27 Jun201829th June 2018
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MyMachine Belgium Opening Event video

MyMachine Belgium Opening Event video

This is what happened last Tuesday at the Opening Event of MyMachine Belgium 2018 Exhibition. With over a thousand participants: children-inventors, students, teachers, professors, leading voices in industry, education, government and with the keynote by Mr. Tom Vander Ark, leading voice of education in the USA. Enjoy the video:  

26 Jun201828th June 2018
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MyMachine Flanders & Brussels 2018 Exhibition opening event (Belgium)

MyMachine Flanders & Brussels 2018 Exhibition opening event (Belgium)

Tuesday June 25th. 11AM. At Technopolis in Mechelen, Belgium. 1000 visitors anxious to go inside and start discovering the results of one full school year’s work of co-created creativity by 650 students from all educational levels and 26 different schools throughout the country. This year, the MyMachine Belgium 2018 Exhibition Opening Event was co-hosted by...

05 Jun20186th June 2018
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Leading voice in education in USA, Tom Vander Ark to keynote at MyMachine Belgium Exhibition 2018 Opening event

Leading voice in education in USA, Tom Vander Ark to keynote at MyMachine Belgium Exhibition 2018 Opening event

There’s 3 extraordinary reasons to be at the MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) 2018 Exhibition Opening Event on June 26th in Technopolis Mechelen (Belgium): 1. Some 650 child-inventors and students from all over the country will be there to visit the exhibition. As they have been co-creating their own dream machine with their classroom in the current school...

28 May201829th May 2018
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Join our Mailing List

Join our Mailing List

We have now (and only now, which is, in hindsight, remarkable) decided to create a mailing list. We will send news about all MyMachine chapters from around the world, but we will only do that when there is something to tell. So it will not be a fixed-scheduled-newsletter every week or every month. It will...

28 Feb20184th March 2018
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Global Coordinators Meeting in Kortrijk

Global Coordinators Meeting in Kortrijk

This week was a remarkable one for MyMachine. It marked the very first gathering of (almost) all MyMachine coordinators from around the globe. The 2-day meeting was crucial in the further development of our global strategy. And, as always, we were not afraid to challenge ourselves. This time round with the same central assignment we give...

06 Feb20189th February 2018
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Manufacturing Industry in Belgium supports MyMachine

Manufacturing Industry in Belgium supports MyMachine

At the Future Factories 2018 Award Gala (organised by Agoria, Sirris, Fevia, Fedustria, Centexbel and Flanders’ Food), the manufacturing industry in Belgium chose to support MyMachine financially and give us the opportunity to present what we are doing to support this very important manufacturing industry. The manufacturing industry in Belgium is facing some of the greatest...

01 Feb201812th February 2018
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MyMachine featured in February edition of VOKA Chamber of Commerce Belgium Magazine

MyMachine featured in February edition of VOKA Chamber of Commerce Belgium Magazine

The February edition of the magazine “Ondernemers” (Entrepreneurs) of the Belgian Chamber of Commerce (VOKA) features an interview with MyMachine Flanders & Brussels coordinator Aagje Beirens and MyMachine Co-Founder Piet Grymonprez. The article focusses on the Global Reimagine Education Presence Learning Gold Winner 2018 award MyMachine received in Philadelphia last December and how exactly MyMachine...

12 Jan201815th January 2018
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Creating their own computer game

Creating their own computer game

Ever since the day the elementary school children (Kortrijk, Belgium) got a suprise visit from the Digital Arts & Entertainment (HOWEST Univerity of Applied Sciences) students, they knew their invention was going to become a computer game. The university students decided to incorporate every single invention of every child into the computer game. Since that...

19 Dec201715th January 2018
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MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) Work In Progress in 2 cities

MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) Work In Progress in 2 cities

For the last couple of years, December is marked to be a very special month in Belgium. It’s the almost-end-of-part-2 of MyMachine. Since the day the university students have been to the elementary school classroom, a lot has happened. The university student knew what dream machine they needed to design. They had to deliver different...

27 Jun201724th August 2017
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MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) Exhibition 2017 in Brussels

MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) Exhibition 2017 in Brussels

Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th mark the 3-day MyMachine Flanders & Brussels exhibition 2017 at Brussels’ Library Muntpunt. Some 700 children from elementary schools came, view, concerned and approved their very own inventions turned into 12 working prototypes. This time round, not just business people and other different stakeholders were at this Brussels...

22 Dec201619th May 2017
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MyMachine Belgium Work-In-Progress 2016

MyMachine Belgium Work-In-Progress 2016

What happens if you bring in 450 child-inventors into one room at HOWEST University of Applied Sciences in Kortrijk? The answer is: they become loud and enthusiastic feedback machines to the university students that are designing their inventions. Each year again, it’s so wonderful to see the university students getting hands-on honest feedback from the...

25 Jun201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Belgium Final Exhibition 2016

MyMachine Belgium Final Exhibition 2016

Some rain. But for most, a lot of sun and very hot temperatures in downtown Brussels. 4 dream machines are on display outside of The Bronks (Youth Theatre), 6 dream machines inside. With a direct impact of 65, this means that more than 700 people collaborated in creating these dream machines. The participating elementary school...

16 Dec201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Belgium (Flanders) Work-In-Progress

MyMachine Belgium (Flanders) Work-In-Progress

Yesterday was a great day for MyMachine Belgium. Hundreds of children visited the “inventor-school” (Howest University of Applied Sciences – Industrial Design Center) to assess the works of the product and game design students. At this Work-In-Progress event all children inventors give honest feedback about the elaboration of the concepts of their dream machine. This...

28 Oct201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Belgium and Slovenia creating together one dream machine !

MyMachine Belgium and Slovenia creating together one dream machine !

MyMachine Global is proud to announce a new and unique international collaboration between MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) and MyMachine Slovenia. During this academic year the 3 educational levels in Belgium (Kortrijk) and Slovenia (Ljubljana and Nova Gorica) will cooperate both offline and online as one international team with one goal: the making of a working prototype...

29 Jun201512th October 2017
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MyMachine Belgium exhibition on National Television

The MyMachine Belgium (Flanders) Exhibition on national television in a dedicated news show targeting youth (Dutch): http://www.ketnet.be/karrewiet/23-juni-2015-my-machine. This news item focusses on the visit to the exhibition of the elementary school that invented the game that has been developed in this MyMachine cycle.

19 Jun201512th October 2017
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MyMachine Exhibition Slovenia and Belgium widely covered in the media

We’re very happy to share some of the great media coverage both exhibitions benefitted from both in Slovenia as in Belgium. Here’s 2 examples from both countries: In Slovenia the MyMachine Exhibition got almost a complete page in the Delo (one of, if not the most important newspaper in Slovenia). You can see the picture...

18 Jun201512th October 2017
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Grand Opening of MyMachine Belgium Exhibition

Today was a magnificent day for MyMachine. MyMachine Belgium (Flanders) just celebrated their Grand Opening in Kortrijk. The expo tails the 2014-15 edition of MyMachine Belgium (Flanders). 450 Children from the participating schools in Belgium, arrived at 10 o’clock. They could discover all of the elaborated working prototypes and test them out ! The higher education students were there...

05 Jun201512th October 2017
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Sneak preview on the MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) results: this is the Disease-Vacuum-Cleaner

Click here for the Dutch Documentary by Regional Television TV OOST: children/inventors from the Belgian elementary school discovering, at the technical high school, their working prototype: the Disease-Vacuum-Cleaner. This is one of the dream machines that will be on display at the Grand MyMachine Flanders Exhibition, opening June 18th in the City of Kortrijk. Join us...

16 May201512th October 2017
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MyMachine Belgium announces its Grand Exhibition 2015

The MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) Grand Exhibition will take place 18-28 June 2015 at the Buda Arts Center in the City of Kortrijk. This Grand Exhibition is the final chapter of the MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) cycle 2014-2015. In this cycle more than 600 pupils and students from 21 different schools in Flanders participated. 18 June is...

30 Apr201512th October 2017
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MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) launches new Call for Participants 2015-2016

MyMachine Flanders in Belgium, just launched their new call for participants 2015-2016. This call for participants aims at schools in Flanders and Brussels to participate at the MyMachine cycle 2015-2016 in Belgium. This new MyMachine cycle will start end of September 2015.   If your school wants to apply, follow this link: http://mymachine.be/nieuws/gezocht-enthousiaste-scholen-voor-deelname-aan-mymachine-vlaanderen-2015-2016 We’re ready to...