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Knowledge transfer

After two Summer Schools at the Waag building in Amsterdam in the past years, a third Summer Academy was organised on location this year. Earlier participants of the Hout- en Meubileringscollege (HMC) created together with Waag Society a programme to share their knowledge and experiences with their colleagues.

Emerging technologies, the accessibility of online information and questions about sustainability are changing the practice of making, the role of makers and their way of thinking. How are teachers in maker education handling the new machines, (open) software, materials, information and changing principles?

Read more about this topic in the Dutch version of this blog.

Recent blog posts

- Wednesday 07 February 2018

An active group of citizens makes great progress with sustainable mobility and connectedness in the area. Intern Hub Coumans about the pilot of the EU project MUV.

- Tuesday 06 February 2018

Waag Society supported the Spaarne Hospital hospital in organizing a hackathon, for an even more senior friendly hospital.

- Thursday 01 February 2018

Healthcare demands and solutions are changing rapidly. Open-source hardware will play an important role in the future.

- Tuesday 30 January 2018

Can we learn about ourselves by studying outer space? In ongoing research Waag Society is exploring human outer space activities.

- Friday 26 January 2018

Together with residents of Buitenveldert, we look for practical solutions to create a greener and healthier neighbourhood. On January 22nd we held the first meeting.