We cannot imagine progress and wellbeing anymore without technology and objects designed and made by humans. A fascinating new category of design is emerging, combining engineering with ecology, biology, genetics and chemistry and insights from the social sciences. We have invited innovative designer and artist Daan Roosegaarde to show us how his work can inspire Wageningen UR (and vice versa!) to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. We hope that you will join us to experience his disruptive thinking at the opening of the Academic Year 2015 on 7 September in our building Orion on the Campus. Please do not forget to register.
|14.30||Welcoming reception and registration|
|Prof. dr ir Louise O. Fresco|
|Daan Roosegaarde, Creative director of the social design lab Studio Roosegaarde|
|Response by three Wageningen UR scientists|
|Mansholt-Business Award for Sustainable Entrepreneurship|
|Official opening of the Academic Year by prof. dr ir Arthur P. J. Mol|
Location: Orion, Bronland 1, 6708 WH Wageningen