14 Oct201914th October 2019
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The Dreamers, The Educators and The Curious

The Dreamers, The Educators and The Curious

Last week we were honoured to launch our book in Portugal at FOLIO International Literature Festival. We are happy to report that there has been quite some media coverage on our launch. Here’s how Parque Technologico Obidos and PNMF made us proud by saying: “É a leitura mais recomendada do ano para sonhadores, educadores, pais...

11 Oct201912th October 2019
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Book Launch in Portugal at FOLIO

Book Launch in Portugal at FOLIO

Today we had the pleasure of launching our book What Is Your Dream Machine? How Children Change Education Worldwide in Portugal. We were honoured with the invitation of FOLIO, the International Literature Festival who hosted the event. FOLIO invited Miguel Silvestre – CEO Technology Park Obidos (Portugal) to moderate the talk. Joining the panel was...

19 Sep201923rd September 2019
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MyMachine Portugal launch of the Book What Is Your Dream Machine?

MyMachine Portugal launch of the Book What Is Your Dream Machine?

We are delighted to announce the official launch of our book What Is Your Dream Machine? How Children Change Education Worldwide in Portugal. MyMachine Portugal and Folio are collaborating to launch the book. This will happen at the Opening Night of the International Literature Festival Folio in Obidos. On Friday October 11th MyMachine Co-Founder Piet Grymonprez...

03 Jul20193rd July 2019
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The whole MyMachine process of 1 school year on Obidos TV (Portugal)

The whole MyMachine process of 1 school year on Obidos TV (Portugal)

Ever wanted to join MyMachine as a child yourself? Here’s your chance to feel what it’s like to participate in MyMachine. Obidos TV followed – during a whole school year – the elementary school children participating in MyMachine: you see how they were involved in the ideation in their own classroom, how they interacted with...

27 May201928th May 2019
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MyMachine Portugal Exhibitions 2019

MyMachine Portugal Exhibitions 2019

MyMachine Portugal is announcing their new MyMachine 2019 Exhibition. MyMachine Portugal has been growing immensely this year, expanding from where it all started in Obidos. Since 2018-2019, Ana Sofia Godinho in Obidos has been very successful in expanding the model to the North of Portugal in Famalicão and to the South of Portugal in Campo...

15 Jan201921st February 2019
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Primary school children visiting the university in Portugal

Primary school children visiting the university in Portugal

It was a beautiful setting: primary school children from Obidos visiting the ESAD University. The purpose of this visit is not just to see where and how the university students are working, but also to discuss the final stage of the conceptualisation of their dream machine. Stay tuned as the concepts are now entering the...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...