Projects

Each of Waag's Research Labs works on one or multiple projects at a time. They are executed in collaboration with partners on the local, national and international level. The projects featured on this page are currently running.

More-than-Planet

Brain T., Sjölén B., Oliver J., Asunder: Wadden Islands Netherlands, 2020
Open Design Lab
The way people imagine the planet substantially impacts the environment itself. More-than-Planet will address a crisis of planetary imaginary.

Evaluation NWA-route Big Data

Big Data
Future Internet Lab
Beleidsmakers, private ontwikkelaars en wetenschappers bespreken vragen over Big Data van de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda.

World Weather Network

World Weather Network
World Weather Network
Waag is part of the World Weather Network, a global coalition of artists and organisations formed in response to the climate crisis.

Tactical Media Room

Waag opent haar deuren
Future Internet Lab
The Tactical Media Room aims to support independent tactical media, journalists, newsrooms and civic initiatives from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus.

NWA Route Smart Liveable Cities

NWA route Smart Liveable Cities
Smart Citizens Lab
Waag organises the route management around public programmes relating to ‘Smart, liveable cities’, aiming to better connect science with society.

MicroMemberships

Photo by Dylan Gillis on Unsplash
Future Internet Lab
How innovative online revenue models can improve the independence of makers.

Police Drones and ethics

Politiedrones en ethiek - Christopher Burns via Unsplash
Future Internet Lab
The Dutch national police plans to use more drones. Waag organises citizen focus groups to research the ethical considerations necessary.

Thermo-staat

Chicago Millennium Park - Thermo-staat
Smart Citizens Lab
In collaboration with investigative journalism platform Argos (VPRO), Waag researches the crossovers between citizen science and journalism.

GeneConsent

Health and DNA
Open Wetlab
GeneConsent gives genetic research participants complete control over their data by providing a dynamic informed consent service.

BioCommons

DNA
Open Wetlab
In BioCommons, we investigate how we as a society can deal with our biological and genetic data, and how this data can be seen as a commons.

Proof of Provenance

Digitale Identiteit visual
Future Internet Lab
Tackling disinformation by guaranteeing the authenticity of messages? Waag is working on a way to do this through digital certificates.

Healthy life, healthy microbiome

Waag_Microbiome Center_Gezond leven
Smart Citizens Lab
Waag and the Microbiome Center are joining forces to research how technological solutions contributing to more control for patients in diseases related to their microbiome.

shemakes

Fabricademy IAAC Lab Barcelona
TextileLab
shemakes empowers future female innovators of the sustainable fashion industry through inspiration, skills and networks to bridge the gender gap in the textile and clothing sector.

ACROSS

Evening air traffic in Europe
Future Internet Lab
ACROSS improves privacy-friendly data exchange between EU member states' public services.

DEPS

Anatomy of an AI at Waag
Future Internet Lab
DEPS (Digital European Public Spaces) has the goal to research and facilitate digital European public spaces that are open, democratic, and sustainable.

Public Stack Design Proces

Public Stack Summit
Future Internet Lab
Together with INFO, TU Delft (Cities of Things Lab), Waag dives into the design process of an open source service and a commercial service.

Expedition to planet B

Expeditie: toekomst campagnebeeld
 
Waag is embarking on an expedition to planet B in order to design and create a desired future that is open, fair and inclusive. Join us!

Fab Academy

Fab Academy
FabLab
The Fab Academy provides instruction and supervises investigation of mechanisms, applications, and implications of digital fabrication.

S+T+ARTS Prize

S+T+ARTS Prize trophy with logo
Open Design Lab
The STARTS Prize is an annual recognition of two innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.

Shared Smart City

Data visualisation - data graphics
Smart Citizens Lab
This project examines the conditions for building a future smart city. It focuses on what data is collected and how it is used to address urban challenges. Public values and the rights and needs of citizens play a central role.

Tipping the Balance

opening planet b
Smart Citizens Lab
The aim of Tipping the Balance is to investigate which factors and strategies play a role in encouraging citizens to make healthier food choices.

Art4Med

UNBORN0X9, a project by Future Baby Production collective Art4Med
Open Wetlab
Art4Med builds towards stable relationships between artists and medical researchers, incorporating open science and technology.

Make it Open

Maakplaats Reigersbos FabSchool
Maker Education Lab
Transforming schools into community partnerships. Maker education and citizen science function as a transformative approach for Open Schooling.

Innovating textile education for VMBO

Fablearn onderwijsconferentie
Maker Education Lab
Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam and Waag are innovating textile education by developing a learning line in textiles for students on the VMBO level.