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...

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...

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...

16 Dec201416th December 2014
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MyMachine Belgium, Flanders: Work-In-Progress 2014

Today, more than 400 children visited the Howest Campus in the city of Kortrijk, to discover and discuss the progress made by the Howest Industrial Product Design Students. It was fabulous.          

06 Nov20146th November 2014
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MyMachine Obidos, Portugal signs the MyMachine license.

Proud people in a proud photo: MyMachine Obidos, Portugal has signed the MyMachine license. MyMachine Obidos is run by Miguel Silvestre, Ana Sofia Godinho from Obitec Technology Park (Obidos) and Filipe Pinto from the IPL University (Leiria). MyMachine Obidos has started a feasibility exercise involving 100 children and students. We will soon be able to reveal...

17 May201317th May 2013
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MyMachine wins the Nyrstar Foundation grant 2012-2013

The Nyrstar Foundation awards the 2012-2013 grant to the new MyMachine North-South project. With childlike imagination as a starting point, MyMachine aims to leverage its unique methodology to promote creativity and entrepreneurship in education in developing countries. The project is a cross-border cooperation between schools and organisations in Flanders, Belgium and in developing countries. The pilot...

29 Sep201129th September 2011
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The dream machine of astronaut Frank De Winne

September 29th 2011: MyMachine is introduced to Belgian astronaut Frank De Winne. Frank De Winne was the first non-American Chief Commander of the International Space Station (ISS) and was also via sattelite for one song the fifth member of U2 on their latest world tour (U2 360).  Frank showed immediate interest in the “Jump-to-the-moon-machine” and...

09 Sep20119th September 2011
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MyMachine on stage at TEDx Flanders (Belgium)

Saturday 24th of September, MyMachine was on stage on the TEDx Flanders event in the Flemish Opera in Antwerp (Belgium). TED is an American event-format that presents new ideas, products and concepts. Some of these TED Talks become a hype on the internet, like the 2006 TED-Talk by Sir Ken Robinson on ‘Do schools kill creativity?’,...

06 May20116th May 2011
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Sir Ken Robinson meets MyMachine

MyMachine, as a true bottom-up initiative, was recently triggered by Sir Ken Robinson. Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources. In 1998, he led a national commission on creativity, education and the economy for the UK Government. ‘All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education’ (The...

02 Sep20092nd September 2009
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United Nations honors MyMachine

MyMachine is honored by the United Nations World Summit 2009. The award honors creative projects and initiatives worldwide.           MyMachine was honored by the WSA International Grand Jury ‘for it’s concept to promote creativity in education, its beautiful website (made in collaboration with Indiegroup) and exceptional example of creativity and innovative e-content’. Click...