QC Co-Lab Clean Up Day

QC Co-Lab Clean Up Day
The QC Co-Lab will be having a clean up day on May 15 & 16. We are hoping to channel our inner Marie Kondo and figure out just what gives us joy at the Co-Lab! We will be providing food for the day to and members who would like to volunteer their time. If you ...

Definitions added!

The QC Co-Lab board of directors has voted to adopt a list of policy definitions to help describe and convey the policy of the QC Co-Lab. The list of current definitions can be found here or by navigating to the Info tab and then looking under Policies. This will hopefully be a living document that ...

Welcome to the QC CoLab!

Welcome to the QC CoLab!
A place to build. A place to design. A place to create. A space to meet. A space to collaborate. A space to make. A spot to play. A spot to innovate. A spot to engineer. A playground for geeks and artists.

Changes to Family Memberships

The QC Co-Lab has decided to simplify our membership offerings.  The goal for this change is to  increase inclusivity and to  better manage  the training  and  access of members  that are currently  using the QC Co-Lab’s family membership option. Effective  September  31st we will be ending our family membership option.  In its place,  we will ...

Website Updates

You may have noticed that the QC Co-Lab website has a number of changes to the top menu and the content that is directly accessible. Below are some of the changes that can be seen on the site! We have added an “Announcements” section to the top menu. This section will contain posts, articles, and ...

Insect Control at the Co-Lab

The Co-Lab has decided to have the building sprayed for insects. This will be a building-wide process that will happen a minimum of once per month for two months. An exact date for the spraying has not yet been set but as soon as it is there will be notice given on the Announcements page ...

Can Return Changes

The Co-Lab has decided to allow all members to return the cans that are located in the lab. This is to lower the number of cans left around the lab at any given time. Please feel free to remove the cans from the lab as long as they are being returned or recycled.

Waste Removal Changes

The Co-Lab has recently switched providers for our dumpster from County Waste to Republic. We went from a 2-yard dumpster to a 4-yard dumpster. The Republic dumpster can be found in the back lot currently but is going to be moved to where the County Waste dumpster used to be located. Additionally, we will be ...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update
The QC-Colab is still working to both keep the membership safe during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as continue to provide services. We are continuing to follow Iowa’s guidelines and are working to keep the lab clean, minimize any grouping of members via social distancing, and asking our members to do their best to follow ...

PPE at the Co-Lab

PPE at the Co-Lab
The Effort. As many of you know from the last post we have been printing and manufacturing as much PPE for front line medical workers as possible these last few weeks. The process has been full of both challenges and rewarding successes. Production Capacity. This effort is continuing and scaling up where possible. We have ...