Biofabricate

BIOFABRICATE 2014

TECHNOLOGY, BIOLOGY & DESIGN: GROWING A BETTER FUTURE

Danielle Trofe Design is honored to be showing the Mush-Lume lighting collection alongside an amazing group of designers, artists and science explorers in the Design Lab at ‘BIOFABRICATE’, the world’s first summit dedicated to biofabrication for future industrial and consumer products.

 

THE SUMMIT

Biofabrication comprises highly disruptive technologies enabling design and manufacturing to intersect with the building blocks of life. Computers can now read and write with DNA. This is a world where bacteria, yeast, fungi, algae and mammalian cells grow and shape sustainable new materials.

 

EVENT AIMS

How can we grow a better future? What is biodesign and biofabrication? What are the enabling technologies? Who is doing what? We’ll map out present, emerging and future visions for biofabrication. This ground-breaking event will be the first to articulate the field, share insights, challenges, opportunities and build community.

 

WHY?

There’s a bio-revolution on the horizon! We are beginning to design and fabricate with living cells: these are the factories of the future. The new start-ups are growing packaging, furniture, leather, flavors and fragrances, meat, bricks and bones. Hacker spaces are being joined by DIYBio labs. It’s time to discover how the C21st convergence of biology, computation and design will change what we wear, how we build, how we live, even how we will harvest our own bodies for our future healthcare.

 

PROGRAM

SPEAKERS include Paola Antonelli (MOMA), Carlos Olguin (Autodesk Research), Nina Tandon (Epibone), Fiorenzo Omenetto (Silklab) and Philip Ross (Mycoworks).

DESIGN LAB Discover what’s next in our exhibition of design-led materials research that exposes emerging trends and profiles innovators from diverse backgrounds.

POP-UP LAB run by Genspace. Experience the world’s first DIYBio community lab.

EVENT INFO

December 4, 2014

Microsoft Technology Center

11 Times Square, NYC

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