Stella McCartney is partnering with PETA and investment firm Stray Dog Capital to sponsor the first-ever PETA Prize for Animal-Free Wool Prize at the 2018 Biodesign Challenge, an international competition that offers university students the opportunity to envision future applications of biotechnology.
Liv Bargman reports on the process of designing the award-winning project, Quantworm Mine, for the Biodesign Challenge 2017.
AlgiKnit, the winner of the Biodesign Challenge 2016, is an early stage biomaterials startup focused on transforming the apparel ecosystem with rapidly renewable bio-based textiles.
Alison Irvine and Daniel Grushkin of Biodesign Challenge were invited to ECHO Dubai festival on December 15th to present on the future of biodesign and BDC.
Eva Auer, Sean Greaves, and Joseph Revans, winners of the BDC 2017 Runner-Up Prize from the University of Edinburgh, recently led a“Biodesign for Social Impact” workshop at Dutch Design Week
National Geographic has awarded FIT's Team AlgiKnit $25,000 to develop a groundbreaking, sustainable textile made from algae. AlgiKnit won the Overall Prize at the 2016 Biodesign Challenge.
Olivia Bargman and Nina Cutler from Central Saint Martins took home the Overall Prize at the Biodesign Challenge 2017 with their project, Quantworm Mine.
The Biodesign Challenge has partnered with PETA, Stella McCartney, and Stray Dog Capital to sponsor a prize that will be awarded to the team that designs the best animal-free wool during the 2018 Biodesign Challenge Summit.
The INTREXON SUSTAINABLE FOOD + AGRICULTURE PRIZE will be awarded to the student team that explores a project that addresses agriculture, food production, packaging, or distribution.
Daniel Grushkin and Alison Irvine visited Arizona State University's Biodesign Challenge class and participated in the Emerge Festival in February, 2017.
BDC's Daniel Grushkin introduced the first installation in the Biotech Futures Talk + Lab Series, Privacy in the Era of Personal Genomics, at Data & Society on January 19th, 2017. The panel included Jason Bobe and Sophie Zaaijer and was moderated by Heather Dewey-Hagborg.
This coming January, 21 schools and 23 classrooms from around the world will explore the convergence of biotechnology, art and design as part of the Biodesign Challenge 2017.
Program Director Daniel Grushkin takes part in a panel discussion entitled Biodesign for the Real World: Why Design is Necessary for the Future of the Bio Industry at SynBiobeta SF 2016.
Biodesign Challenge Program Director Daniel Grushkin spoke about the history of bioart and recent work from the Biodesign Challenge 2016 to the Summer Study Program at Sotheby's Institute of Art.
Women's Wear Daily features FIT and their project, Bioesters, as winners of the Biodesign Challenge 2016.
Fast Company features projects from the Biodesign Challenge Summit 2016 in The Future of Biotech in Design? Spiders, Slime, and Fungus.
Science Friday features the Biodesign Challenge Summit 2016 in their article, A Peek at the Possibilities of Biodesign.
FIT wins the Biodesign Challenge 2016 with their biomaterials project, Bioesters.
A new university competition exploring the future of biotechnology declares winners at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Alison Irvine and Daniel Grushkin represented Genspace and The Biodesign Challenge at the Thought For Food Global Summit 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Biodesign Challenge Program Director Daniel Grushkin was invited to speak on a panel about how the world needs biological design at SXSW on March 12th, 2016.
Biodesign Challenge staff had the opportunity to visit Maryland Institute College of Arts (MICA) biodesign course.
Biodesign Challenge Program Director Daniel Grushkin talks the future of biotech during the "What's Next? Short Talks About the Future" panel presented by The Armory Show and Artsy on March 4th, 2016.
BDC Program Director Daniel Grushkin visited School of the Visual Arts (SVA) biodesign course to introduce students to one of their consulting experts, Leslie Mitchell.
Daniel Grushkin presented on "Living Data: Designing at the Fusion of Biology and Data Science" at Data & Society on February 18th, 2016.
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