Space Tank embraces all forms of creative practice and product development. I think it would be fair to say that the majority of makers who use our Makerspace involve a variety of crafty skills, tricks, digital and material practice to advance their work.

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Space Tank News

Join Space Tank’s Applied Technology Revolution

May 29, 2019
At this year’s Melbourne Knowledge Week, join Space Tank Studio founder, Holger Dielenberg and an esteemed panel of industry experts to gain insights into how startups in legacy industries like health, manufacturing and energy are being transformed by Applied Technologies. Read More >

Space Tank Proud Finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards

November 21, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that the Space Tank makerspace incubator for manufacturing startups was a chosen finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards celebrating the inspirational Melburnians who dedicate their time and energy for the benefit of our city. Read More >

Bespoke Knives for a Cut Throat World

June 5, 2018
The real question when starting any business is how to make your product special. Even McKinnon admits, “At a certain point, all knives cut food.” The beauty of a handmade knife, however, is the time and care that goes into crafting it. Read More >

Space Tank call out for Melbourne Makers

June 1, 2018
Candidates will be selected via a strict application process and the program will take place at Space Tank’s Coburg product development incubator and training facility. Product start-up founders from health care devices, smart wearables, smart city, robotics, leisure and transport sectors will be sourced via university networks, business accelerators and the Victorian start-up scene. Read More >

Incubator to help 50 Victorians from Bench to Business

May 29, 2018
Australia’s grass roots manufacturing tradition is a powerhouse of talent and innovation. At Space Tank, we take these early developers very seriously and make sure we are helping them to succeed. The Bench to Business training program will teach 50 product startups how to get from design all the way to commercialisation taught by industry veterans using current real world methodologies. Read More >

Space Tank Studio gives manufacturing a new spark of life

March 26, 2018
With $250K support funding from LaunchVic, Space Tank will offer the training program to 50 lucky product startups wishing to commercialise market busting concepts. Training will be delivered over 12-months including 30 Classes in 10 categories under the product areas of design, prototyping technology and business & marketing. The course will be offered once and is free of charge. Read More >

Manufacturing a Space For Design – the Space Tank way

November 21, 2017
With manufacturing in Australia in decline, it is increasingly difficult for young designers to see their concepts through to completion. But an innovative new concept called Space Tank Studio is helping designers, artists and product developers turn their ideas into reality. We spoke to the man spearheading the project, Holger Dielenberg. Read More >