How to make successful collisions

According to Nesta, companies that combine art and science skills in their workforce show 8% higher sales growth than science-only firms and are 2% more likely to bring radical innovations to market. While these hard numbers show the benefits of collisions, it is sometimes difficult to think beyond the abstract numbers. What really makes a successful…

WEAR Sustain

In 2017-2018, WEAR Sustain (Wearable technologists Engage with Artists for Responsible Innovation) ran as a Horizon 2020 research and innovation initiative to shift development of the wearables and e-textile landscape towards a more sustainable and ethical approach. WEAR Sustain fosters cross-disciplinary, cross-sectoral collaboration through the co-design and co-development of ethical, critical and aesthetic wearable technologies…

Creative Ring

A new generation of entrepreneurs and creative individuals is emerging in our cities. Gathered in a diverse set of urban “tribes” (wikipedians, digital artists, local media producers, fablabbers, arduins, new designers…) they are creating new jobs and opportunities in difficult times: They do this not only by developing and improving products and services on their…