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Biotours at DDW

Virtual studio tours illuminating industry-shifting designers driving bio-design, biotechnology, circularity and sustainability. 

All week By Biotours

How do we transition design ‘concepts’ into to crisis-solving solutions? Four virtual pop-up studios and four lunchtime briefings offer a space for critical insight, inspiration and imagination around:  

Bio-Tech Realities
(Local) Systems Solutions
The New ‘Growth’ Mindset
Augmented Humans

The 2010’s saw an explosion in bio- and ecology-driven design concepts and prototypes. The 2020’s needs those ‘ideas’ to evolve into applied and scalable alternatives that will galvanise systemic and urgent change.

Biotours present a virtual studio tour, offering the Dutch Design Week audience immersive insight into the emerging designers shaping industry-shifting applications in biodesign, biotechnology, circularity and sustainability.

Alongside four virtual, pop-up studios, four lunchtime briefings with designers will offer a space for critical insight, inspiration and imagination around four themes:  

Bio-Tech Realities
(Local) Systems Solutions
The New ‘Growth’ Mindset
Augmented Humans

How do we transition ‘concepts’ to crisis-solving solutions? How do we instil a sense of urgency when the planet is rapidly reprioritising? What are the timescales for these futuristic projects?

Explore with us.

Livestream links coming soon:

19-10-2020: Bio-Tech Realities - 13:00 - 14:00
20-10-2020: (Local) Systems Solutions - 13:00 - 14:00
21-10-2020: The New ‘Growth’ Mindsets - 13:00 - 14:00
22-10-2020: Augmented Humans - 13:00 - 14:00

Talks will be delivered in English.

Biotours

Biotours is a project by Ceneic - a new kind of agency that exists to help organisations become more literate in the world of biodesign, connect with the innovators in industry-shifting biotechnology and implement circular economy practices into the fabric of their business.