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.
It aims to free people from the ties of traffic forever.
Brought to you by the world's first company to make customized, 3D-printed insoles
It helps you choose the perfect look and gives you smart suggestions on what accessories to wear
Learn more about how marine robots are exploring the depths of the seas
This futuristic installation on the water showcases how technology is revolutionizing the port of the future
Thanks to VR, you don't have to be in a store to shop!
Feel, taste and smell the materials of the future
You can experience Virtual Reality Exposure therapy to overcome claustrophobia.
VITO's goal? Bring this sustainable energy source to every living room in Flanders
Discover the single cell revolution for life sciences
Brought to you by Dutch designer Maartje Dijkstra
Discover how insects are being used to tackle global challenges.
Cycle all over the world from the comforts of your own home!
It will change the way you enjoy sports experiences at home, alone or with your friends.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
- 1. Tech Fair
- 2. Conference Hall
- 3. 2050 Pavilion
- 4. Drone Zone
- 5. Sports Pavilion
- 6. Port Pavilion
- 7. Health Pavilion
- 8. Fashion Pavilion
- 9. Iwheels Zone
- 10. imec Techpedition
- 11. Food Pavilion
- 12. Sustainability Pavilion
- 13. Work Pavilion
- 14. Science Pavilion
- 15. Living & Retail Pavilion
- 16. E-Mobility Zone
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.