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12-11-2016

On Friday 11 November, parents, pupils, teachers, school leaders and data experts gathered in small groups to search for connections and stories in publicly available data for education in The Netherlands.

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11-11-2016

2017 will be the year of the botanic gardens in The Netherlands. Visitors can use the newly developed app starting in April - Hortus Chat, made in collaboration with Waag Society - to start a conversation with the plants.

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08-11-2016

Dynamic Skin collects and stores solar energy and uses that energy to generate warmth or light, forming its own metabolism.

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31-10-2016

Six students of the TU Delft have won the ‘BouwRecycling Award’ with their research. The students were commissioned by AEB Amsterdam, TU Delft and Waag Society.

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28-10-2016

Thanks to an amendment by Reinder Rustema (of petities.nl), the concept election programme of the Dutch political party D66 now contains an adapted paragraph about the new (Dutch and European) electronic identity (eID).

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25-10-2016

Digital technologies and the internet are providing new opportunities to address social challenges. Help us grow a digital social innovation community across Europe.

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22-10-2016

Bas van Abel of Fairphone gave an interview for the Dutch Radio 1. This broadcast was in Dutch.

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14-10-2016

Bas van Abel of Fairphone has won the German Environmental Award, the most important environmental award of the country. The award ceremony will be handed out by the German president Joachim Gauck.

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13-10-2016

The botanical gardens involved in the BigPicnic project started their co-creation journey this week.

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12-10-2016

On 12 October 2016, we officially open the Smart Kids Lab at the Cinekid Festival. From the lab, we also present the first online platform to let children build their own sensors.

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10-10-2016

Lucas Evers (Open Wetlab) of Waag Society has contributed to a new publication of COGEM titled 'Gentechdebat op scherp'.

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07-10-2016

Bringing innovators together, that is what Amsterdam Health is about: the online platform where you meet other health professionals. And of course, the Creative Care Lab initiatives of Waag Society are on board.

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04-10-2016

For the FIT project, a new publication was presented on 4 October 2016, aimed at persons who have to deal with dementia, designers, researchers, care givers and others interested in the subject.

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29-09-2016

Last weekend Agi Haines closed off her one year artist in residency. Visitors could take part in the exhibition ‘The anatomical lesson: dissecting medical futures’ by interacting with Agi’s sculptures.

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27-09-2016

Platform Maker Education has published an annual report about the activities in the (school) year 2015-2016.

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20-09-2016

We are hard at work for our Smart Kids Lab, that can be visited at the Medialab of Cinekid 2016.

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