Build your own incubator and start growing microbes under controlled conditions. During the class you will also get to know the fundamentals of microbiology. We’ll use our purple pigment bacteria as a standard, but you can also choose your own favourite biological agent. A crash course Arduino programming and soldering is included.


Incubator Design

This week we will build our first Open Hardware lab device: the incubator. Download the design files here:


Bill of Materials

In order to take part in this class you will need the following materials:


Set up your own documentation site on Github.

Additional reading and hacking

Feeling lazy?

Go ahead and buy an incubator: