Expedition Highlights

September
29 SAT
30 SUN
Free
2018

SuperNova invites you to discover and experience the life of tomorrow at Het Eilandje on September 29-30. The SuperNova Expedition features interactive installations - divided in various themes- that offer what 'the life of tomorrow' will bring. From how we work and move to how we eat, shop and stay healthy, SuperNova invites you to experience the future shaped by technology. The Supernova Expedition is open from 10 AM to 6 PM. 

The world’s first flying car

It aims to free people from the ties of traffic forever.

Mobility
Shoes that fit your feet perfectly

Brought to you by the world's first company to make customized, 3D-printed insoles

Work
Holo Anatomy

Study your anatomy with the use of a hologram!

Health
Smart industrial glasses

Time for you-to-see-what-I-see

Work
An interactive smart mirror

It helps you choose the perfect look and gives you smart suggestions on what accessories to wear

Living & Retail
Sea exploration made easy

Learn more about how marine robots are exploring the depths of the seas

Science
Discover the Port of the Future

This futuristic installation on the water showcases how technology is revolutionizing the port of the future 

Mobility
Meet the smart bartender

He'll shake up your perfect cocktail in seconds.

Work
Take your own 3D selfie

Show it to your friends or even get one printed!

Science
Kinect Application

Discover how 3D printing will improve our overall life quality

Health
Shop at the comfort of your home

Thanks to VR, you don't have to be in a store to shop!

Living & Retail
Smart fashion

Sustainable apparel keeps track of your heartbeat and respiration

Fashion
Indoor farming

Time to grow your own greens inside your home!

Food
Mendeljev’s Augmented Game with VITO

Feel, taste and smell the materials of the future

Sustainability
VR for anti-anxiety

You can experience Virtual Reality Exposure therapy to overcome claustrophobia.

Health
Meet the Menapian pig!

Free-range and exceptional in taste

Food
Welcome to the Sportscube

Time to discover how we'll play sports in the future!

Sports
Meet the Holovice

Use a hologram to fit this futuristic dress on you!

Fashion
The First Flemish Deep Geothermal Power Plant

VITO's goal? Bring this sustainable energy source to every living room in Flanders

Sustainability
Understand how your brain ages

Discover the single cell revolution for life sciences

Science
A 3D-printed dress with interactive drones

Brought to you by Dutch designer Maartje Dijkstra 

Fashion
The food of the future

Discover how insects are being used to tackle global challenges.

Food
Put your biking gear on

Cycle all over the world from the comforts of your own home!

Sports
Sporting the VR way

It will change the way you enjoy sports experiences at home, alone or with your friends.

Sports
CurieuzeNeuzen

Discover how clean the Flemish air is

Sustainability
Talks

Discover our selection of talks at SuperNova where scientists, futurists and experts share their thoughts on topics, questions and issues that will impact how we live, eat and move in the future!

Workshops

SuperNova invites you to be a scientist in one of our workshops. Open to young kids and the curious, these workshops are free and everyone is welcome.

Media & Entertainment Installations

Many demos on SuperNova show you technology - how it works and what we can use it for. With these installations, you will be immersed in behind-the-scenes technological experiences!

Techpedition by imec

Your life is becoming more fun, healthier and more sustainable. And that is the work of numerous technologies. These smart miracles prefer to work in the shadows of your daily life, but come see, touch and try them during an adventurous trail at the SuperNova Techpedition!

Rope

I am 60 meters long and 30 cm thick. I weigh 196 kg. It would take eleven people to carry me. I was born in April, 2017. A team of five hand-braided me in 38 days. I think it was somewhere in Leuven, Belgium. It is a confusing experience, being braided.

Locations

 

Where is it?

The SuperNova area will cover the entire “Eilandje” area, the port of Antwerp, Belgium. Stretching from the Waagnatie over MAS and Felix Pakhuis to Retail Detail, the festival is hosted at several sites - both indoor and outdoor - and will even include some brand new constructions.

The main event hall is the Waagnatie at Rijnkaai 150 2000 Antwerp.

Come find out

Free
September
29 SAT
30 SUN
2018

The SuperNova festival is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience, occupying “Het Eilandje” in Antwerp. Feed your curiosity and discover the new ideas and technologies for tomorrow!  

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