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20 October 2015 - 15 December 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

1001 Inventions Exhibition

Discovering Our Past… Inspiring Our Future

The Planetarium Science Center of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) will host the global blockbuster “1001 Inventions” exhibition and its parallel activities in Egypt. This is in collaboration with 1001 Inventions Foundation and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, with the patronage of the Egyptian Prime Ministry.

2 May 2016 - 5 March 2017
Museon The Hague

Do you see what you see? Taste what you smell? Hear what you see? Your senses and your brain often work together well, however, sometimes things can go wrong. Mistakes like these are exactly what illusionists like to work with and what scientists try to understand the workings of. In the Museon, the two worlds of magic and science touch. Let your senses be bewitched and your brain tricked in Illusions: magic or science?

Illusions - magic or science is open from 2 mei 2016 - 5 march 2017.

12 September 2015
26 locations in Poland

The beauty of science

In order to promote the idea of social development based on education, science, technology and innovation – on the 12th of September a nationwide campaign “SPiN Day – for the Society and Science” will be organised by Porozumienie Społeczeństwo i Nauka SPiN (Society and Science Agreement). It is the first event of this kind implemented on such a scale by science communicators in Poland.

5 September 2015 - 10 September 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – Forty science communication professionals from southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East will come together for the second edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School of Science Communication (EMME) to drive development of new science communication endeavors in their respective countries and regions.

This multicultural effort, motivated by a passion for science communication without borders, is the basis for EMME which will be held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from 5 to 10 September 2015.

9 November 2015 - 10 November 2015
Copernicus Science Centre Warsaw

An international, interdisciplinary research conference: workshops, sessions, panel discussions, meetings with researchers and practitioners.

20 July 2015 - 24 July 2015
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Make and do at Summer Science Camp!

For the first time Life Science Centre is opening its doors for a special Summer Science Camp! At this five day event for 13 to 18 year olds, there will be the chance to do lots of exciting and cool stuff.

9 July 2015
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Professor Susan Greenfield

This lecture is a special event for Game On 2.0. Neuroscientist, writer and broadcaster Professor Susan Greenfield believes long exposure to computers and computer gaming is harmful to the human brain. Her book, Mind Change was published in August 2014. In Mind Change, Professor Greenfield discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us. In her view they are creating a new environment, with vast implications, because our minds are physically adapting: being rewired. Using the very latest research, Mind Change is intended to incite debate as well as yield the way forward.

5 June 2015 - 6 September 2015
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Artatomy Example

Artatomy is an exhibition of anatomy inspired artworks created by medical and biomedical science students. This project is hosted by Newcastle Medical School in collaboration with Dr Iain Keenan, visual artist Rachael Allen, and four medical students. Funded by Newcastle Institute of Creative Arts Practice Award 2014.

Artwork pictured was created by Eliza Davison, 4th Year Medical Student at Newcastle University.

14 April 2018 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte |
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen |

The first Science Center in the SaarLorLux region, the Science Center Ferrodrom®, in the burden shed with its area of more than 10,000 m2, invites the visitor to discover the fascinating world of iron and steel. Ferrodrom® takes visitors from the early days of iron production right through to high-tech products of the future. With the four elements fire, water, earth, and air, iron can be produced at its best. These elements can be sampled with the fire- and wind tornado, the ice cube or the wind-machine.

22 April 2015
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milano
nutrition, expo, science

A major exhibition dedicated to the changes that have marked the way we eat and the complexity of the food system.

The protagonists are the people: each of us in his/her relationship with food. Food production professionals, researchers and industry experts, teenagers and adults were all involved in the design of the exhibition.

Sharing, change, relationships and technology are the key words through which the Museum interprets the theme of Expo 2015.



Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 September 2016

A box. A button. Press it – and the show begins. Puppets, driven by an automatic mechanism, in short comic-like sequences, present important stages in the life of the late mediaeval Emperor Charles IV. The delicate puppets and scenery created by Susanne Jacob are reminiscent of the famous soft style of the late Gothic era, and at the same time of modern French comics.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 September 2016

In October 2012 we were awarded the contract to conceptualize, design and build the new permanent Biodiversity exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum.
By staging of this gallery, Hong Kong Science Museum wants to promote public appreciation of biodiversity and raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity conservation, and moreover wants to trigger proper lifestyle changes in the effort to avoid a massive loss of biodiversity. The Biodiversity gallery was officially opened to the public on September 2, 2016.

NorthernLight Design 16 September 2016
Interactive exhibition 100 Years Schiphol Airport

From September 2016 the Amsterdam Museum presents the exhibition ‘100 years of Schiphol -ready for departure’. In this interactive family exhibition, designed and developed by NorthernLight, visitors learn how the airport grew from a muddy meadow into one of world’s most important airports.

NorthernLight Design 7 September 2016

NorthernLight was asked by creative agency Fabrique and technical agency Q42 to join in the international tender for developing a wayfinding app for the Tate Museums. The tender was won with the simple concept: from wayfinding to dayfinding. An app that is a friendly and intuitive companion to help make your visit the best visit possible. By the end of 2015, development started on the app that will personalize and enrich a visit to Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St. Ives. NorthernLight has functioned as a creative consultant for the concept and development phase.

NorthernLight Design 7 September 2016

August 2016 the Ajax Gallery of Fame opened its doors in the Amsterdam ArenA. Present day Ajax star Davy Klaassen and all time Ajax superstar Dennis Bergkamp were among the guests. This beautiful new gallery shows the highlights of the rich history of the world famous Amsterdam football club Ajax. The gallery brings the “We are Ajax feeling” alive in a unique and fascinating way.

NorthernLight Design 26 August 2016

On August 25 the mayor of Amsterdam opened Europe’s highest swing called “OverTheEdge”. This one of a kind swing is placed on top of Amsterdam’s latest visitor attraction the A’DAM Tower. Visitor literally swing over the edge and get a magical experience floating in mid air 100 meters above the city.

NorthernLight Design 5 August 2016

Terramar Museum, Bonaire first to tell Caribbean history

On 5 August the Terramar Museum will open on Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. It is the first museum to tell the history of the whole Caribbean region. Bonaire is visited by thousands of tourists and cruise passengers daily. Most of these visitors have little knowledge of the mix of cultures that lived on the islands and whose traces can still be found. The stories told in the Terramar Museum will give visitors a renewed and richer perspective on the history of this special part of the world.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 1 August 2016

In September 2013 we were entrusted with the development of a master plan for the Tech Dome Penang, a hub for technology learning, exchange of ideas and a vehicle for improving scientific literacy and technology ability in Malaysia.

NorthernLight Design 19 May 2016

The A’DAM LOOKOUT on the 20th and 21st floor of the A’DAM Tower on the IJ in Amsterdam is open to the public. The indoor and outdoor sky decks, offering 360 degrees’ views of Amsterdam, have been enriched by a series of unique, interactive visitor experiences designed by NorthernLight.

NorthernLight Design 17 May 2016

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Philips, NorthernLight designed and developed the ‘Innovation and you’ experience for the Philips Museum. It provides visitors of any age a spectacular view into the future and shows the importance of modern technology.