Program

Looking for an inspiring conversation? An opportunity for new collaborations? Or just a stimulating encounter with a good glass of wine? Join us at the Eindhoven Innovation Café. The place where people from the arts, design, research and technology interact. We aim for a weekly program full of inspiring pitches, expert talks, discussions as well as workshops, lasting up to half an hour parallel to the drinks. English spoken. Of course.

MAY 26

 

Industrial Devolution & With Own Hands

17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:05 pm Talk by Eva Jagerman
18:05 – 18:25 pm Talk by Ruben Warnshuis
18:25 – 19:00 pm Drinks

To create more involvement in the making process, Eva Jagerman transformed the automatic knitting machine into a human-driven device. By enlarging the working elements, the technique that is usually hidden becomes visible. Teamwork is required to let the wooden machine work. Knitwear with various patterns can be created by pushing the handles back and forth while guiding the united threads.

Frustrated by our disconnect with making and curious about the growing distance between consumers and manufacturing, winner of the Kazerne Design Awards 2022 Ruben Warnshuis, sets about decentralising production by creating a workshop where anyone can weave their own shoes from rope using looms and moulds. By removing complexity and devolving production into a low-tech process, this project helps us to learn self-sufficiency, expand our skills and material knowledge, and nurture our relationships with the objects we own.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JUNE 2

 
Exploring the Capabilities of Plants to make Music
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talk by Tom Kortbeek
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
Arabidopsis Symphony, a project developed by Fillip Studios, tells the story of a small plant; the Arabidopsis Thaliana. Open to new influences, it is in every life cycle being confronted with new obstructions and challenges. But still it connects to these new circumstances and adapts itself to the new situation. To become a better version of itself.

Fillip Studios was founded by artist Tom Kortbeek and designer Roos Meerman with the mission to turn wonder into impact — because all progress starts with wonder. This unique live performance that combines classical music, a poetical story and the latest augmented reality technologies, will be presented in Eindhoven from October 2022. Tonight, Tom and Roos will tell us more about this artistic concept.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JUNE 9

 
Mentech’s Role in Health Technology
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talk by Reon Smits
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
Mentech uses the technology HUME to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people. The HUME is used in intramural care to provide an early warning when clients with a severe intellectual disability or late-stage dementia have a buildup of stress. The company features an extensive development team with expertise on medical software, artificial intelligence, and hardware development.

Reon Smits is the co-founder and CTO of Mentech. Since its foundation in 2016, Reon has been in charge of the technological and scientific vision of the company. During this talk, he will give exclusive insight into the development processes and the art of translating real-world problems into real-world technological solutions. Moreover, he will share their vision and their story on the future of the company, with new state of art products and technical development services for third parties using a platform-based approach.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JUNE 16

 
EHV INNOVATION CAFÉ 
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talks by Caravan Cultura
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
More info soon.
Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JUNE 23

 
EHV INNOVATION CAFÉ 
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talks by Aero Team Eindhoven
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
More info soon.
Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JUNE 30

 
Mobility from the human perspective
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talk by Lucas Zoutendijk
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
What if the quality of life were central to designing mobility? If it were to make a positive contribution to the environment? Or if the aim was to prevent transport movements? It is time to correct the design error of the last century, in which the car was central to urban planning: mobility from the human perspective instead of from the car. In ‘Blik voor Groen’ Studio 1:1 takes up the challenge!

Lucas Zoutendijk is co-founder of STUDIO 1:1, a creative research and design agency that specializes in social, spatial and ecological issues. For their innovative approach, STUDIO 1:1 has won ‘The Green Architecture Competition’ and has been nominated for the ‘Dutch Design Awards’.

This edition is made possible by Dutch Design Foundation.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JULY 7

 
Human-Robot Interaction
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talk by Matthijs Smakman and Sam Leeuwis
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
Robots are increasingly being used to teach children to count or to learn a (second) language. However, the introduction of robots in education poses new (moral) challenges. How do we deal with privacy, children who see robots as friends and secrets they tell the robots. During this presentation we will go deeper into these questions and present the SAMbuddy storytelling hug.

Matthijs Smakman is a senior lecturer at the Institute for ICT at Hogeschool Utrecht and a PhD student at VU Amsterdam. His research focuses on the ethical issues surrounding robotization in education. Sam Leewis is a university lecturer at the Institute for ICT at Hogeschool Utrecht and a PhD student at the Open University.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JULY 14

 
Questions about community-making and intimate surveillance technology
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talk by Natalie Dixon
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
Good Neighbours is an award-winning immersive storytelling project about neighbourhood surveillance weaving together performance, technology and placemaking. It explores how how communities create spaces of belonging and alienation through mobile platforms like WhatsApp and Nextdoor as well as intimate surveillance technologies such as Nest cameras, Teslacams and Ring doorbells. Good Neighbours has multiple components. The app-driven live performance is a location-based work that features at select arts/culture/technology festivals.

Dr. Natalie Dixon is the cultural insights director at affect lab. Her work explores issues of belonging, otherness, race and gender through the lens of technology.

This edition is made possible by Dutch Design Foundation.

Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JULY 21

 
EHV Innovation Cafe
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talks by Caravan Cultura
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
More info soon.
Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

JULY 28

 
EHV Innovation Cafe
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talks
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
Want to join EHV Innovation Cafe as a speaker? Fill in the contact form or say hello via info@ehvinnovationcafe.org.
Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

SEPTEMBER 1

 
EHV Innovation Cafe
17:30 – 17:45 pm Walk in
17:45 – 18:15 pm Talks by Dutch Design Foundation
18:15 – 19:00 pm Drinks
More info soon.
Instructions
You can join this edition two ways:

◊ Live on location (Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, Eindhoven). We have limited spots available, register for free here. It’s also possible to just walk in, but full is full!

◊ Watch the presentation livestream via our YouTube Channel. Feel free to ask your questions in the livestream live chat.

Keep an eye on on this page for the up to date program or sign up for the newsletter to stay tuned.

Give to grow

Do you like the idea of really unleashing the full potential of our region? Mark the next Thursday in your calendar and join us. We believe in this simple principle: give to grow. We’re sharing opportunities, breakout sessions, a drink and a bite, and we need your help to grow.

Want to visit EHV Innovation Café?

No need to enrol, just drop in, any Thursday, any time between 17:30 and 19:30 pm. Your online RSVP is appreciated, but not required. You can find us at Kazerne, Paradijslaan 8, downtown Eindhoven.

Want to join EHV Innovation Café as a speaker, ambassador or funding partner?

We would love to hear from you! Fill in the contact form or say hello via info@ehvinnovationcafe.org