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...

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...

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...

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...

17 Dec201417th December 2014
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MyMachine Belgium, Work-In-Progress on National and Regional Television

MyMachine Belgium was having its Work-in-Progress Event yesterday. It made it to the National Television News in Belgium (Dutch) and the Regional Television News (Dutch). Take a look at this short documentary to capture the vibe NATIONAL VRT JOURNAAL: REGIONAL WTV-FOCUS:    

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.          

25 Nov201425th November 2014
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Visiting MyMachine Obidos, Portugal

The MyMachine Global Foundation is visiting the start of MyMachine Obidos, Portugal. Not only the children are dreaming of new machines, we want the teachers to make their own dream machine as well.     

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...

25 Apr201425th April 2014
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MyMachine on stage at the OCWC 2014 conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia

On 25 April 2014 MyMachine was invited to speak at the OCWC 2014 organized in Ljubljana, Slovenia. OCWC 2014 will feature the official launch of OpeningupSlovenia, a national research and innovation environment for Open Education. Recent years have witnessed the rapid development of digital distance learning tools such as Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses...

04 Apr20144th April 2014
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MyMachine starting up in Slovenia!

MyMachine Foundation is proud to announce a cooperation with the Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. From the academic year 2014-2015 onwards three MyMachine runs will be organised in Slovenia. The agreement was signed at the Offices of the King Baudouin Foundation in Brussels. The Jožef Stefan Institute is the leading Slovenian scientific research institute, covering...

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...

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...

16 Nov201016th November 2010
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Belgian Royalty Filip and Mathilde meet MyMachine

Early October 2010, Luc Vandewalle (chairman of MyMachine) and Jan Despiegelaere (co-founder of MyMachine) got the chance by the Community Foundation of West-Flanders, to join the gala dinner of the Supporting Council of West-Flanders in the city of Ostend (Belgium). At this occasion, they presented MyMachine to Belgian prins Filip and prinses Mathilde (now King and...

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...