Social research agenda for AI
Future Internet LabMaking researchers in the field of AI more aware of the questions and concerns surrounding AI that exist in society.
Future Internet LabMobifree aims to bring about change in the development and use of mobile software in Europe by citizens, businesses, non-profit organisations and governments.
Grip on Own Data
Future Internet LabWaag Futurelab investigates how citizens can get 'grip on their own data'. We will analyse existing tools that the government currently makes available to give citizens insight into data that the government processes about them.
Science in the Cloud
Smart Citizens LabThe project Science in the Cloud researches how online platform KennisCloud should be designed for scientists, citizen scientists and knowledge institutions to collaborate on social and scientific issues.
Social Initiative in the Energy Transition
Smart Citizens LabCommissioned by the Nationaal Klimaat Platform (NKP), Waag Futurelab is working on the design of an programme on Social Initiative in the Energy Transition.
Maker Education LabYoung people are the future of democracy. In our Critical ChangeLabs project, we research how we can build notions of active citizenship amongst young people, 11 to 18 years old.
TextileLabLocal Color is a two-year project researching the conditions for a regenerative city that facilitates the growth of local biochromes to be used for closed-loop, local production on a small city scale.
TextileLabTracks4Crafts explores and transforms the transfer of traditional craft knowledge to increase the social and economic appreciation of crafts and align them with a forward-looking heritage approach in Europe.
Maker Education LabAn investigation into the role of creative making processes in developing citizenship skills among young people in a digital society.
Human Values for Smarter Cities
Smart Citizens LabIn Human Values for Smarter Cities, Waag Futurelab investigates the process of procurement when applying smart city technology in public spaces.
Imagining public connectivity
Smart Citizens LabThe lack of meaningful imaginaries about 5G and the knowledge concentration within industries are catalysts of public distrust. We aim to create a shared knowledge base among citizens and governments to include citizens in official local decision-making processes around 5G.
Smart Citizens LabWith a broad coalition of social organisations, Waag works to strengthen the local, cooperative community economy in the Amsterdam metropolitan area.
Future Internet LabHow accelerated, yet unconsidered adoption of new technologies – such as artificial intelligence and machine learning – can alter or undermine democratic processes.
Responsible Business Models
Future Internet LabIn this project, Waag and HvA investigate the conditions for digital public spaces and the fundamental aspects of a responsible business model.
Masterclass Net Politics 2022
Future Internet LabTogether with ISOC, Waag organises an annual Masterclass Net Politics where people working on digital society learn about topics such as digital transparency, public values on the internet and decision-making regarding large tech platforms.
VU Humanities Lab
Future Internet LabCommissioned by the Vrije Universiteit, Waag is conducting an exploration of the digital resources that can be used by humanities students and what digital skills students need to take advantage of these resources.
Maker Education LabA theatre performance created by gamers about gaming. In it, young gamers composed their own music via software, which is ideally a metaphor for learning code (programming language).
Commons LabTogether with the Commons Network, Waag is working on a Platform Co-op Accelerator programme that will connect and advance start-up initiatives that work with the commons. This way, we are encouraging a circular, local and fair economy.
Open HEM now!
Commons LabCommissioned by the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland and Top Sector Energy, Waag is developing a Public Stack for home energy management systems: Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS).
World Weather Network
Space LabWaag is part of the World Weather Network, a global coalition of artists and organisations formed in response to the climate crisis.
Space LabThe way people imagine the planet substantially impacts the environment. More-than-Planet will address a crisis of planetary imaginary.
Tactical Media Room
Future Internet LabThe Tactical Media Room aims to support independent tactical media, journalists, newsrooms and civic initiatives from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus.
Charging the Commons
Commons LabCharging the Commons is a project exploring the design of digital platforms for resource communities.
Evaluation NWA-route Big Data
Future Internet LabBeleidsmakers, private ontwikkelaars en wetenschappers bespreken vragen over big data van de Nationale Wetenschapsagenda.