The Digital DIY Project has developed a Creative Society Manifesto that identifies and explores 5 key areas and 12 key aspects, based on our research findings, that need to be considered for society to reap the full benefits of digital DIY. It says there is a need:
The maker and DIY movement embeds a high potential in terms of technological and social innovation. Amateurs, prosumers, craft consumers are engaged in the production of the artefacts they need, enabled by the use of rapid manufacturing technology, such as 3D printers and laser cutters.
The general aim of this WP is to integrate and build on the findings of all the other WPs, as well as on the specific findings of the WP itself (see below), in order to produce a roadmap and several reports and other tools directed towards:
Favouring the widest exploitation of the project results beyond the Project itself, in order to increase the awareness in EU of both the potentials and the risks of DiDIY for widespread socioeconomic development;