Top 50 Awesome List


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Aug 1st - Aug 7th, 2022


  • RepRap - Humanity's first general-purpose, self-replicating manufacturing machine.
  • Jun 27th - Jul 3rd, 2022

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  • Awesome Electronicsstars4.3k - A curated list of awesome resources for electronic engineers and hobbyists.
  • Projects

  • Mutable Instruments - Open-source eurorack classics.
  • Winterbloom - Open-source eurorack modules, Thea has some stellar design write-ups on her blog.
  • Jun 20th - Jun 26th, 2022


  • Get your open hardware manufactured - Tips by Ian of Dangerous Prototypes.
  • Platforms

  • - A place to build and share electronics projects.
  • Training programs

  • Open Hardware Makers
  • Open Hardware Academy
  • Papers

  • Haves and have nots must find a better way: The case for open scientific hardware - Paper by Andre Maia Chagas
  • Open Labware: 3-D Printing Your Own Lab Equipment - Paper by Tom Baden, Andre Maia Chagas, Greg Gage, Timothy Marzullo, Lucia L. Prieto-Godino, Thomas Euler
  • May 16th - May 22nd, 2022


  • OpenMVstars1.9k - Open-source, low-cost machine vision platform.
  • Jan 24th - Jan 30th, 2022


  • Precious Plastic - Tools to make plastic recycling as simple as possible.
  • Podcasts

  • Open source hardware podcast - By the Programming Electronics Academy.
  • Amp hour - Open Hardware and The Creative Economy.
  • Semiconductor Insiders - Open Hardware Diversity Alliance.
  • Further Readings

  • Open Source Guide - A website created by GitHub to help people work on open source projects.
  • Open Collective - Enables groups to quickly set up a collective, raise funds and manage them transparently.
  • OSHWA Certification - Provides an easy and straightforward way for producers to indicate that their products meet a uniform and well-defined standard for open-source compliance.
  • Papers

  • What is the “Source” of Open Source Hardware? - Paper by Jérémy Bonvoisin, Robert Mies, Jean-François Boujut, Rainer Stark.
  • Towards national policy for open source hardware research: The case of Finland - Paper by I. T. S. Heikkinen, H. Savin, J. Partanen, J. SeppäläJ, M. Pearce.
  • Open-Source Hardware in Education: A Systematic Mapping Study - Paper by Ruben Heradio, Jesus Chacon, Hector Vargas, Daniel Galan, Jacobo Saenz, Luis De La Torre, Sebastian Dormido.
  • Jan 10th - Jan 16th, 2022


  • GaudiLab - Open-source hardware projects for biology laboratories.
  • Biohack Academy - Open-source biotechnological hardware such as Incubator, Thermocycler, Centrifuge, Microscope, etc.
  • Platforms

  • Thingiverse - A platform for sharing and contributing to design hardware for 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC milling.
  • Instructables - Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your creations.
  • - is the world's largest collaborative hardware development community.
  • Openlifescience - Program to make Open Science ambassadors in research.
  • Further Readings

  • HardwareX Journal - An open access scientific hardware journal.
  • Wikipedia - General information about Open Source Hardware.
  • The Journal of Open Hardware - (JOH) is a peer reviewed open access publication for open hardware research and development.
  • Jan 3rd - Jan 9th, 2022


  • Arduino - Arduino is an open-source electronics platform.
  • Prusa3D - 3D printer manufacturer who shares their work open online.
  • Open Source Ecology - Industrial machines made open.
  • SafeCast - Environmental measurements for the public domain.
  • WikiHouse - Digital designed open housing.
  • OpenBCI - Brain computer interface.
  • OpenSPIM - Open Access platform for Three-dimensional (3D) microscopy.
  • mesoSPIM - Open-source light-sheet microscopes for imaging in cleared tissue.
  • openUC2stars328 - Open-source modular microscopy toolbox.
  • OpenFlexure - Open-source, 3D-printed microscope, including a precise mechanical stage.
  • Talks

  • How Open Hardware will Take Over the World - TEDx talk by Nathan Seidle.
  • Revolution of the open hardware - TEDx talk by Bram Geenen.
  • Why do open hardware - Talk by Limor Fried (ladyada).
  • Open Hardware Projects to Fight COVID-19 - Collection video from N-O-D-E.
  • Designing Open Hardware for 21st century science - Presentation by Andre Maia Chagas.
  • Why open source hardware is(n't) working - Presentation by David Cuartielles.
  • Open source and the future of hardware - Talk by Neil Gershenfeld.
  • Papers

  • Emerging Business Models for Open Source Hardware - Paper by Joshua M. Pearce.
  • Conferences

  • Fosdem - Open Source event online on 5 & 6 February 2022.
  • Open Hardware Summit - Annual conference on open hardware on 22 April 2022.
  • Maker Faire - A celebration of the Maker Movement, locally organized.
  • Platforms

  • Open Hardware Repository - For electronics designers at experimental physics facilities to collaborate on open hardware designs.
  • Open Hardware Observatory - Free blueprints for sustainable open hardware.
  • - Connecting developers where exploring tomorrow starts today.
  • - Tracking amazing open hardware projects.
  • - Make open science hardware ubiquitous by 2025.
  • Podcasts

  • Road to Open Science - Episode on open hardware in the Netherlands.
  • Physics Worlds - Episode on the global impact of open hardware.
  • Command Line Heroes - Episode Makers unite.
  • A-podcast - Open source hardware is the future.
  • Books

  • Building open source hardware - Book by Alicia Gibb, on building open source hardware from 2014.
  • Open-source Lab - Book by Josua m. Pearce, how to build your own hardware and reduce costs.
  • Free to Make - Book by Dale Dougherty, how the maker movement is chaning our schools, our jobs, and our minds.
  • The bridge - Issue of the national academy of engineering on open source hardware.
  • Related awesome

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