As you may have heard already, building hardware is hard. To help young companies understand (and avoid) the common pitfalls of building physical products, Hardware Pioneers has teamed up with Dragon Innovation, the manufacturing software and services company who has helped startups like Pebble, Makerbot and Sphero to bring their products to life. Check here the many hardware startups Dragon Innovation has helped throughout these years. In this workshop, Dragon Innovations CEO Scott Miller and VP Europe Nicolas Avril will guide you through the foundation of manufacturing, the Manufacturing Triangle, and the cornerstones of this: cost, quality and schedule. IMPORTANT In the second part of the workshop you will have the opportunity to discuss privately your product design or manufacturing challenges with the Dragon Innovation team, and get extraordinary support at no cost. Bring your product to the workshop to facilitate the conversation and focus on whats most important to you. The Manufacturing Expert Dragon Innovations CEO Scott Miller has more than 20 years experience in the industry, working previously at iRobot as VP of Engineering where he was responsible for leading the Roomba team to scale the functional prototype to high-volume production. What youll learn - The foundation of manufacturing.- The Manufacturing Triangle: Cost, Quality, Schedule.- Risk navigation to scale your company.- Select a vetted factory.- Costs to build at scale. Agenda 6:00 pm - Arrival and registration.6:15 pm - Pizza and drinks will be served.6:30 pm - Event opening. 6:45 pm - Session 1 - The Manufacturing Triangle: Cost, Quality Schedule (interactive talk by Scott Miller, CEO of Dragon Innovation).7:45 pm - Session 2: One x One meetings with Scott Miller and Nicolas Avril (Europe VP at Dragon Innovation). This is a unique opportunity for you to discuss privately about your product design or manufacturing challenges with the Dragon Innovation team, and get extraordinary support at no cost. Bring your product to the workshop to facilitate the conversation and focus on whats most important to you.Connect with other startup teams in the room while waiting for your turn, there is much to learn from other companies experience.9.30 pm - Event ends.
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