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Hackerspace.gr logo
Formation 2011
Type Non-profit
Purpose Hacking
Evangelos Balaskas, Pierros Papadeas, Nikos Roussos
Website Hackerspace.gr homepage

Hackerspace.gr ('hsgr') is a hackerspace in Athens, Greece, established in 2011. It operates as a cultural center, computer laboratory and meeting place (with free wireless access).[1] Hackerspace.gr promotes creative coding[2] and hardware hacking[3] through its variety of activities.[4][5] According to its website: "Hackerspace.gr is a physical space dedicated to creative code and hardware hacking, in Athens".


An overview of Hackerspace.gr main lab

Hackerspace.gr vision is inspired by the Open Source philosophy. The main values, according to its vision page, are Excellence, Sharing, Consensus, Do-ocracy.[6] It's a self-funded community, through the membership fee,[7] individual donations and supporters.[8] Every year Hackerspace.gr publishes its annual financial balance titled "The cost of Hacking".[9]


It organizes workshops, lectures,[10] and entertainment[11] and informational [12] events. The events calendar lists several events weekly.[13]


Hackerspace.gr is an incubator place for many projects. Currently there is an OpenROV Taskforce on Hackerspace.gr.[14] Verese community, a project participating on Mozilla WebFWD,[15] is hosting its regular meetings at Hackerspace.gr. Ardupad is also incubated at Hackerspace.gr.[16] A USB drop is located in the central area of the hackerspace.[17]

Mobile Hackerspace[edit]

Hackerspace.gr has been experimenting with the concept of mobile hackerspace.

Hackerspace.gr Geodesic Dome as a mobile hackerspace


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Coordinates: 38°01′01″N 23°43′53″E / 38.01697°N 23.73140°E / 38.01697; 23.73140