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21.05.2020 18:00

Josef Průša @ Global Science Café Czech Centres

Global Science Café Czech Centres is a series of popular science lectures and debates with the best Czech scientists, innovators, economists and other professionals. It is currently an online format organized by the Czech Centres and shared within the entire network.


Science Café online
 Guest: Josef Průša, Moderator: Guy Borg
Language: English

Josef Průša (born 1990), developer of 3D printers, studied applied informatics at the University of Economics. At the age of 19, he began designing 3D printers, and in 2012, he founded Prusa Research

Josef Průša built his first 3D printer in 2012 under the name Prusa Mendel and it can be considered the "Ford Model T" of 3D printing. The Prusa Mendel was relatively easy to assemble, repair and modify. The world of 3D printing has thus opened up to a much wider audience.

Josef Průša lectures on 3D printing and open-source hardware. He teaches Arduino at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University, and he has also taught at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

With the onset of the COVID 19 coronavirus pandemic, Průša Research has been actively involved in face shield printing, which it offers free of charge to all hospitals, general practitioners, dispensaries, dentists, pharmacies, police officers, teachers and other professionals. 

According to Průša, the whole world prints

How we make 3D face shields at Prusa Research

Průša factory Tour



21.05.2020 18:00


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