22 Sep202022nd September 2020
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The new MyMachine Norway cycle started in primary classrooms!

The new MyMachine Norway cycle started in primary classrooms!

Warning: creative overdose in Norway right now! We are thrilled to see MyMachine Norway kick-off the new MyMachine season. University students from Agder University have entered the primary classrooms of different schools like the Øvre Slettheia skole, Tordenskjoldsgate skole and Steinerskolen. The primary school children where asked to invent and to make a drawing of their...

14 Sep202014th September 2020
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Video from the MyMachine Norway 2020 exhibition

Video from the MyMachine Norway 2020 exhibition

Last week we reported on the MyMachine Norway 2020 exhibition. Today we can share this video about it: marvellous ideas turned into brilliant, beautifully crafted working prototypes! Discover the the massage-machine, the problem-solver, the dance-machine, the all-is-possible machine and Robbe (the machine buddy who can suggest things to do when you are bored). Along the...

10 Sep202010th September 2020
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Meet the dream machines of MyMachine Norway!

Meet the dream machines of MyMachine Norway!

How marvellous to see this exhibition in Norway! What should have happened in March, luckily took place now: the final exhibition of dream machines invented and elaborated during school year 2019-2020. The participating primary school children could finally discover the dream machines they have been invented and elaborated, working together with university students and technical...

21 Jan20204th February 2020
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MyMachine assignment structural part of the University of Agder in Norway

MyMachine assignment structural part of the University of Agder in Norway

The University of Agder in Norway (Kristiansand) is from the very start of MyMachine Norway the leading partner of the consortium running MyMachine in Norway. Marit Wergeland Yates is dean of the Faculty of the Arts. This faculty is leading partner within the university for MyMachine Norway. The Faculty has 3 institutes: Institute for rhythmic...

25 Nov201912th December 2019
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MyMachine Norway: higher education students discussing production with the technical secondary schools

MyMachine Norway: higher education students discussing production with the technical secondary schools

After getting lots of good and useful feedback from the primary schools at the Work-In-Progress event on mockups of the Dream Machines, it was time to further develop the dream machine concepts with the skilled builders: the professional secondary students at Tangen and Kvadraturen Skole high schools. What is possible within the time-constraints, resources, expertise,...

15 Nov201919th November 2019
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Work-In-Progress in MyMachine Norway

Work-In-Progress in MyMachine Norway

When the university students walk away from the ideation session in the primary classroom, they start the endeavour of translating what “the client” wants into a design -taking into account the available production facilities (= the participating technical secondary schools). It happens with constant feedback-loops to the primary school children. After brainstorms on possible concepts,...

16 Oct201916th October 2019
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Yes! Brand new dream machine ideas! In Norway!

Yes! Brand new dream machine ideas! In Norway!

Yes! It’s that marvellous time of the year again in MyMachine Norway! University students have entered the primary class rooms to start the collaboration. The children are asked what dream machine they would want to create. They make a drawing and explain their idea to the other children in the classroom. It really is a...

19 Mar201919th March 2019
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MyMachine Norway 2019 Exhibition Opening!

MyMachine Norway 2019 Exhibition Opening!

Kristiansand, home to the MyMachine Norway HQ, is opening the 2019 MyMachine exhibition season today! This day marks the end of an intense collaboration of primary, secondary and higher education. And the results were astonishing! The exhibition is at display at the Kristiansand Library in downtown Kristiansand. The participating primary schools visited one by one the...

01 Mar20191st March 2019
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Announcing the MyMachine Norway 2019 Exhibition!

Announcing the MyMachine Norway 2019 Exhibition!

MyMachine Norway invites you to their 2019 Exhibition opening on Tuesday March 19th in Kristiansand. This is the glorious moment where all students, teachers and professors from primary, secondary and higher education that were involved in MyMachine get together to discover all working prototypes. Of course the students know the one they invented, conceptualised and...

05 Feb20195th February 2019
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Producing working prototypes

Producing working prototypes

Great example of MyMachine Norway on how STEP 3 looks like. Technical secondary school students at Treteknikk in Tangen discuss the production options for this dream machine. They concluded that it is difficult to build an entire machine in wood. In particular, the launch mechanism has proven to be difficult to construct in wood within...

06 Nov201812th November 2018
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MyMachine Norway Work-In-Progress Event

MyMachine Norway Work-In-Progress Event

What a day! What a party! All the elementary school classes that are involved in MyMachine Norway this year, have visited the university! This Work-In-Progress event is the moment where the elementary school inventors can test out early mock ups of the dream machines. Engineering students received a lot of useful feedback to improve the...

26 Jan201719th May 2017
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MyMachine Norway just started!

MyMachine Norway just started!

This is very exciting for as now it’s really happening: here they are: MyMachine Norway has just started! Check out their great website www.mymachine.no to discover the first dream machines being built ! They had their very first visit in the Elementary classroom where children started drawing their dream machines! We can’t wait to hear more...

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...