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OCT 21-22 I Yuanmingyuan Road




Learn how your orga­ni­za­tion can be a part of Mak­er Faire Shang­hai and increase your brand aware­ness at this incred­i­ble fam­i­ly-friend­ly extravaganza.


Mak­er Faire pro­vides a unique plat­form for schools & uni­ver­si­ties to show­case and engage with families.


Registration is open!

Wel­come mak­ers of all ages! Are you a stu­dent, pro-mak­er, or a DIY’er who loves to MAKE? Don’t miss out on the oppor­tu­ni­ty to come and show­case your inven­tions & cre­ations to 1000’s of curi­ous vis­i­tors and mak­ers alike. 

Par­tic­i­pa­tion in Call for Mak­ers 2024 is free of charge and open to all ages – who intend to present their project and par­tic­i­pate as per the options list­ed below:

  • Present your project: An exhib­it space will be pro­vid­ed, so as to allow curi­ous onlook­ers and inter­est­ed vis­i­tors to enquire about and enjoy your project;
  • Per­form in pub­lic: A per­for­mance area will be pro­vid­ed so that you can deliv­er your own cre­ative, tech­no­log­i­cal, robot­ic, or musi­cal performances.
“You might go to Mak­er Faire and you see these things and you might think. ‘Who would want to buy that?’ But the peo­ple mak­ing it are get­ting the skills that could change their job in the future.”
Steve Wozniak
Today’s D.I.Y. Is Tomorrow’s ‘Made in America’.”
Barack Obama
44th President of the United States of America
”I think of the mak­er move­ment as being the web gen­er­a­tion meets the real world.”
Chris Andersen
CEO 3D Robotics
“A true cre­ator knows that you fol­low the thing to where it’s going, not to where you think it ought to go.”
Adam Savage
Mythbusters /​Unchained Reaction
“Kids in today’s world are capa­ble of achiev­ing any­thing and with events like Mak­er Faire we get them clos­er and clos­er to accom­plish­ing the impossible.”
Geena Davis
Actress & Producer
“Mak­er Faire is about peo­ple who are always push­ing the edges of their cre­ativ­i­ty to make, inno­vate and cre­ate some­thing only with the pow­er of their imagination.”
Conan O’Brien
TV Host, Comedian, Producer, Writer

Who are we looking for?

At Mak­er Faire Shang­hai, we are always look­ing for peo­ple who can show us the future that lies just around the cor­ner, some­thing we need today more than ever.

Inventors & Innovators

Inno­v­a­tive prod­ucts, pro­to­types, patents, research projects, start-ups, crowd­fund­ing. Any Mak­ers going to mar­ket for the first time should absolute­ly join us!

Robotics & AI

From wheeled robots to ani­ma­tron­ics, from humanoids to Gold­berg machines, from arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence to indus­tri­al automation.


From renew­ables to upcy­cling, from recy­cling mate­ri­als to repair­ing objects, from water to the environment.

STEM Education

Demon­stra­tions, instal­la­tions, exhibits, work­shops, and sci­en­tif­ic shows for adults and children.

Open Source

From open-source hard­ware (OSHW) to open design, the col­lab­o­ra­tion and knowl­edge shar­ing par­a­digm has always been one of the basic ele­ments of the event.

Innovative Crafts

Dig­i­tal fab­ri­ca­tion tools and tech­nolo­gies, from 3D print­ing to CNC machines, from cre­ative wood and met­al work­ing to dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies for cloth­ing and design.


From micro­con­trollers to retro-com­put­ing, from sen­sor tech­nol­o­gy to IoT, from cir­cuit bend­ing to hack­ing, from machine learn­ing to open hardware.

Interactive Art

Projects that use light, dark­ness, sound, music; robot­ic art, cre­ative cod­ing, musi­cal instru­ments, vir­tu­al real­i­ty, and instal­la­tions that involve visitors.

Food & Agriculture

Inno­va­tion in the food sec­tor (food, machines, robot­ics, prepa­ra­tion and con­ser­va­tion meth­ods) and in agri­cul­ture (agro-tech, rur­al inno­va­tion, automa­tion, monitoring).

Health & Wellness

Dis­abil­i­ty aids, and also aids for dai­ly life, bio­med­ical devices, acces­sories for sport, and projects relat­ed to the human body in general.