Hewlett Packard Enterprise - FabLab@HPE

Hewlett Packard Enterprise - FabLab@HPE

FabLab@HPE is a project dedicated to the secondary level high schools, with the aim of developing high quality skills to manage a FabLab inside the schools. The project will deploy soft skill competencies to manage a FabLab such as Project Managament, Team Working, Communication skills, Presentation skills, Time Management and Problem Solving.

Students will be involved at HPE in dedicated Laboratory project, with defined roles and responsibilities, acting as a team, with weekly meetings facilitated by HPE, to live and get a first person experience on how a Company works. At the end of the project, the involved students will be able to manage a FabLab, while promoting initially events for the primary level high schools students, focusing on coding skills.


Last update: 26/04/2018
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Pledge Category

Digital skills in education

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/10/2016
End date: 31/12/2017

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: NO

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE's mission is to help customers use technology to slash the time it takes to turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives.

Qualitative Impact

Provide the students with an impressive experiences on the work life, promoting high level quality competencies needed at work, that are not part of the schools training programme.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
People trained face to face/secondary education students 40.000 training hours provided to students 400 400
People reached through awareness raising activities/secondary education students 2,000 2000

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

About 40.000 total hours delivered on the matter of Coding, Project Working, Team Working, Time Mgmt, Problem Solving, Communication and Presentation skills.
20 team trained to manage a FabLab at school in Milan and Rome, with the aim of providing coding training for kids


Milestone name Completion date Status
Signing agreement with the MIUR 31/10/2016 Completed
Signing agreement with the schools 30/11/2016 Completed
Project kickoff at the schools 30/11/2016 Completed
Soft Skills training with HPE specialists 31/03/2017 Completed
Active participation at Project Management laboratories with HPE specialists 31/03/2017 Completed
FabLab events at the schools supported by HPE specialist 30/06/2017 Canceled