We are happy to announce that the North Rhine-Westphalian State Minister for Economic Affairs, Digitization, Innovation and Energy Prof. Andreas Pinkwart is the patron of Maker Faire Ruhr. In his welcoming speech to the visitors of Maker Faire Ruhr he expresses his appreciation of the Maker culture. 

To read his full welcoming speech (only available in German), click here.

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