The STARTS Lighthouse Pilots support research seeking radically novel technology solutions to major challenges for industry and society, in close collaboration with artists. The Lighthouses aim at guiding EU innovation actions towards more systematic inclusion of the arts.
Re- FREAM enables co-creation of scientists and artists in urban environment by offering facilitation services, access to know-how and technologies as well as mentoring.
Re- FREAM designs a sustainable open innovation platform with researched technologies, patterns, concepts, learnings for further development of fashion of the future. Re-FREAM is an invitation to artists and designers to join and submit a project proposal within three areas of research: fom analog to connected, from 2D to 3D, and from linear to sustainable circular systems.
Duration: December 2018 – November 2021
Coordinator: CREATIVE.REGION LINZ & UPPER AUSTRIA GMBH (AT)
Partners: WEAR IT BERLIN (DE), CREATIVE REGION LINZ (AT), AITEX (ES), CARE APPLICATIONS (ES), CONSORZIO ARCA (IT), EMPA (CH), FRAUNHOFER (DE), HARATECH (AT), INSTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN (IT), PROFACTOR (AT), STRATASYS (DE), UNIVERSITY OF ART AND DESIGN LINZ (AT)
Management Contact Person: Gisa Schosswohl, firstname.lastname@example.org
10 outstanding artists have been awarded by the first call,
discover them here.
Re-Fream offers online free webinars to #rethinkfashion:
»» Sustainable Textiles & Fashion
»» Urban Manufactoring and the future of fashion
»» Electronic Fashion and Textiles
See more on RE-FREAM website
Artists and technology experts collaborate under a novel working model scheme to propose innovative designs to address societal challenges faced by cities as they expand, and the evolving needs in functionality and emotional resonance of modern-day workplace and housing interiors.
The central objective of MindSpacesis to create the tools and develop the solutions for adaptive and inclusive spaces that dynamically adapt to emotional, aesthetical and societal responses of end users, creating functionally and emotionally appealing architectural design.
MindSpaces supports three main Pilot Use Cases: Outdoors urban environment, Inspiring workplaces, Emotionally-sensitive functional interior design.
Duration: January 2019 – December 2021
Coordinator: CERTH, Information Technologies Institute(GR)
Partners: MAASTRICHT UNIVERSITY (NL), UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA (ES), ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI (GR), MC NEEL (ES), UP2METRIC (GR), NUROGAMES (DE), ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS (UK), MOBEN, ANALOG NATIVE (DE), ESPRONCEDA (ES), ESENIORS (FR) AJUNTAMENT DE L´HOSPITALET (ES), CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (CN)
Management Contact Person: Stefanos Vrochidis, email@example.com
MindSpaces residency artists
See more on MIND SPACES website
WEAR SUSTAIN has driven a movement toward the evolution of wearables and e-textiles that are more ethical, critical and aesthetic, and ultimately more sustainable for future generations.
The goal of WEAR Sustain was to develop best practices for enabling, facilitating, and growing our Europe-wide wearable technology, smart and electronic textiles network, for collaborations and innovations between artists, designers, technologists and engineers working on ethical and sustainable solutions and technologies for a better future.
Duration: January 2017 – April 2019
Coordinator: IMEC / Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE)
Partners: QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON (UK), BLUMINE (IT), DATASCOUTS (BE), UNIVERSITY OF THE CREATIVE ARTS (UK), BERLIN UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS (DE), DIGITAL SPACES LIVING LAB (BG)
Management Contact Person: Heritiana Ranaivoson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about the team profiles of WEAR SUSTAIN and the awarded projects:
»» Constructing Connectivity for stroke rehabilitation
»» BRIA x SABINNA - garment recycling process turning cellulose fibres into new materials
Discover the main achievements and resources of WEAR SUSTAIN:
See more on WEAR SUSTAIN platform
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