The Biodesign Challenge offers art and design students the opportunity to envision future applications of biotechnology.

 

Genspace

Genspace

SCHOOLS

Students from top design schools around the country spend the semester envisioning how cells, microbes, and other living things can remake the products and processes of our made world. 

Lung on a Chip, Donald Ingber, Wyss Institute

Lung on a Chip, Donald Ingber, Wyss Institute

Themes

This year’s Biodesign Challenge themes include architecture, water, food, materials, energy, medicine, and others areas where biological design could make a dramatic difference.

Biocouture, Suzanne Lee

Biocouture, Suzanne Lee

biodesign summit

At the end of spring semester 2016, the winning teams from each school gather in New York City to showcase their designs to leaders from the academic, industrial, and design communities.


Banner image: Phillips Design, Microbial Home.