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15 February 2015 - 1 December 2015
Spain
ES
Communicating: from smoke signals to satellites - exhibition

An amazing journey through the history of the telecommunications and its influence on our daily life. The exhibition includes unique technological collections to understand all the science you can find in a telegraph, in a telephone, in a smartphone or in a telecommunications space satellite.

30 November 2015 - 10 January 2017
Parque de las Ciencias
Avd. de la Ciencia s/n
18006 Granada , GD
Spain
Granada ES

Is an exhibition commited to the prevention, showing specialists and general public, the unstable behaviour of nature, technology and human beings.

4 October 2015 - 10 October 2015
National Museum of Science and Technology
via San Vittore 21
20123 Milano
Italy
IT
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The course is open to the international community of museum educators and school teachers aiming to create a diversified, trans-national group of participants each contributing their experience and expertise. Participants are required to register using the online form before 10 July 2015

31 May 2015 - 4 June 2015
Ustanova Hisa eksperimentov
Trubarjeva cesta 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI

After the success of the first two editions we are proud to organize the third *INSPIRE* (INternational » Science Performance Is Ready« Event). Participants will learn how to: choose a topic for the Science Show; start planning a Science Show; add humour without being silly; avoid mistakes and traps; create contact with the public; act in front of the public; communicate science.

29 October 2014
Città della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104
Napoli
Italy
IT

From 30 October, at Città della Scienza

Sea Horizon is the result of PIER, a European project aimed at explaining how research and innovation can be responsible towards societies by taking into account the needs of people and the environment, as well as by involving citizens in all stages of research. In particular, we have chosen to show in our the exhibition the applied research on marine sciences through spectacular exhibits and multimedia products.

24 November 2014 - 30 May 2015
Science Museum of Camerino University - Museum System
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

The Science Museum – Museum System of Camerino University presented on November 25th the exhibition “Rosetta, la cometa e i segreti del cosmo” (Rosetta, the comet and cosmos secrets), which will remain open until the end of May 2015. Rosetta probe mission and scientific experience with its lander module Philae will be shown by interactive panels from ECSITE Space Group, ESA and our University. Trying to answer some questions about “dirty snowballs”, the origin of life on Earth, the cosmos exploration, and much more, will also be presented multimedia applications, videos, animations and exhi

23 May 2015 - 3 January 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Life is delighted to host Game On 2.0, the biggest collection of playable computer games in the world!

From Sonic to Samus, Mario to Minecraft, Game On 2.0 is the world’s most comprehensive collection of computer games from the past 60 years. This major international exhibition is coming to Newcastle’s Life Science Centre in May 2015. Enjoy more than 100 playable games and explore the history and culture of gaming throughout the years. Retro-lovers can indulge in arcade classics such as Pac-Man, and more modern games such as Rock Band and Halo 3 are also available to play.

2 April 2015
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Experiment Zone is a brand new experience at Life Science Centre that encourages visitors to think and experiment like real scientists. They can explore how real science is done; carry out practical experiments using proper tools and materials and meet real-life working scientists. Visitors can work on alone, in a team or enlist the help of Life’s Science Explainers. Experiment Zone is included in the admission price to the Science Centre.

18 November 2014 - 19 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) in collaboration with Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST) will hold the second local robotics competition in November 2014, “The Robotheca Alexandrina Olympiad (RAO)”. It comprises two categories, the Diver Robot and the Robofight.

The competition will stimulate and engage students in exploring their potential in engineering, IT, science, and math, as well as project management. Participants must have Basic knowledge of electronics & programming.

Specialized judges will assess teams’ performance.

3 November 2014 - 10 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

In cooperation with The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Planetarium Science Center and with the support of Mercedes-Benz as the main sponsor, the Goethe-Institut Alexandria presents the Science Film Festival 2014 in The Bibliotheca Alexandrina from 4-11 November 2014. The Science Film Festival, initiated by the Goethe-Institut in 2005, is a celebration of science communication. Targeting a young audience with excitingly well-designed science content, the Science Film Festival has grown considerably, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide.

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NorthernLight Design 19 April 2016

Nature conservation is an important value in Artis, the olders zoo in the Netherlands. Artis is partner in an international projects to save the threatened Polynesian Tree Snails. Visitors in Artis can see the nursery lab in the renovated design for the Artis Insectarium. Next to the nursery, visitors can learn about the importance and perishing of bees through hands-on and multimedia exhibits.

Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH 14 April 2016
Dialogue with Time Prologue Dialog with visitors

Dialogue with Time is an interactive exhibition about the art of aging, while challenging stereotypes and giving a glimpse into the society of the future. The guided tour is led by specially trained seniors, who work as ambassadors for the diversity of aging and the extra time that most of us will gain after retirement.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 13 April 2016

In May 2015 we were awared the contract to develop Tunnel Worlds, the new information center at Brenner Base Tunnel (BBT) in Steinach, Austria. Tunnel Worlds is an attraction for the local population, both as the starting point for construction site tours and as a fun, hands-on exhibition. The exhibition is structured on two levels on a floor space of 800 smq, including a real mine-shaft, many interactive exhibits which were specifically designed for younger visitors inviting them to actively participate as well as a section for experts.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 17 March 2016

In April 2014 we were contracted with the development, fabrication and installation of interactive exhibits and an indoor water exhibit for the Octopus Center within newly built Vanke Pie Shopping Mall in Guangzhou. The 2,000 sqm children‘s facility was designed by Blue Rhino Design and was inaugurated in the course of the grand opening of Vanke Pie Shopping Mall on December 25, 2015.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 January 2016
Lunar Lander 1:1 at SCASS

In July 2014, we were contracted to working out the conceptual design and to design & build an interactive exhibition for the newly built Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences (SCASS) and its surrounding Cosmic Park:

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 15 December 2015
Powering the Future gallery at Glasgow Science Centre

In December 2014, after working successfully together to equip Floor 1 (2001) and Floor 3 (2013), we were again awarded a design and build contract to now equip half of Floor 2:

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