

Members pay monthly dues to access a full woodshop, commercial kitchen, 3D printers, CNC machine and laser cutter, robotics lab, screenprinting equipment, shared office space, retail space and much more.

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    Thames River Hackathon 2016

    Description: The fourth stop in the 2016 Northeast Hackathon series will be on the banks of Connecticut's Thames River. The CURE Innovation Commons, in Groton, and Connecticut College and Spark Makerspace, both in New London, are teaming up to organize the area's first community hackathon. We're putting out the call for all techies, coders, visionaries, and nerds to come out and develop creative solutions to real-world problems in our communities.  The theme of this hackathon is Transit and will feature kick-off presentions from local experts who will explain some of the transit-oriented issues in the New London & Groton area. Not interested in transit issues? You should still come! We're open to everyone's ideas! For more information or to sign up, please visit our Eventbrite page Participants and attendees of the Thames River Hackathon are expected and required to abide by our Code of Conduct to provide a harassment-free conference experience for everyone.
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    Crowd Funding Campaign for Innovation Places is live!

    Spark is playing a strong role to help New London & Groton achieve Innovation Place status, a new designation in the state that helps places attract and retain talent. As part of the fundraising effort to match the up to $50,000 that may come in from the state to support the phase one planning process Spark has launched this crowd funding campaign on, Indiegogo's platform for nonprofits in which all giving is tax-deductible. Watch the video here:
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