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A student run hardware design lab at McGill University

About Us

The Factory is a hardware design lab run by students, for students in the department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering at McGill University. The Factory is a dedicated space in room 0080 of the Trottier building for developing personal projects, gaining experience with the latest hardware, or just brainstorming ideas with fellow students. The Factory aims to foster an environment of innovation and collaboration where the resources are provided to make your ideas become a reality.

Become a member!

Becoming a member of the factory is free and gives you access to a space dedicated to creativity.


The Factory is only made possible by generous donations from companies, as well as individuals. If you would like to help support The Factory, please view our sponsorship package available for download and feel free to contact us any time using the information provided below.

Opening Hours

The Factory is open from 12:30 to 4:30 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thrusdays

Office Hours

Contact Us

Lorne Trottier Building
3630 University St
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0C6