15 Jul202115th July 2021
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MyMachine Slovakia delivering dream machines of the 2020-2021 cycle – better yet: delivering impact

MyMachine Slovakia delivering dream machines of the 2020-2021 cycle – better yet: delivering impact

Meanwhile in Slovakia: the last invention delivered in 2021 is the Radio-Basket – a vacuum cleaner for radioactivity. What a brilliant idea! This invention is a common work of children from Spojená škola Letná Poprad, college students of Strojnícka fakulta TUKE and Stredná priemyselná škola techniky a dizajnu Poprad. The idea itself was a ′mission impossible′ for our college...

28 Jun202128th June 2021
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MyMachine Slovakia presenting first Dream Machine Prototypes of this cycle

MyMachine Slovakia presenting first Dream Machine Prototypes of this cycle

At the beautiful campus of Žilina University, MyMachine Slovakia handed over the first two working prototypes. The Child-Inventors from primary schools in Žilina and Tvrdošína could finally discover the final version of their computer games Adventure of Strelka and Mobilodronom in Slovakia.   Students of the UNIZA Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology programmed...

12 Jun202114th June 2021
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MyMachine speaker at European Training Foundation and Unesco’s event

MyMachine speaker at European Training Foundation and Unesco’s event

We are thrilled to share that MyMachine will be featured at the Building Lifelong Learning Systems: Skills For Green and Inclusive Societies In The Digital Era. This event which will take place from 21 to 25 June 2021, is jointly organised by The European Training Foundation and UNESCO. The conference, which is organised with the collaboration of...

04 Jun20214th June 2021
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Article on MyMachine Slovakia in national newspaper

Article on MyMachine Slovakia in national newspaper

Bratislava calling!  Thank you Teraz.sk for this article on MyMachine Slovakia! With some amazing quotes from business and university point of view : Veronika Klesniaková from BBSK, highlighting the benefits of the intergenerational approach within MyMachine; and Michaela Hnilicová from the Technical University in Zvolen, highlighting the powerful mix of creativity, innovation and technology within...

14 Jul202014th July 2020
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The Positive News Agency Dobre Noviny Article on MyMachine

The Positive News Agency Dobre Noviny Article on MyMachine

It’s a never ending good feeling to be on the positive side of news. But this one is extra special: Dobre Noviny is a positive news agency in Slovakia. This article on MyMachine Slovakia is bringing an update on the current MyMachine cycle and the plans for the 2020 MyMachine Slovakia exhibition later this year....

14 Feb202019th February 2020
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MyMachine Slovakia on National Television

MyMachine Slovakia on National Television

Proud moment again from MyMachine Slovakia! RTVS covers the Work In Progress Part 2 at TUKE University in Kosice. Check out the wonderful dynamics and the shining eyes of the students and educators! It starts at 43:22: RTVS Documentary on MyMachine.   Thank you to all involved for making this event such a success!

07 Feb202011th February 2020
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President of Slovakia Zuzana Čaputová on MyMachine

President of Slovakia Zuzana Čaputová on MyMachine

BREAKING NEWS: The presidential palace of President of Slovakia Zuzana Čaputová is safe from bad ghosts! At the occasion of the 25th Anniversary Gala from the Carpathian Foundation, the President spoke about the importance of the work of The Carpathian Foundation for Eastern Slovakia and for the whole of Slovakia. On Thursday February 6, the...

05 Dec201913th December 2019
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MyMachine Slovakia Radio Coverage

MyMachine Slovakia Radio Coverage

MyMachine Slovakia was invited to the live show of Radio Regina to talk about the impact of MyMachine on students, teachers, companies and the education system. Thank you to Mrs. Danuši Reginovej for the invitation and the very pleasant interview. Listen to the interview here: https://www.rtvs.sk/radio/archiv/1541/1241302

02 Nov20192nd November 2019
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Ideation in MyMachine Slovakia on a roll!

Ideation in MyMachine Slovakia on a roll!

This week was another invention week in Slovakia! Step 1 of MyMachine is when university students enter the Primary School for the ideation process. This time round, the university students of the faculty of Mechanical Engineering and of the Faculty of the Arts at TUKE University (Kosice) witnessed the children at the primary school in...

29 Oct201929th October 2019
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Inventing Dream Machines in Slovakia! Part 2!

Inventing Dream Machines in Slovakia! Part 2!

Last week MyMachine Slovakia had yet another invention workshop. This time with the young students at the primary school in Košice. University students of the faculties of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies entered the primary classroom to elaborate the creativity session with the young inventors. The university students have now started to translate those ideas...

21 Oct201924th October 2019
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New Dream Machine Ideas in Slovakia!

New Dream Machine Ideas in Slovakia!

Yes! It’s that marvellous time of the year again in MyMachine Slovakia! 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...

05 Jun20195th June 2019
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Announcing the MyMachine Slovakia 2019 Exhibition

Announcing the MyMachine Slovakia 2019 Exhibition

You’re Invited! The 2019 MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition opens on June 18th. At 10am the hundreds of students, teachers and professors who participated in MyMachine will gather to discover and test the working prototypes of five invented dream machines. The exhibition will take place at the Library of the Technical University of Kosice (TUKE): Němcovej 7, 042...

08 Apr20198th April 2019
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MyMachine Slovakia on national television

MyMachine Slovakia on national television

During the last week of March, all MyMachine Coordinators from around the world gathered in the Annual MyMachine Coordinators Meeting. This year, MyMachine Slovakia was the host of the meeting. The 2 day meeting took place in Kosice, where the Carpathian Foundation has its offices. The meeting offers the opportunity to share expertise and knowhow...

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...

24 Oct201824th October 2018
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MyMachine Slovakia kicking off their 2018-2019 season in Drienove

MyMachine Slovakia kicking off their 2018-2019 season in Drienove

MyMachine Slovakia launched their 2018-2019 season at the elementary school in Drienove. This is the first class room where the University Students from the Technical University of Kosice (TUKE) went to engage with the elementary school children at Step 1 of the MyMachine methodology.   To be able to witness the creative power of those...

27 Sep201827th September 2018
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MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2018

MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition 2018

It was a magnificent day in Kosice. The second largest city of Slovakia woke up to the day that would mark the second MyMachine Slovakia Exhibition since the Carpathian Foundation started MyMachine in september 2016. Campus Gallery of the Technical University Kosice was the agora for all MyMachine Slovakia participants: all the elementary school children,...