Prijsvraag voor innovatie in de IJmond

De Broedmachine krijgt steeds meer vragen van bedrijven over creatieve oplossingen en innovatie. Omdat we een verzanmeling individuen in een gebouw zijn (de Broedmachine) willen we dit graag samen in één keer vangen in de vorm van een prijsvraag: de Maker-IJ prijsvraag. Daarnaast zagen we een kans voor het WeMakeThe.City festival, waar we met de Broedmachine […]

ELMN expositie op het Amsterdam Maker Festival

Afgelopen weekend hebben we met het European Local Makers Network een expositie gehouden op het Amsterdam Maker Festival bij Makerversity. We hebben superveel geïnteresseerde bezoekers mogen verwelkomen! Voor iedereen die er niet was, of iedereen die even terug wil kijken: hierbij de makers uit onze expo: Over Hollyhock: Femke zocht leuke stoelen voor buiten, en […]

European Local Makers Network exhibtion on the Amsterdam Maker Festival

Ohhh I am really looking forward to this weekend when 20 beautiful makers and artists will join the ELMN exhibit at the Amsterdam Maker Festival. I am especially impressed with all the people who volunteered to help out! It feels like teamwork! Sarah designed the very first ever logo of the European Local Makers Network, […]

Exhibition European Local Makers Network

From August 19th to 21st, the Amsterdam Maker Festival will take place at the marineterrein in Amsterdam. European Local Makers Network will partcipate in this event with an exhibit and knowledge sharing sessions. We will have a small space full of beautiful products by local makers in our network. Because I have a desk at […]

The YAKFA Cinema travels to Lowlands Festival

The YAKFA Cinema, the mobile cinema ANNNA and Oerknal rent out, made by Wim Aardenburg and Mike Schouten, is going places! It is going to Lowlands Festival and de Uitmarkt this year in cooperation with ARTtube. We are super proud. ARTtube will show movies about art & design in the cinema, and in the evenings […]

Coming up: Etsy Craft Party

The next event that I am co-organizing in the Netherlands is: It is taking place on Saturday, July 2nd in Amsterdam. We are hosting it at the beautiful location of Makerversity in Amsterdam, where I rent a co-work desk at the moment. You can read more about the event at the Eventbrite page for Etsy […]

European Local Makers Network (ELMN)

Last Thursday we made a start for the European Local Makers Network (ELMN)! Let me tell you a little more about this initiative. I started a Meetup group a while ago with makers from the Amsterdam area. There is so much potential in this group! So when Makerversity Amsterdam hosted an open night for new members, we […]

Hosting at the Beyond RCT Conference

Last Monday I was the day host at a conference about citizen-driven research called Beyond RCT. RCT’s are Randomized Controlled Trials, a method that is often used in medical research. The goal of the conference was to expand the scope of research, and to find ways to include findings by patients and non-medical professionals into […]

Pricing your handmade products – help!

Pricing products that you made by yourself can be very scary. Are you really going to charge this for something you made by yourself? It’s so easy to undervalue your own products and so scary to charge a higher price… I wanted to organize a meeting to support all of us around the city of […]