30 Jun20173rd July 2017
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International Cartoon Festival on the theme of inventions; and we’re there!

International Cartoon Festival on the theme of inventions; and we’re there!

The International Cartoon Festival in Belgium opens this week at Knokke-Heist Beach. The theme of this 2017 edition is inventions. So we’re proud to be asked to be (a small) part of it. At the V.I.P.-Opening Night we invited everybody to draw their very own dream machines. Here are some of the results. Our Spocker...

27 Jun201727th June 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...

26 Jun201726th June 2017
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MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2017 Opened

MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2017 Opened

26th of June 2017. 10:00AM. Over a hundred elementary school children enter the exhibition room at the Kasarne/Kulturpark in Kosice (Slovakia). They are here to discover their own elaborated dream machines that are on display. The explanation of how they work is provided by the technical high school pupils and university students. And not just...

19 Jun201719th June 2017
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MyMachine Norway Exhibition in Kristiansand

MyMachine Norway Exhibition in Kristiansand

Today marked a special day in Norway. The very first MyMachine Exhibition opened in Kristiansand. 160 students from elementary classrooms came to the Kilden Exhibition room to discover the 4 working dream machines: The Rainbow-Machine, The Icecream-Machine, The Doing-Anything-Machine and the Bird-Cleaning-Machine. The results were stunning and the shared experiences were profound. Teachers, professors, students,...

15 Jun201719th June 2017
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MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Slovakia is finishing their very first MyMachine cycle. So their exhibition is due soon. 26th of June the exhibition goes on display from 10AM to 16PM. A great chance to see the elaborated working prototypes of the dream machines and all the participant students that participated. We’re very much looking forward to it and...

11 Jun201711th June 2017
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MyMachine Óbidos’ (Portugal) Future looks bright

MyMachine Óbidos’ (Portugal) Future looks bright

It’s a wonderful combination when you are able to look at the brilliant work that has been done this school year in MyMachine Óbidos and at the same time discuss the context for the upcoming years in Portugal. Thank you so much to this team to make it all happen!

09 Jun201711th June 2017
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MyMachine Óbidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Óbidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Óbidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2017 is running for 3 weeks in 3 different locations. Today, the exhibition just opened at the second location in Obidos. Just like last week when it opened the first time, hundreds of visitors – children, students, parents, grandparents, teachers, professors, politicians, business people – all came to discover the dream...

07 Jun201711th June 2017
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Proud MyMachine Belgium Inventors and Builders inaugurate their dream machines

Proud MyMachine Belgium Inventors and Builders inaugurate their dream machines

These proud inventors and builders from MyMachine Vlaanderen(Belgium) present their dream machines at their MyMachine Inauguration Party they organised themselves for their schools and parents. And by the third week of June, all dream machines will be on display at the MyMachine Belgium Exhibition in Brussels!

19 May201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Slovakia announcing their Grand Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Slovakia announcing their Grand Exhibition 2017

MyMachine Slovakia will host their very first MyMachine Grand Exhibition this June. It will open on June 26th. That day from 10:00AM till 15:00PM, the VIPs will be all the students from all the different education levels, exploring the elaborated working prototypes of their very own invented dream machines. The exhibition will be on display...

19 May201730th May 2017
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MyMachine Óbidos (Portugal) announcing their 2017 Grand Exhibition(s)

MyMachine Óbidos (Portugal) announcing their 2017 Grand Exhibition(s)

We’re very excited to share the MyMachine Óbidos Exhibition details fro 2017: this year it’s going to be a 3 week split event: the evening of Friday June 2nd it will open in one school and will be on display until Thursday June 8th. On Friday June 9th the exhibition opens with an evening event in...

18 May201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Norway announcing their very first Final Exhibition

MyMachine Norway announcing their very first Final Exhibition

MyMachine Norway is announcing their very first Final Exhibition. This event will take place on June 19th 2017 at the Kilden Theater and Concerthall in Kristiansand. 4 elaborated working prototypes of dream machines will be on display. The result of more than 75 creative people that co-created the dream machines. We are very much looking...

16 May201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Wallonie Picarde (Belgium)

MyMachine Wallonie Picarde (Belgium)

MyMachine is in Belgium also running on a pilot scale in Wallonie Picarde. They are building 3 dream machines this year: a playing-football-machine, a robot-cat and an automatic rope jumping machine. We’re very much looking forward to seeing the working prototypes in June.

03 May201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) launching their yearly Call for Participation

MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) launching their yearly Call for Participation

It’s that time of the year again, where MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) is multi-tasking big time. Not only are the technical secondary students working hard to finish the building of the working prototypes, and MyMachine is preparing the final exhibition for June in Brussels, they are also launching the yearly Call for Participation to...

15 Mar201716th March 2017
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MyMachine Slovakia Work-In-Progress VIDEO

MyMachine Slovakia Work-In-Progress VIDEO

MyMachine Slovakia invited the elementary school inventors to visit the technical university in Kosice for their “Work-In-Progress”-event. On the spot the children could (again) interact with the university students to give feedback on the created concepts. The whole MyMachine process is a co-creation methodology. This Work-In-Progress event is a big one, because the children don’t...

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26 Jan201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Norway just started!

MyMachine Norway just started!

This is very exciting for as now it’s really happening: here they are: MyMachine Norway has just started! Check out their great website www.mymachine.no to discover the first dream machines being built ! They had their very first visit in the Elementary classroom where children started drawing their dream machines! We can’t wait to hear more...

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...

05 Dec201619th May 2017
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MyMachine Norway is here!

MyMachine Norway is here!

We’re very proud to announce yet again, that MyMachine is becoming a bit bigger. A couple of weeks ago, the Cultiva Foundation has signed the MyMachine Norway License. Cultiva Foundation is honored to introduce MyMachine in Norway. Cultiva was established 6 December 2000 by the Municipality of Kristiansand to ensure that a portion of the profits made from...

28 Nov201619th May 2017
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Sir Richard Branson on MyMachine: “love this concept”

Sir Richard Branson on MyMachine: “love this concept”

Friday 18 November 2016. Richard Branson shares on his Facebook and Twitter account his thoughts on MyMachine: “Love this concept – giving youngsters a way to work together and bring their dreams to life”. We’re very honored with his positive words on our concept. His more then 12 million followers have reacted to his message,...

23 Nov201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Oklahoma receives International LERN Award

MyMachine Oklahoma receives International LERN Award

Congratulations to MyMachine Oklahoma! We’re very proud for this important LERN Award in the category Programming. As this category  recognizes courses, activities, programs or events that are creative & innovative, this award endorses the MyMachine methodology. As LERN is including more than 9,000 members from all 50 states, and 20 countries, serving industries including different kinds of...

08 Nov201619th May 2017
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MyMachine featured across Virgin.com

MyMachine featured across Virgin.com

We’re a little bit proud to announce that today, MyMachine is featured across Virgin.com. We’re very happy with this, as Virgin is supporting MyMachine big time by doing this. This communication will reach out to many people across the globe, which hopefully will bring new links to what we’re doing. You can find it here:...

21 Oct201619th May 2017
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Delegation of Dr. Ashwath Narayan (India) visits MyMachine Global in Kortrijk, Belgium.

Delegation of Dr. Ashwath Narayan (India) visits MyMachine Global in Kortrijk, Belgium.

Today we were honoured by the visit of an important Indian delegation from Karnataka. Dr. Ashwath Narayan is an Indian politician, member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly representing BJP from Malleshwaram constituency, Bangalore, Karnataka. He is often credited with Malleshwaram witnessing massive transformation in several sectors including healthcare, welfare, education, sports, infrastructure and several others under his leadership. With a focus on education, Dr. Ashwath Narayan...

05 Oct201619th May 2017
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MyMachine MainStage at Virgin Disruptors 2016 in London

MyMachine MainStage at Virgin Disruptors 2016 in London

Monday October 3. London. The Mermaid. 13.30PM. MyMachine co-founder Piet Grymonprez had the pleasure to pitch MyMachine main stage at the Virgin Disruptors 2016 event. The 2016 edition of Virgin Disruptors was based on the theme People Creating Change and hosted speakers on 4 theme’s: Purpose, Planet, People and Performance. The public of several hundreds...

21 Sep201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Obidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2016: Grand Opening

MyMachine Obidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2016: Grand Opening

Monday 19 September 2016: the grand opening of the MyMachine Obidos (Portugal) Exhibition 2016. The moren than 100 children involved in the MyMachine cycle 2015-2016 were in the Technology Park to discover the dream machines they invented. The five elaborated working prototypes stay on display this week at the Technology Park. After this week the exhibition...

14 Sep201619th May 2017
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MyMachine Òbidos (Portugal) announcing their Grand Exhibition 2016

MyMachine Òbidos (Portugal) announcing their Grand Exhibition 2016

Monday 19 September 2016: this marks the start of the MyMachine Òbidos (Portugal) exhibition for this year. The exhibition will showcase all the elaborated dream machines from the 2015-2016 MyMachine cycle in Portugal. 100 children from different elementary class rooms will visit the exhibition that will be on display for 1 week. After this week,...

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...

24 Jun201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Slovenia Final Exhibition 2016

MyMachine Slovenia Final Exhibition 2016

MyMachine Slovenia presented their Final Exhibition 2016 at the Rampa Lab in Ljubljana. This exhibition celebrates the conclusion of the MyMachine Slovenia 2015-2016 cycle. 9 working prototypes are on display. With an average (MyMachine Global) of 65 people directly involved, this means that these 9 elaborated dream machines, were built through a collaboration of more...

14 Jun201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Slovenia announcing their 2016 Grand Exhibition

MyMachine Slovenia announcing their 2016 Grand Exhibition

MyMachine Slovenia is proudly announcing their 2016 Grand Exhibition. The grand opening is on Thursday 16 June 2016. This is the day on which all children involved will be visiting the exhibition to test the elaborated working prototypes. This will be serious testing by the children, a lot of fun and loud. We’re very much...

12 Jun201616th March 2017
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Workshop in Bangalore, India.

Workshop in Bangalore, India.

Today something unique happened. We were invited by Punith Raj to do a “MyMachine workshop” in his coaching center, called JJ Academy. Punith has taken the initiative to start this academy to help out 120 children in this neighborhood of Bangalore, with their homework or teach them extra courses. This happens each day from Monday...

27 May201616th March 2017
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MyMachine going Main Stage at Liberal Education and The Future of the University Conference in India – June 10th

MyMachine going Main Stage at Liberal Education and The Future of the University Conference in India – June 10th

MyMachine is very proud to be invited to talk at this international conference co-organized by India Platform and BMS College of Engineering, in Bengaluru, India. The Conference that will take place on the 10th and 11th of June, has one theme: The Concern for Creativity. The organizers claim that all around Asia, there is a growing concern about...

21 May201616th March 2017
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MyMachine Oklahoma having its first Grand Exposition

MyMachine Oklahoma having its first Grand Exposition

It’s May 20, 2016. It’s been proclaimed officially by the Governor as MyMachine Day in the State of Oklahoma. It’s Friday evening. It’s Oklahoma City. It’s on Film Row. It’s 70° F. It’s a Block Party. It’s packed with food trucks. And most importantly, 8 elaborated dream machines from MyMachine Oklahoma are on display. Congratulations...

19 May201617th March 2017
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The New York Academy of Sciences and MyMachine announce collaboration

The New York Academy of Sciences and MyMachine announce collaboration

MyMachine Global is proud to announce it started a collaboration with The New York Academy of Sciences. Today Hank Nourse – Director Digital Content Strategy and Instructional Design, met again with MyMachine global Co-Founder Piet Grymonprez in New York. The New York Academy of Sciences is the world’s nexus of scientific innovation in the service of...

20 Apr201617th March 2017
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a new franchise has been signed: welcome MyMachine Slovakia!

a new franchise has been signed: welcome MyMachine Slovakia!

We are very honored to announce that MyMachine has signed a new franchise agreement. The Carpathian Foundation has taken a franchise to start MyMachine Slovakia. This means that MyMachine, honored by United Nations, is now in on 3 continents in 7 countries: Belgium, France, Slovenia, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa and USA. The MyMachine Foundation is...

02 Apr201617th March 2017
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Take a look at the brilliant new dream machines of MyMachine Slovenia

Take a look at the brilliant new dream machines of MyMachine Slovenia

Take a look at the wonderful dream machines being built by MyMachine Slovenia: 1. Plavac: This machine gives children vocal instructions that helps them to learn to swim. The dream machine will also play with them in the water. 2. Save-Driving-Machine: This dream machine is a driving assistent for adults and children in the car. It gives...

21 Mar201617th March 2017
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Meet the five brilliant Dream Machines from MyMachine Portugal this year

Meet the five brilliant Dream Machines from MyMachine Portugal this year

MyMachine Óbidos is building five dream machines this year, and they’re brilliant: “The-don’t-let-the-tacher-think-about-giving-us-homework-today-machine” Problem: we don’t like to be given home work by the teacher. Solution: when the time comes the teacher chooses to give us homework, we pupils put a helmet on the head of the teacher. This Don’t-let-the-tacher-think-about-giving-us-homework-today-helmet makes her forget about homework, and makes...

24 Feb201617th March 2017
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MyMachine Oklahoma is announcing their Grand Exposition

May 20. Oklahoma City Center. MyMachine Oklahoma is having its Grand Exposition on Film Row. It’s going to be a Friday night block party! An open air exhibition were you will be introduced to the 7 wonderful dream machines being invented and co-created by all pupils and students involved. You are of course invited. See...

22 Jan201617th March 2017
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MyMachine Slovenia Work In Progress 2016

MyMachine Slovenia Work In Progress 2016

MyMachine Slovenia just launched their Work-In-Progress event. At their event all involved higher education students got together to showcase their scale models to each other. This event gave them the great opportunity to give feedback to each others work. The Work-In-Progress exhibition remains open to the public for one month at the Rampa Laboratorij in...

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...

20 Nov201517th March 2017
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MyMachine to be honored at Agoria Annual Assemblies International Business Clubs

The MyMachine Global Foundation is proud to announce to be invited at the Belgian Agoria Annual Assemblies International Business Clubs. On Tuesday 8 December 2015, the Annual Assemblies International Business Clubs will honor the MyMachine Global Foundation for the work we do on a global scale to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). More than 500...

10 Nov201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Obidos starting their new cycle 2015-2016

MyMachine Obidos starting their new cycle 2015-2016

We are proud to announce that MyMachine Obidos (Portugal) started with their new cycle 2015-2016. In this cycle more than 100 pupils and students are involved from 3 elementary schools, 1 technical high school and 1 university. Take a look at the first pictures of the children inventing their dream machines. We are already very curious...

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...

27 Oct201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Oklahoma started!

MyMachine Oklahoma started!

Fabulous to see that yet another country is taking up MyMachine! One-hundred second graders at Soldier Creek Elementary in the Mid-Del School district (Oklahoma) are firing up their creative juices. They are taking pen in hand to put on paper their “dream machine”. The students of Rose State College dressed up last Friday to meet...

24 Oct201517th March 2017
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MyMachine at Unesco Preparatory Meeting in Brussels

MyMachine at Unesco Preparatory Meeting in Brussels

In preparation of the bi-annual Unesco Global General Assembly which is going to take place at the Unesco Global headquarters in Paris early November, Unesco Europe organized a Preparatory Meeting in Brussels last week. This preparatory meeting was focused on young people to give ideas and advice in preparation of the 9th Unesco Youth Forum,...

10 Oct201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) starts their new MyMachine cycle

Kick off of a new MyMachine cycle by the Howest students Digital Arts & Entertainment and the 5th grade of the Elementary School Edugo St. Vincentius. This part of the MyMachine Flanders (Belgium) cycle is about translating the idea into a game. Some ingredients for the game: a love-machine that unites separated parents by using brain...

08 Sep201517th March 2017
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MyMachine keynote speaker at the Internet of Education Conference 2015 in Sarajevo

MyMachine keynote speaker at the Internet of Education Conference 2015 in Sarajevo

Today we’re proud to announce that MyMachine will be a keynote speaker at the Internet of Education Conference 2015 in Sarajevo (Friday 18 September 2015). The goal of this event is to bring together researchers and policy makers from both university and academia to present methods for improving the effectiveness of online and open education but also promote discussion...

11 Jul201517th March 2017
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MyMachine Óbidos Exhibition 2015 opens today!

Today is another great day for MyMachine. In the Parque Tecnológico de Óbidos MyMachine Óbidos opens their 2015 Exhibition! So we are proud to present the Educadora: the machine that learns how to tie your shoes the Matira: the helmet with lights and music to make you feel safe in the night the Biocleta: a boat with...