Datum en tijd

  • di, 01 september 2020
  • 19:30 ‑ 21:30

Publiek event

TICKETS

Locatie

BlueCity Lab
Maasboulevard 100, Rotterdam

Externe partners

Biobased, Circulaire Economie, Design, Innovatie

How to Biodesign #7: Genetic modification

What is genetic modification and what are the possibilities and challenges you face as a biodesigner? What are the limits in your field as a designer and where do you start to explain how biotech can create circular solutions? We’ll dive into biodesign and genetics during How to Biodesign #7!

How to Biodesign

Climate crisis asks for regenerative design. With the meetup series How to Biodesign, BlueCity Lab provides a platform for and by bioneers (pioneers in biodesign). Together with William Myers (curator, author, and teacher in Biodesign), we explore the opportunities from a systemic approach to raw material flows, making smart use of the latest knowledge and expertise about circular design, but also from biotechnology and biochemistry.

The monthly meet-ups facilitate interaction between bioneers who are already working and those who want to get started with biodesign and biofabrication, provide a platform for sharing stories and experiences and actively share knowledge, know-how and insights from the meetups to a broader audience.

This month’s speakers

TBA

What to expect?

✱ An interactive meetup where we share inspiration, knowledge and know-how on a monthly theme
✱ A small group of people/bioneers: every guest has the possibility to contribute
✱ A chance to dig into the expertise of fellow bioneers.

Practical information

When? 1 September 2020, 19:30 – 21:30
Where? BlueCity Lab, Maasboulevard 100, Rotterdam

Tickets

Entrance is €6,50, tickets can be purchased here.

Next up

This programme is part of the How to Biodesign series. Check the full program here:

17 March – #1: From Algae to Bioplastics
7 April – #2: Bioluminescence as city lights
21 April – #3: Futureproof packaging
6 May – #4: Regenerative textiles for the greater good
19 May- #5: The next biobased building
2 June – #6: Vertical farming in an existing environment
1 September – #7: Genetic modification
6 October – #8: Sewage to raw materials
3 November – #9: Local energy
2 December – #10: Growing proteins

Thanks to

The meetups are made possible thanks to the support of the creative industries fund NL/Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie

About BlueCity Lab

With our focus shifting towards a circular economy, it is time to explore the endless possibilities of regenerative design. At BlueCity Lab, we believe that true circularity starts with regenerative design: designs that lead to a vibrant, biodiverse city in which ecological, social and economic values work together in a positive way. The former swimming pool Tropicana is a circular exemplary city in which entrepreneurs use residual flows from the city to create new products and services. In September, BlueCity Lab opens three wetlabs that are available for bioneers working on regenerative solutions.

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