Creative events

Educating young people about robotics is one of the missions of the IMERIR Association

Promoting science, computing, and robotics to the youngest is one of our defining goals. This is why we organize various events around the themes of the school.

Tech’innOV Festival 2019

Creative events 1This year, the first edition of a festival dedicated to digital technological innovation, the Tech’innOV Festival will take place from 24 to 26 january 2019 on the Orles Valley site and the Campus Sud Formation/IMERIR in Perpignan.

This new event is managed by IMERIR, colleges, high schools and the town hall of Perpignan for his organization and animation (free festival and open to young people and the public of Catalonia). The animation will be organized around discovery stands (robotics, model making, inventions, computer science, virtual reality…) and participatory workshops (welding, 3D printing, programming of robots, initiation Scratch language, flying drone piloting, boats and under-marines, engraving and laser cutting, handing of FabLab tools…) These workshops are also complemented by demonstrations, expositions projects and activities,…with a triple objective:

  • Create the desire to create with young and less-young people
  • Show that it is possible and easy to learn about digital technologies
  • Promote scientific and technological studies

This event is expanded compared to the MakerFaire Perpignan 2018, duration doubled, increased area, more workshops and more expositions…

Free scholls visits are organized on Thursday 24 and Friday 25, morning and afternoon, guided tour by class or group of classes, then free visit. If you want information or to reserve a visit, please contact us directly:

Saturday 26th, the exposition is open to the public (free entry) the opportunity for many schoolchildren to return with their parents.



Maker Faire Perpignan 2018, 2017 and 2016

Creative events 2Maker Faire is the greatest trade fair —a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what they have made and to share what they have learned.

IMERIR has organized 3 consecutive years the Perpignan Mini Maker Faire on the CCI Sud Formation Perpignan campus with its partner Perpignan FabLab.

Open Bidouille Camp Perpignan 2018 and 2017

The Open Bidouille Camp Perpignan Creative events 3is an event organized by the IMERIR students at Perpignan FabLab. It offers a platform for the “Makers” in the South of France and Catalonia. It is also a discovery of invention, creativity as well as the pooling of knowledge!