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20-07-2017

Design, build and discover creative technology. In September 2017, we will start the third series of FabSchool, the after-school activity at our Fablab.

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14-07-2017

500 Amsterdammers are measuring the water quality in Amsterdam this summer. For this purpose they are equipped with a Waterbox to perform several tests.

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14-07-2017

Do you want to be part of the future of the clothing industry and a global network of pioneers worldwide? You can when you join the Fabricademy: a new international textile academy program!

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13-07-2017

The Science Bus and its crew are under way. Till November 2017 the Science Bus will tour through Europe bringing workshops and tools to investigate the world around you.

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06-07-2017

BioHack Academy is a unique international 10-week program, during which participants build and use their own biolabs. We are now seeking new partner labs for the fifth series, starting January 30th, 2018.

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05-07-2017

The fifth edition of the BioHack Academy starts 30 January 2018. Build your own BioFactory with Open Source hardware!

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30-06-2017

The digital version of our annual report for 2015 has been published, with as usual an overview of our projects and activities.

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27-06-2017

Out of the 17 brands represented in a recent Greenpeace and iFixit assessment, only three - Dell, Fairphone and HP - provide all spare parts and repair manuals.

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15-06-2017

OBA, HvA, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Waag Society have won the NSVP / GAK SkiLLLsChallenge 2017 with a plan for a Fellowship programme for teachers within the project Amsterdam Maakplaats 021.

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09-06-2017

The recently published fifth edition of the digital magazine 'Mediawijs in het onderwijs' (Media literacy in education) covers the topic of maker education in The Netherlands.

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22-05-2017

De biokunstenaars Xandra van der Eijk met ‘Seasynthesis’, Cheng Guo met ‘Anon. - An intervention in the Anthropocene’ en Jiwon Woo (USA) met ‘Mother's Hand Taste (Son-mat)’ zijn op vrijdag 19 mei uitgeroepen tot de winnaars van de Bio Art & Design Award 2017 (BAD Award).

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19-05-2017

The Dutch magazine 'LABinsights' published an article about DIY bio activities at the Waag. The article is available in Dutch only.

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16-05-2017

This report, and accompanying guide, produced as part of the DSI4EU project, maps the projects and organisations using technology to tackle social challenges across Europe.

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09-05-2017

This year’s STARTS PRIZE recipients come from Japan and Switzerland.

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04-05-2017

The ethical boundaries of science are heavily debated, both behind closed doors and in the public eye. Trust Me, I'm an Artist initiates the discussion on such matters.

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22-04-2017

With the app Hortus Chat, the visitors of 25 botanical gardens in The Netherlands can start a conversation with some of the remarkable plants.

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