Welcome to Octanis Association

Octanis Association, the sister of Octanis Instruments, promotes open and citizen-run projects around the field of software and electronics. We help our members achieve their goals through hands-on workshops and guidance.

Who we are Raffael and Sam who work as full time engineers at Octanis Instruments during the day, run Octanis Association by night.

When and where to find us

We have an open night at our space usually on the first Friday of the month.

Check our meetup page for the next date and join us!

Becoming a member

New members present themselves at our monthly Open Nights. Event dates are published on our meetup page. Please fill in the registration form if you're interested to join the association as a member.

Upcoming Events

Meetup Page

Book our Space for your Event

Booking Page

Using our Atelier

As of July'21, access to the main room is secured with an electronic lock. You can open the lock using the mobile app “Tapkey”. Create an account, log in and send your user name to to get access. Please remember that access is restricted to Octanis members.

After becoming a member and attending the respective training session you can use the atelier by yourself during the opening hours. You can use all tools and materials up to a total value of 50 CHF / year for free.

There is an additional service fee for commercial support, provided by our partner Octanis Instruments. They also offer doing certain machine work for you or can design and make a part for you.

Atelier Prices

  • 3D printing 1 CHF / h, (10 CHF / h commercial user), 30 CHF / kg material
  • Laser cutting, 16 CHF / h, (50 CHF / h commercial user), (Size: 650x450mm)
  • Soldering + Measurment, Free, (50 CHF / h commercial user)

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