19 Dec202319th December 2023
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Work In Progress at MyMachine LIège (Belgium)

Work In Progress at MyMachine LIège (Belgium)

It was an extraordinary day full of creativity and wonder. 130 child inventors had the opportunity to discover the scale models of the machines they imagined. These scale models are made by university students from HELMo – Gramme and HEPL – Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège. Watching the eyes of the ‘clients’ (the...

20 Oct202320th October 2023
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MyMachine Liège (Belgium) — New Concepts in the making

MyMachine Liège (Belgium) — New Concepts in the making

This is how it looks like when grown-ups take the ideas of children seriously! University students, university professors, and industry professionals all come together to discuss the vast potential of all these profound ideas for new Dream Machines. University Students from HELMo – Gramme and HEPL – Haute Ecole de la Province de Liège testified...

13 Oct202313th October 2023
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Where do those Dream Machine ideas come from?

Where do those Dream Machine ideas come from?

From Primary School Students of course! A new school year has started in Belgium. A couple of weeks in, this means that ideation starts for sourcing new Dream Machines! MyMachine Liège has launched the participating university students to go into the primary class with the open-ended question: “What Is Your Dream Machine?”. Anything goes, as...

25 Sep202325th September 2023
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“Déroutant”. That is MyMachine in one word for this university student in LIège, Belgium

“Déroutant”. That is MyMachine in one word for this university student in LIège, Belgium

We’re excited to share this testimony, shot by MyMachine Liège (Belgium). Clément, a student at Gramme University in Liège, describes his MyMachine experience in one word: déroutant, which means baffling in a very positive way. He explains how participating in MyMachine is out of the ordinary and excitingly out of your comfort zone. Thank you...

26 Jun202326th June 2023
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Entrepreneurship should be about improving the lives of others

Entrepreneurship should be about improving the lives of others

“MyMachine gave me the vision that entrepreneurship should be about improving the life of others”, says Ferdinand de Meeûs d’Argenteuil on stage at the annual Donors Assembly of Pulse Foundation. This event in Brussels, Belgium, annually gathers the donors of the Pulse Foundation to exchange insights on the importance of entrepreneurship. We were honoured to...

12 Jun202312th June 2023
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MyMachine Liège Exhibition: le moment suprême!

MyMachine Liège Exhibition: le moment suprême!

Child-inventors, university students, vocational/technical secondary students, teachers, professors, ministers, and other stakeholders gathered in Saive, Belgium, last week for the final exhibition of this year’s run of MyMachine Liège (Belgium). While they obviously know the Dream Machine they worked on, all involved could discover all the Dream Machines, like the Arathe-Shoe-Cleaner-Spider, Holographic-Alarm-Clock-Poke and the Interactive-Trash-Can....

31 May202331st May 2023
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Oops…1 MILLION!

Oops…1 MILLION!

We were so busy last year that we forgot to celebrate reaching a 7 figure milestone: 💪🏼1 Million student-hours of building creative confidence! We’re now at 1.3M, which is like going to school* for 738 years. * Not just any school, but probably the most creative Dream Machine School on the planet. The MyMachine Co-Founders Filip Meuris,...

30 Mar202331st March 2023
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These meetings, these exchanges, this multidisciplinary collaboration: that’s the magic of MyMachine.

These meetings, these exchanges, this multidisciplinary collaboration: that’s the magic of MyMachine.

MyMachine Liège is building the working prototypes! The 3 steps in MyMachine are not divided. Students from primary, vocational/technical secondary, and university level co-create the Dream Machines! Here’s a great example of that from MyMachine Liège (Belgium). Last week, the technical secondary school l’Athénée Royal Princesse Elizabeth organised a workshop for the primary school children....

12 Jan202312th January 2023
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The child-inventors giving final feedback on the presented designs by the university students

The child-inventors giving final feedback on the presented designs by the university students

Right before the winter break, something amazing happened in Liège, Belgium! The Work-In-Progress Event by MyMachine Liège invited the Primary School Students to visit the university. As inventors, they are the customers to cater. This event invites these demanding and brutally honest customers to giving feedback on the designs elaborated by the University Students. On...

18 Oct202218th October 2022
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Brand New Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Liège

Brand New Dream Machines invented in MyMachine Liège

A brand new MyMachine Cycle just took off in Liège, Belgium (Europe). Students from Helmo Gramme University have entered primary classes to ask the children our open-ended question: “What Is Your Dream Machine?”. What happens next is magic! Yet again, the children have invented a myriad of Dream Machines! It is appealing to see so...

10 Jun202210th June 2022
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MyMachine Liège on national television In Belgium

MyMachine Liège on national television In Belgium

Belgian RTBF made a wonderful documentary on MyMachine Liège! They have documented the MyMachine process, from the viewpoint of the participating Primary School Students. Images show what happened in the primary class, at the university, and at the vocational/technical secondary schools. At the end of a MyMachine Cycle, the working prototypes are presented at the...

22 Feb202222nd February 2022
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MyMachine endorsed as A leading solution for The industry struggle to find young talent

MyMachine endorsed as A leading solution for The industry struggle to find young talent

MyMachine Liège (Belgium, Europe) has been endorsed in this leading business magazine Trends-Tendances. The article states that “aeronautics is fighting to retain its talents. While the entire industry is fighting to attract technical and scientific profiles, aeronautics is still idling and fears a talent drain”. The article features an interview with Clarisse Ramakers from Agoria, the...

22 Oct202122nd October 2021
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MyMachine Liège exhibition! Part 2!

MyMachine Liège exhibition! Part 2!

In June, all involved students visited the MyMachine Liège exhibition (Belgium), showcasing the drawings, and of course the working prototypes of the elaborated dream machines. But what a thrill, as they were now able to visit the exhibition for a second time. This time round it was part of SAMS – Salon Des Métiers de...

24 Aug202124th August 2021
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Primary School children wrote about their MyMachine experience

Primary School children wrote about their MyMachine experience

The primary school of Warsage (Belgium) joined MyMachine Liège (Belgium) past school year with 2nd grade students. They have published their whole experience into this great webpage. It tells the story of how they lived through the adventure from ideation to the building of an actual working prototype with the help of older students. Thank...

30 Jun202130th June 2021
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MyMachine Liège Exhibition 2021! A fantastic ending to a fantastic school year!

MyMachine Liège Exhibition 2021! A fantastic ending to a fantastic school year!

What a marvellous day this was! MyMachine Liège (Belgium) just finished their very first cycle, building 6 dream machines, uniting over 160 students from many different schools in Liège. While co-creating their dream machines, all these students learned the power of creative and entrepreneurship. At the end of this cycle, the results -the original drawings,...

20 Oct202020th October 2020
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Ideation has started in MyMachine Liège!

Ideation has started in MyMachine Liège!

The first 4 primary schools in Liège (Belgium) have entered the MyMachine Liège stage! University students of the Master in Industrial Engineering entered the primary classrooms to invite the children to invent their dream machine. This Thursday additional primary school classes will be visited to start the ideation. We can’t wait to hear about the first...

15 May202015th May 2020
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We’re expanding: welcome MyMachine Liège!

We’re expanding: welcome MyMachine Liège!

It is with tremendous pleasure that we can share that a new MyMachine Chapter will start: MyMachine Liège. Liège is a part of the French speaking part of Belgium (La Wallonie; The Walloon Region), to the east of the country, bordering with The Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg. We have signed a contract with Basse-Meuse Développement,...