Amsterdam News

The ITCH – Lennart Booij and the art of public in Amsterdam

The ITCH is getting warm with the deadline for application fast approaching- that’s the 24th of March in case you were wondering. Here’s some more advice for applicants and anyone else who’s just a bit interested in our makerthon. We’re very excited to welcome Lennart Booij to our panel of judges for the ITCH. Lennart…

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The ITCH – Data: Creativity by numbers

As part our event The ITCH, we’ll be posting advice and updates about the event for applicants and anyone else who’s just a bit interested. Today we’re all about data. Anna and Chrissy from Makerversity Amsterdam met with Jasper Soetendal, Open data Programmer for the City of Amsterdam. Japser is head honcho of open source…

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The ITCH- IoT City Hack, Amsterdam

Calling Amsterdam’s creatives! Join us for our City Hack on International IoT Day. We’re really excited to announce out latest makerthon in association with StartupAmsterdam and Sensemakers to coincide with international IoT day on the 9th April. We have a fantastic opportunity to find the best IoT ideas that use Amsterdam city data to create an…

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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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