23 & 24 May
Flora Fauna Hack

29 & 30 March
Strijp-S Eindhoven

29 & 30 March
Makerspace Hackathon

Flora Fauna Hack 23 & 24 May

Flora Fauna Hack


Hackathon Season Spring 2014

Flora Fauna Hack – 23 + 24 mei Wageningen Universiteit. Lees meer.

Age Hack – 6 +7 juni Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven (ov)

Science Hack Day Eindhoven – 13 + 14 juni Fontys Eindhoven (ov)

Would you like to participate, making a contribution, exploring sponsorship opportunities, becoming a partner or volunteer?
Get in contact with MADburo.

Fundraising Coordinator volunteer / internship

MAD Emergent Art Center is currently looking for a Fundraising Coordinator. The workarea involves public events such as exhibitions, hackathons, forum discussions and workshops.

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National Congress Open Data Eindhoven


The Third National Congress Open Data – With Your Face on top of the Facts – was on 28 February at the Eindhoven City Hall.

NCOD Raadzaal by MADlab

Open Data Themes

It was decided within the wide range of developments in the field of Open Data for three themes:

Smart City (mobility, energy, health)

Within these themes are red wires stretched from transcendent aspects, such as technical standards, handy portals, Linked Open Data, Big Data, etc.


The one-day conference offers a wide range of choice which can be engrossed in the parallel sessions. Moreover, there are three special Keynotes including Carlo van de Weijer (TomTom) and Arjan El Fassed (OpenEstate Foundation).

In the spacious and atmospheric ambiance of the Eindhoven City Hall not only an excellent lunch but also some side-event activities are organized to make it not only useful but also enjoyable.

Read more about the program and registration.


Apps for Eindhoven


During Apps for Eindhoven Challenge 2014 going officials, data wizards, hackers, designers and creative people to fight side by side with Open Data, information and knowledge our city Eindhoven smarter and better.

Together we are working towards the final at the National Congress Open Data on Friday 28 February. A tight week before the finale is the exciting preliminary round in which the wheat from the chaff…


  • Thursday, January 16: Launch Apps for Eindhoven
    during Open Eindhoven Meetup.
  • Saturday, February 22: Preliminary Pitches 
    13:00 to 17:00 MAD / Social Lab, Don Bosco Street 4
    during International Open Data Day.
  • Friday, February 28: Finale! Hall Eindhoven
    during National Congress Open Data.

Read more and sign up: http://www.openeindhoven.nl/apps-voor-eindhoven/


Charm your Future! at Food & Shop Festival

 Urban Shopper

MAD emergent art center organizes “Tover je Toekomst” (Eng: charm your future)– workshops especially for childeren during the “Food & Shop” festival on Sunday January 19th in the Urban Shopper (Strijp-S) Eindhoven.
The free workshops “Tover je Toekomst” are memorable experiences for childeren between 6 – 14 years old. There are two types of workshops:
the first one is the drawing workshop and the second one is for crafting. The childeren are working together in small groups.
1. DRAWING  – workshop for drawing your dreams, wishes and expectations about the future
together with professional illustrator / artist.
2. CRAFTING – workshop where you learn to work with electronics for building phantasy creatures.
When: January 19th  2014, 12:00 – 17:00 hours
Where: Food & Shop festival
Address : Torenallee 60-02 Eindhoven
Participation “Tover je Toekomst: free for childeren 6- 14 year.
Registering : Spot register and reservation if required  

For more information, please visit or call: www.madlab.nl +31 40 2133032
Please read more about Tover je Toekomst (Dutch) and about the FeelGood Market in general.


MAD relocation!

Visiting address since 2014:

Don Boscostraat 4

5611 KW  Eindhoven

Postal address remains the same at:

Postbus 6118

5600 HC Eindhoven

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PolderHack makes history. The floodgate is open

English transliteration is pending expeditiously! Please come back soon.