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#MusicBricks welcomes SoundCloud



#MusicBricks is proud to announce SoundCloud as its official cloud platform:
“#MusicBricks is exactly the sort of open and collaborative music creation SoundCloud is about. It opens up new options for makers and musicians to be creative and we’re excited to support it and see what amazing creations are born.”
Matt Fenby Taylor, VP Creator Product, SoundCloud

Ben Heck joins #MusicBricks teams




The legendary Ben Heck joined #MusicBricks teams at the #MTFBerlin element14 Hack Camp. Teams were interviewed for a special episode of the Ben Heck Show.

#MusicBricks hits 5.5 million impacts!




The hashtag #MusicBricks has registered 5,5 million impacts on Twitter one year after the toolkit release.

A #MusicBricks patent is filed




The newly formed Swedish company Sojaner AB has patented technologies deveolped with #MusicBricks. The Swedish Patent Application No. 1650637-0 filed – “Headphone system” is under embargo until November 2017.

#MusicBricks project receives Ars Electronica Jury Nomination




#FindingSomethingBondingSound receives the Ars Electronica STARTS Prize Jury Nomination for achievements at the crossover between science and art.

#MusicBricks accessibility success is featured in national media




#HiNote has featured on the BBC and in the Guardian newspaper in the UK, on Radio Eins in Germany and on Portuguese National Television.

#MusicBricks incubatee listed in Forbes' 30 under 30




Airstrument’s Matan Berkowitz has been listed in Forbes’ 30 under 30 top entrepreneurs in Israel.

#MusicBricks toolkit increases to 15!




The number of tools in the #MusicBricks toolkit has increased from the 8 originally planned to 15. Three tools have been added to the toolkit by new #MusicBricks industry partners.

R-IoT lined up for production




The #MusicBricks Tangible User Interface – the Ircam-developed R-IoT – has been batch tested for commercial production. Talks are being conducted between #MusicBricks and major global distributers for large scale deployment.

11 new products hit the market




11 #MusicBricks products have been launched after the first year. These include applications for gaming, heavy machinery, science and sports.

Director of #MusicBricks awarded Innovation Luminary



Michela Magas has been awarded Innovation Luminary 2016 for Creative Innovation at the Open Innovation 2.0 in Amsterdam.



We run projects that join the dots between arts and sciences, industry and academia, groundbreaking research and market adoption, creation of tools and hands-on invention.


Seeding ideas by putting ground-breaking research into the hands of creative developers, hackers, makers and artists.


Incubating ideas to commercial prototype under mentorship by top research engineers and in partnership with industry.


Testing new products with early adopters, gathering data and creating new business models.


Above are just some of our contributors. For a longer list check the Music Tech Fest ecosystem.