If you are into music, science, media making, prototyping, or if you have ideas for entirely new products and business models, this is for you. Yes, you reading this right now!
What is Music Tech Fest?
Music Tech Fest, or MTF, is a giant creative laboratory featuring music hacking, research symposium, workshops, demos, performances by internationally renowned artists and industry showcases that connect artists, technologists and business in a unique and vibrant environment.
MTF is an ecosystem of more than 5,000 creative innovators and scientific researchers who regularly gather at MTF events and laboratories. Music Tech Fest events have been held in many locations around the world including the Barbican in London, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Microsoft NERD labs in Cambridge MA and Funkhaus in Berlin.
MTF was founded by Michela Magas, who was awarded the EU Woman Innovator of the Year prize in 2017 for it. Magas is founder and director of the innovation lab Stromatolite LTD in the UK, and currently the adviser on AI and innovation to the EU Commission and the G7 leaders.
MTF: 7-9 September
HACK CAMP: 8-9 September
MTFStockholm will bring together academia and industry, artists, makers and scientists from around the world to celebrate and invent the future of music – right here at KTH. Past events have delved into Blockchain, transhumanism, neurofeedback, hacking the human voice, super accessibility, and more.
How can I take part?
You can register for the Hack Camp (a 24-hour event, September 8-9), and you can indicate you are from KTH on the form. This is important because the organizers want to involve as many KTH students and researchers as possible. If you qualify, you get free entry to the entire festival and join a special meetup on the 7th in the evening.
The MTF Hack Camp, led by BBC presenter, inventor and composer LJ Rich, allows you to access a toolkit of exclusive technologies and collaborate with artists and makers on challenges involving AI, blockchain technology, cymatics, robotics, transhumanism, synesthesia and more.
Bear in mind, KTH students and faculty who don’t get a placement in the Hack Camp will not walk away empty-handed. By applying early, you get in the funnel for other opportunities at Music Tech Fest. The festival aims to create as many interactions and opportunities for collaboration as possible and support great ideas. Alumni of the MTF have gone on to be recognised with a series awards including: 1M€ follow-up EU funding, MIT’s Under-35 Innovator, and 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs by Forbes.
Take the next step…
Register for #MTFStockholm
Why is my participation worth it?
Ideas started at MTF tend to take on a life of their own – and many have led to patented technologies. By participating, you’re welcomed into a global research and innovation ecosystem that carries on well after the festival.
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