On May 13th, Transparant Netherlands, a data platform developed at Waag Society in the past months, was launched.
The open access Journal of Sensors has published a research paper called 'Citizen Sensing for Improved Urban Environmental Monitoring'.
The air quality in the Netherlands does not satisfy the European standards, according to a recent report from environmental organisation Milieudefensie.
There are now millions of apps for children, in all sorts and sizes. Parents, teachers and other educators all want the best for their children, but how to find suitable apps?
Do you want to know more about measuring air/water quality or noise levels in the city, than visit one of our three crash courses we organize at the FabCity campus on June 20, 21 and 22.
The XTH Sense harnesses the power of your body to let you interact with connected devices, musical and video software, games and virtual reality in a highly personalized and engaging way.
In light of the European project RICHES – the Volkshotel and the Waag opened their doors to the public for the Identity Matters event, a two-day conference about change and the future of heritage.
On 8 April 2016, the European Commission awarded the title of European Capital of Innovation ("iCapital") 2016 to Amsterdam.
Maker education is rising, says Kennisnet in their latest trend report.
Research director Frank Kresin wrote an article for the Dutch monthly 'Informatie' about Digital Social Innovation (DSI).
Waag Society's biotechnologist, Pieter van Boheemen, shows in this video what steps you should follow to create your own glow-in-the-dark e.coli bacteria (if you have a permit to do so).
The digital version of our annual report for 2015 has been published, with as usual an overview of our projects and activities.
From March to October 2016, we are organizing six open source software workshops in the digital fabrication field, titled 'A square dreams a sphere'.
Hundreds of Dutch teachers were granted vouchers from Platform Maker Education, which they will use in order to learn about maker education.
Two of the artists who will join the next Hack the Brain event (in June), will be Karen Lancel and Hermen Maat with their performance/installation E.E.G. KISS.
Early April 2016, a temporary, freely accessible campus will be built at the head of Amsterdam’s Java Island in the city’s Eastern Harbour District. Waag Society will be present with activities of our Amsterdam Smart Citizens Lab.