14 Mar201918th March 2019
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This was the Work-In-Progress Event in MyMachine Belgium

This was the Work-In-Progress Event in MyMachine Belgium

In this year’s MyMachine Belgium edition, the Work-In-Progress event was a double event: one in the city of Hasselt (at PXL University of Applied Sciences) and one in the city of Kortrijk (at HOWEST University of Applied Sciences) (located 200km from each other). The event delivers the Primary School children their last opportunity to give...

27 Feb201927th February 2019
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Primary, Secondary and Higher Education students and teachers at the second MyMachine Belgium Work-In-Progress event kicking off the production phase of the dream machines

Primary, Secondary and Higher Education students and teachers at the second MyMachine Belgium Work-In-Progress event kicking off the production phase of the dream machines

Just like last week in the city of Hasselt, MyMachine Flanders & Brussels (Belgium) has organised a second work-in-progress event, this time in Kortrijk. More then 200 students from primary and secondary and higher education came together to experiment, learn from each other and to inspire each other. The higher education students from Howest University...

06 Feb20196th February 2019
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Primary School Children test their very own developed computer game!

Primary School Children test their very own developed computer game!

MyMachine Belgium is impressed to see how this student team from the School of Digital Arts & Entertainment at Howest University, succeeded to engage the primary students from GO! Basisschool Kroonloon in Ostend, in their game developing platform. Not only by developing a game based on their ideas but by involving them in the development phases,...

08 Nov201813th November 2018
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MyMachine Belgium at Prototyping 2018

MyMachine Belgium at Prototyping 2018

The international ProtoTyping trade fair is designed for everyone in the field of product development. The focus is on the whole design process, from the original idea through to setting up a business model and actual production in a pilot run or small series. You will find companies and research centres here with the technologies, materials, tools &...

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...

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...

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...

06 Jul201512th October 2017
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MyMachine Óbidos visiting Kortrijk

Today, MyMachine Óbidos is visiting MyMachine Global in the city of Kortrijk, Belgium. Miguel Silvestre who is running MyMachine Óbidos together with Ana Sofia Godinho, brought with him a group of Portuguese Mayors. Left: Miguel Silvestre, MyMachine Óbidos Middle: Piet Grymonprez, Co-Founder MyMachine Right: Telmo Faria, former Mayor of Óbidos         It...

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...

12 Dec201420th November 2018
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Just 4 more nights and it’s…..showtime for MyMachine Belgium, Flanders

Tuesday 16 december Howest University of Applied Sciences is hosting the MyMachine Work-In-Progress again. 400 children will visit the Howest Industrial Product Design Students to discuss the progress they made, developing a product concept out of the drawings of their dream machines. The Howest students are working hard to finish the last preparations.

05 Nov20145th November 2014
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MyMachine on stage at VIP event of the Creativity World Forum 2014

  For the next two days, the city of Kortrijk (Belgium) is the world capitol of creativity, hosting the 2014 edition of the Creativity World Forum. We were happy to be invited at the VIP Opening Event to present MyMachine on stage. A big thank you to City of Kortrijk and Flanders DC. We wish...

25 Sep201425th September 2014
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MyMachine Belgium starting up the new academic year!

MyMachine Belgium is starting up this academic year. 11 elementary schools, 10 vocational schools and 90 Howest University of Applied Sciences students Industrial Product Design and Digital Arts & Entertainment. Here we go! Find out more on www.mymachinevlaanderen.be

26 Aug201326th August 2013
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Successful exhibition and event

The exhibition and Design for Impact-lecture during the ‘Design Week 2013′ highlighted the final part of the North-South-pilot. MyMachine produced a lot of enthusiasm amongst the visitors. MyMachine is looking back to a successful pilot year. ‘MyMachine 1 +1 = 3’ – a spin-off of the basic MyMachine concept – allowed us to implement the MyMachine methodology for the first time outside the country’s borders. We found MyMachine to be as attractive and inspiring for...