Research

Our public research comprises of labs, where the activities and projects of Waag are carried out. A lab is a group of leading researchers, designers and developers organised around a research subject - related to relevant social developments.

  • We code
    The Commons Lab works towards the understanding of present-day commons and implements new forms of commoning.
  • We care
    The Creative Care Lab connects technology and design thinking to users, artists, developers and engineers. We research and develop applications and…
  • We learn
    The Creative Learning Lab develops contemporary, exciting educational formats with experts from education, the arts and new media.
  • We learn
    The Digital Curation Lab investigates the challenges and transformation possibilities for the heritage sector under the influence of digitization.
  • We learn
    The Future Heritage Lab sees heritage as a dynamic concept, where people interact freely with objects, stories and associations.
  • We code
    The Future Internet Lab democratizes the access to technology and critically follows and designs the technology for democratization.
  • We care
    In the MakeHealth Lab, we investigate how you can make your own health care applications that support the self-reliance of patients or support…
  • We learn
    Learning from a maker perspective is learning through making and connects ours heads and hearts.
  • We make
    The Open Design Lab makes innovation in the make and design industry transparant and accessible for artists, designers, entrepreneurs, and citizens.
  • We make
    The Open WetLab is a leading place for bio-art, biodesign and do-it-together biology in the heart of Amsterdam.
  • We code
    The Smart Citizens Lab explores tools and applications that help make sense of the world around us.