13 Feb202013th February 2020
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MyMachine Slovakia Work In Progress Part 2 (on Slovakian television)

MyMachine Slovakia Work In Progress Part 2 (on Slovakian television)

Work-In-Progress is the exquisite moment in which the customers -the dream machine inventors from primary class rooms- give their final feedback to the university students, who have been translating the dream machine ideas into a concept.  MyMachine Slovakia has participating schools in different parts of the country. That is why their Work-In-Progress event is now...

12 Feb202012th February 2020
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MyMachine Belgium Work In Progress Part 2

MyMachine Belgium Work In Progress Part 2

The final occasion for the primary school inventors to discuss the proof-of-concepts designed by the university students: yesterday primary school children, secondary school students and higher education students from the east of Belgium joined the MyMachine Work-in-Progress at PXL University of Applied Sciences in the city of Hasselt. Next to exploring the final proof-of-concepts, the...

11 Feb202011th February 2020
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MyMachine Slovakia Work In Progress Part 1 (on national television)

MyMachine Slovakia Work In Progress Part 1 (on national television)

Work-In-Progress is the exquisite moment in which the customers -the dream machine inventors from primary class rooms- give their final feedback to the university students, who have been translating the dream machine ideas into a concept.  MyMachine Slovakia has participating schools in different parts of the country. That is why their Work-In-Progress event is now...

30 Jan20204th February 2020
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MyMachine Belgium Work In Progress Part 1: creative overdose when primary, secondary and higher education students have a get-together

MyMachine Belgium Work In Progress Part 1: creative overdose when primary, secondary and higher education students have a get-together

The Dream Machines were invented early October ’19. The higher education students have had several interactions with their clients so far; cumulating to this Work-In-Progress event today. Participating Primary School Students and Technical/Vocational Secondary Level Students from the West side of the country, visited the Industrial Design Center at Howest University of Applied Sciences in...

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,...

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...

19 Feb201921st February 2019
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Young inventors explore the scientific principles behind their dream machines

Young inventors explore the scientific principles behind their dream machines

Young inventors explore the scientific principles behind their dream machines: producing electricity with fruit from the ‘dream tree’ so they can activate lights in the tree. Or making fake wounds with bioplastics, which brings the perfect excuse the bring on the ‘nursing machine’. All of this was made possible by the students from PXL University in...

07 Feb20197th February 2019
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MyMachine Slovakia on National Radio RTVS

MyMachine Slovakia on National Radio RTVS

Last December, MyMachine Slovakia hosted their Work-In-Progress event. The fine moment in the MyMachine methodology when the primary school children visit the university to discuss and give feedback on the concepts defined by the college students. Now, national Radio and Television of Slovakia (Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska) or RTVS has broadcasted on Rádio Regina a...

17 Dec201817th December 2018
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MyMachine Slovakia Work-In-Progress event 2018-2019

MyMachine Slovakia Work-In-Progress event 2018-2019

Last Friday, MyMachine Slovakia hosted their 2018-2019 Work-In-Progress event. It’s the fine moment in the MyMachine methodology where Step 2 is almost finished. The inventor-children have been working with the university students to translate their idea into a concept. At this Work-In-Progress event the inventor-children get the opportunity to discover a small-scale model of their...

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...

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...

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...

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.