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Agency in Crisis: From Outer Space to The Edge of Disaster


Dara Dotz keynote at the Slush conference, sharing how Field Ready's work demonstrates how technology can be used to tackle extreme supply chain challenges and help people during humanitarian crises.

Fast Company
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This Nonprofit is the MacGyver of Tough Problems in War Zones


An interview with Fast Company exploring the life-saving work Field Ready is doing in Syria and beyond.


For earthquake-ravaged town, 3D printer saves lives

Field Ready's Abi Bush shows our work in Nepal and how it applies to disasters worldwide.

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"Humanitarian Aid through 3D printing" Dupa Blog. Profile with several interviews of Field Ready team members.

"No more sleeping on the floor" Vanuatu Daily Post. Article on Field Ready's Ambae Response. 


"Designing in crisis" Born to Design: SolidWorks Podcast. Interview with Dara Dotz. 


"How local manufacturing is redefining humanitarian aid" The Engineer. Interview with Eric James. (pdf)

"This nonprofit is the MacGyver of tough problems in war zones" Fast Company. Interview with Dara Dotz. 


"Industry 4.0 manufacturing principles leveraged in disaster areas by Field Ready" TCT Magazine. Article with Eric James and Abi Bush. 


"Field Ready mise sur l’impression 3D pour fournir de l’aide dans les zones sinistrées" French Web. Interview with Dara Dotz from Hello Tomorrow.  


"NGO helps Syrian refugees make 'vertical gardens' to grow food" AFP news agency. News segment on our work in Jordan.


"Q&A Series #1: When Women Do Better, Countries Do Better" Medium. Dara Dotz interview with USAID. 


"Can Online Communities Improve Humanitarian Aid?" HuffingtonPost. Humanitarian Makers approach highlighted.



"3D Printing and DIY Solutions Providing Rapid Response in Disaster Areas" ReliefWeb. Field Ready's recent work and approach highlighted.



"Post-Hurricane, Makers Are Designing DIY Solutions for Disaster Relief" Fast Company. Field Ready's recent work in the Caribbean highlighted.


"How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief" France 24 (in English). Field Ready's Dara Dotz interviewed.



"Les Makers en du coeur" France 24 (en francias). Dara Dotz, du Field Ready, a interviewe.



"Alumni Interviews: Susan Long & Abi Bush" Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge University. Two key staff members interviewed.



"Where there’s fire, there’s smoke: How Nepal is combating house smoke inhalation" Mojo Correspondent. Our work in livelihoods covered.



"Dara Dotz on Applying Maker Skills to Disaster Areas " Make Magazine. Interview with Dara Dotz. 



"Doctors turn to 3D printing to source medical supplies in earthquake-recovering Nepal" ABC News (Australia). Field Ready's Ram Chandra Thapa interviewed.



"Makers sur le front de l’urgence humanitaire" Makery. Field Ready's work highlighted.



"Humanitarian Makers Getting Field Ready" 3D Start Point. Field Ready's Eric James interviewed.



"Social Innovators Accelerating Change in Nepal" Huffington Post. Field Ready's Ram Chandra Thapa and Andrew Lamb interviewed.


"How the First Humanitarian Maker Faire Advocated for Empowerment, not charity" Make: magazine. Field Ready's participation and approach in the first Nepal Maker Fair in Kathmandu highlighted.



"These Makers Are Building The Products Disaster Areas Need-In The Place Where They're Needed" Fast Company's Co.Exist, Ideas: Future of Philanthropy section. Field Ready's global approach and reach described.



"3D Printer Opportunity for Life: Additive Manufacturing takes Humanitarian Action" Deloitte, Review Issues 19. Field Ready described as a expemplar of a new way to provide aid.



"3D Printers Can Change Humanitarian Aid" 3D Printing Industry. Field Ready highlighted in overview article.



"Ashley Dara Dotz uses frugal innovation to save lives" iQ. Dara Dotz interviewed by Intel.



"White House Honors Champions of Change" MAKE: Magazine coverage of Dara Dotz's recognition by the White House.



"How 3D printing is heling relief efforts" Sky News video story about our work in Nepal; Andrew Lamb interviewed.



"For earthquake ravaged town, 3D printer saves lives" MSNBC Video story about our work in Nepal; Abi Bush interviewed.



"Inspiring Solutions that Save Lives & Support Development - 2016 Edition" Aid Forum highlights Field Ready in their annual review of the latest in disaster relief and innovation.


"Could the Fourth Industrial Revolution be coming to humanitarian assistance" RedR blog Articulation of our impact. 


"When disaster strikes, it's time to fly in the 3D printers" The Guardian Field Ready's work in Nepal covered.


"Field Ready uses 3D printing to provide relief in quake-stricken Nepal and beyond" Field Ready's work highlighted.


"Solar-Powered 3D Printers a Game-Changer for Developing Countries" EcoWatch Field Ready's innovative work covered.


"3D Printing Disaster Relief" TEDx Kansas Dara Dotz's TEDx talk.


"Digital Innovation Helps Host Countries Welcome 3.5 Million Syrian Refugees By End of 2015" Business 2 Community. Field Ready's approach spotlighted.


"Hard Disk: Changing Disaster Relief" DR Radio. Andrew Lamb interviewed by Denmark's DR Radio. 


"TEDx Reimagines the Future: 5 Takeaways" Kansas City Business Journal. Dara Dotz's TEDx talk highlighted.


"3D printing in disaster management" New Republica. Training activities in Nepal covered.


"3D Printing can revolutionise emergency health care" SciDevNet. Laura James interviewed.  


"Disaster Relief: 'Field Ready' & 'Bold Machines' Create 100% 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands & More"


"From umbilical clamps to oxygen masks, 3D printing transforms aid" Thomson Reuters Foundation. Andrew Lamb interviewed.  


"Stop printing toys! You can save lives with 3D Printers" Wired (DE). Andrew Lamb interviewed for Wired magazine.  


"Field Ready and 3D Printing: 'Hyper-Local Manufacturing in the Developing World" Replicator World. Eric James interviewed.


"Power to the People: 3D Printing Being Used in Disaster Relief" Our work highlighted by 3DP leader.


"How to 3D Print Instant Disaster Relief" SingularityHub Overview of our work on 3DP and the potential of exponential technology coming out of Singularity University.


"Haiti Project Update" on the UN's ReliefWeb


"3D Printing Medical Tools in Haiti and Beyond" Core77 Dara Dotz and Eric James interviewed while in Haiti.


"How 3D Printers Are Boosting Off-The-Grid, Underdeveloped Communities" - Motherboard Dara Dotz and Eric James interviewed while in Haiti.


"3D printing and the future of disaster relief" - Al Jazeera

Eric James explains the potential of 3D printing in humanitarian response.


"Rapid manufacturing for quick onset disasters" Humanitarian Innovation Fund supported project in Haiti. 


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