Amsterdam News

International Art Talent Programme in Amsterdam

As part of the package in the 3Package Deal of the Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, we welcome brilliant artist and product designer Frank Kolkman, as a new member at Makerversity Amsterdam. The deal helps exceptional talent with affordable living and working spaces, development budget and a network. We package-partner with Waag Society and Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam…

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We’ve won a N.I.C.E. award

We’re proud to announce that we’re joint first prize winners at the N.I.C.E. awards. The award, now in its third year, is run by the European Centre for Creative Economy and was chaired by Charles Landry, the international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change. It recognised Makerversity’s work towards supporting emerging creative businesses…

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Amsterdam Maker Festival

In August, Makerversity Amsterdam hosted part of the program of the Amsterdam Maker Festival, a gathering for makers, hackers, geeks, problem solvers and all interested, that took place all over the Marineterrein. Visitors got to see the makerspace, where they could directly experiment with 3D-printers, clay and metal, plastics and ask questions to all the…

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We’re recruiting a General Manager for Makerversity Amsterdam!

Based in Amsterdam? Super organised, into people and on the lookout for your next big challenge? Excited by all things creative and making? Then we may have the job for you. We’re on the hunt for someone to run our new Makerversity site in Amsterdam. This is a big, busy job making sure we’re providing…

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Amsterdam workshop build

Dutch Members are already making the most of the coworking space we’ve built on the iconic Marineterrein and the workshops are taking shape quickly too. It’s easy to see that space won’t be an issue, boasting huge ceiling clearance and massive roller doors. Bringing materials in and moving builds out has never been easier. With 500…

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Meet the Amsterdam members

Meet the pioneers, the innovators, the all round legends who’ve joined the Makerversity community. As always the Makerversity membership is diverse, so who are the first members of Makerversity Amsterdam. When introduced to the members we ask them a few questions to help current members best understand who has joined.

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Amsterdam workshop sneak peek

It’s time to check out our new workshop spaces at Marineterrein Amsterdam. You can come to the Marineterrein Open Day on July 3rd and find out what Makerversity has in store for the Dutch makers. If you’re a maker, this is like a day trip to Santa’s grotto. Can’t wait to get your hands dirty and start…

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Win a 12 month Makerversity Amsterdam Hot Desk Membership

For lack of catchy name, other than “Maker-Euro-Hot-Desk-Comp” we’ve decided to celebrate the Euros by offering a 12 month Makerversity Amsterdam Membership to one lucky entrant. “What do I have to do to win”, I hear you ask, kick-ups? make a bet? No, just retweet our Twitter competition. The first 24 @names will go into…

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Why Amsterdam?

Three years ago in March 2013, we had just spent the winter cleaning and painting 2000 sq m of derelict basement space in Somerset House, central London.  We were at the beginning of a journey into the unknown. We had two big ideas – creating practical, accessible workspace for professional makers in the city and…

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