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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…

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…

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…

Maker Change Hack Weekend with Barclays

Challenges will be set by real people, and will be a mix of everyday obstacles and restrictions that are faced on a daily basis. For example participating in sport, increasing safety, mobility and ease of communication. The incredible teams will be set to work to design and create a solution to make life easier for…

Exploring the Origin of Life at Makerversity’s Bio Lab

Biofutures Lab is a studio space at Somerset House where we built Bento Lab by day and explore biosciences, making and culture by night. Written by Philipp Boeing, Bentobio. Where does chemistry end and biology start? On a february Tuesday in our vault, under Waterloo Bridge, visitors explored this question as they probed the boundary…

Biomakers

Members, Bentobio, creators of the laptop size biolab, hosted a group of artists, designers and scientists to come together at Makerversity for the inaugural co-lab workshop. Run by Open Science School, this workshop was focused on developing interdisciplinary working methods around the topic of synthetic biology, a novel form of bioengineering. During three days, the participants…

Makerversity Annual 2015

It’s only Makerversity’s second year and it really has been a busy one. Huge thanks to our family of members, friends, partners and supporters. As we look forward to another year of good fun and forward thinking, we thought it only right to look back over the year past.

PAN PEARSON HACKATHON

Over the last two days, the Pearson Lab has been packed out with nearly 40 coders, programmers, designers and product managers from across the Pearson group alongside computer science students, all taking part in a hackathon to collaborate on software projects. Eight teams took part in the event here, which ran in conjunction with 18…

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