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Hackgyver *DEFINITELY CLOSED*

Hackgyver was a non-profit association (under the French law of 1901)
where members discuss and develop various kinds of projects.

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Belfort, France
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This hackerspace is now definitely closed.

Due to the difficulties to get a new local to put our stuff and the demotivation of the hackspace staff the general assembly who occured the wed 5 april 2017 was really a lot awaited about the future of the association.
During the assembly a dissolution vote was launched and voted unanimously.
The remaining funds will be donated either to the new association created or to another association who should be also law 1901 (according to the statutes of hackgyver).

Over the years, we fighted with the French administration for subventions and to participate into local events, the word 'hack' in 'Hackgyver' have afraid a lot of bureaucrats and was clearly a problem for us.

Being a hackerspace haven't helped, compared to fablabs no plan exist to get helps/support from the town hall of Belfort, the administration and their friends asked us multiples times to rename the association, we didn't.
But we are fatigued of this, altought we was actively participating into events/meeting repair cafes/congress etc... the hackerspace was just slowy dying from the inside.

We have discussed about the possibility of making a new association (possibly called HG-Lab, name isn't yet found) for which a meeting is scheduled on Saturday 29 April 2017 in the rantanplan room (near the UTBM foyer).
The hackerspace would be recreated as fablab but once again nothing yet is decided.


Thank you for the fun over these years and we hope to see you at the meeting for Sat 29 Apr.
This page will be no more updated.



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This page is destined for our non French-speaking friends who live near us (Switzerland, Germany mainly).
If you can understand French then have a look on our website hackgyver.fr instead !
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Members meet each wednesday at 20h, in the bar "The One Shot".
Adress: 23 bis Avenue Wilson 90000 Belfort (in front of the train station of Belfort)

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Note for visitors:
if you plan to visit, please inform us first via mail, at the address contact☆hackgyver.org, like that we can prepare you 'a tour' of our activities, etc...

This Hackerspace is open to everyone.
We are composed mostly of UTBM and IUT students but also of various other persons such as electronicians, pentesters, developpers, hams, cabinetmakers, a wild variety of persons.
The association committee changes every year.
The primary goal of Hackgyver is to introduce technology to the mass, to share our passion and develop better ideas together, we are here for having fun and making new friends, we participate also to popular festivals and cultural events about technology and sometime we also organize them.
The annual membership fee of the hackerspace is €15 (dirt cheap!)

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  • Dissolution of the hackerspace

    Xylitol04/27/2017 at 16:35 0 comments

    During the last general assembly the dissolution was voted and so, approved unanimously.
    Thanks for all the fun and check the hackerspace details or the mailing list for more informations.


    It's not over, we plan to form a new association (this time it would be probably under a 'fablab' banner, but still with the hackerspace spirit.)
    We count on you to be present at the meeting next saturday (29 April 2017) to discuse about all of this in the rantanplan room of UTBM.
    Members, please check the mailing list for info and plans.

    Thank you for all the fun, and hopefully, see you in the new base !

  • General Assembly wed 5 april 2017

    Xylitol03/24/2017 at 09:39 0 comments

    Une assemblée générale se tiendra au One shot à Belfort (en face la gare, 23 Avenue Wilson, 90000 Belfort) le mercredi 5 avril 2017.

  • Hackerspace comeback

    Xylitol10/01/2016 at 06:41 0 comments

    Meetings are back as well as events, after one week of reopening we participated to the second edition of OBC Auxerre (Open Bidouille Camp) the 24 Sept.
    An opportunity for us to celebrate again the Hacking/DIY with our friends from others fablabs/hackerspaces.


    We are unfortunately still awaiting a new local, meetings are now done at the bar "The One Shot" in front of the train station of Belfort (23 bis Avenue Wilson)
    The day and time of meets haven't changed, every Wednesday from 20h.

    Hackgyver booth.

    Modification of cameras for astronomy.

    Coil gun showoff.

    Drone FPV modification.

    Huge success with more of 750 visitors, thanks you for comming.

  • Summer closure

    Xylitol06/28/2016 at 18:59 0 comments

    Because of holidays, there will be no more Hackgyver meets until September.
    And hopefully in a new local.

    In the meantime, enjoy some Saline Royale.

    Happy holidays !

  • Fête le vous-même 2016

    Xylitol05/29/2016 at 15:12 0 comments

    Hackgyver was at Fête le vous-même !
    With l'Usine a Belfort & the association Urbain Des Bois

    More pictures and media on our wiki !

  • Hackgyver at la Saline Royale

    Xylitol05/25/2016 at 00:19 0 comments

    We recently participated into an event with some others hackerspace/fablabs into Saline Royale for the night of museum in europe.

    Special hello fly to:

    • L'ATELIER DES BEAUX BOULONS
    • ONE MAN FABLAB
    • ESPACE MULTIMEDIA GANTNER
    • FLO KAUFMANN
    • IMAL
    • LABOMEDIA
    • LFO/RESONNANCE
    • LAURENT MALYS / ARTEFACTS / PING
    • 3615 SENOR


    Lockpick workshop:

    Electronics / Linux installation workshop

    Radio workshop:

    More pictures can be found on our wiki !

  • Hackerspace meets are back !

    Xylitol05/02/2016 at 13:05 0 comments

    Following the expectations of finding new local, weekly meetings will be temporarily host at the bar "one shot" in front of the train station of Belfort.
    Thanks to them !

    Adress : 23bis Avenue Wilson, 90000 Belfort, France
    Ps: always on Wednesday from 8. p.m

  • Hackerspace meetings temporarily stopped

    Xylitol04/15/2016 at 23:58 0 comments

    Hello,
    The meetings of wednesday and friday are stopped till an unknown duration.
    The people of l'Usine who was hosting us, had to move and so on for us.
    Unfortunately we don't have a new local, we are looking to solve this problem and hopefully find a new place rapidly.

    If you are a member, read the mailing list for details and update.

  • News from the hackerspace

    Xylitol03/27/2016 at 20:31 0 comments

    A general assembly will take place next wednesday to discuss about some important topic and projects direction.
    if you are not a member of hackgyver and plan to visit, we suggest you to come around 10 p.m.

    In the meantime here is a photo from a polargraph party did at the Hackerspace.

  • Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow !

    Xylitol03/08/2016 at 01:29 0 comments

    Snow and hackers are here, where are you?

    Come meet us tomorrow from 8 pm !

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