Biodesign Challenge Summit 2018

On June 21st and 22nd of 2018, 30 student teams from 30 universities around the world will gather at the Biodesign Challenge Summit in New York City.

Registration to participate in the 2018 summit is now open and runs until November 6, 2017. 


Prizes

OVERALL PRIZE: 

The overall winner of the Biodesign Challenge will take home the Glass Microbe, which will be passed to each year’s winners. Created by artist Luke Jerram, the Glass Microbe is a unique artwork and symbol of the intersection of art, design, and biology. 
 

RUNNER UP:

The Runner Up Prize goes to the team with the second highest score with regard to the judging criteria and a vote among the judges. 

 

More to come!

 

 

About The Glass Microbe

 

The overall winner of the Biodesign Challenge will take home the Glass Microbe. Each year, it will be passed to the winner. Created by UK artist Luke Jerram, the Glass Microbe is a unique artwork and symbol of the intersection of art, design and biology. 

Jerram’s Glass Microbiology sculptures have been shown in museums around the world, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Corning Museum of Glass in New York and the Wellcome Collection, London. In 2014-15 his sculptures were presented at ArtScience Museum, Singapore alongside Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Atlanticus


 

Banner image: Francisco Schmidt, MoMA.