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…

Baltan Laboratories

Since its foundation in 2008, Baltan Laboratories (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) initiates experimentation on the crossroads of art, design, science and technology, evoking inquisitive ideas and insights by bridging the gaps between disciplines. The lab functions as a collaborative mindset and network, connecting curious individuals and organisations. By placing art and design research at the core…

Creative Lab Brainport Academy

Within Creative Lab Brainport talented students work in multidisciplinary and multi-level teams to gain practical experience in business and industry. Creative craftsmanship, design and high-tech converge in Creative Lab Brainport. Creative Lab Brainport is a network in which students and companies get together, inspire each other and collaborate. Co-creating innovative solutions for manufacturing and industry.…