SINCE 2016, WHEN THE INITIATIVE TOOK SHAPE, STARTS HAS ORGANISED FUNDED AND MONITORED SEVERAL RESIDENCIES THROUGH DIFFERENT PROJECTS.
MUSAE aims to set up a Human-Centred Factory Model, based on the Design Future Art-driven (DFA) method, and integrate it in a (European) Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) network, to support companies in guiding strategic digital technology innovation and address future challenges in the food domain to improve people and planet wellbeing. MUSAE will establish a deep connection with the S+T+ARTS ecosystem, bringing together expertise in design, art, nutrition and wellbeing, and human-machine interaction. MUSAE will run 20 S+T+ARTS residencies involving 20 artists and 10 tech companies working with 3 main technologies – Artificial Intelligence, Wearables, Robotics – to envision 10 future scenarios for technologies application and design 10 prototypes, thus opening up new markets and innovations. To validate replicability, MUSAE will set up and activate one Factory within the DIH partner and create the Factory Model Pack and the Label that will allow other DIHs to adopt it.
Duration: September 2022 – August 2025
Consortium: Politecnico di Milano (IT), Ab.Acus (IT), Universitat de Barcelona (ES), MADE (IT), PAL Robotics (ES), Gluon (BE), University College Dublin (IE), The University of Manchester (UK).
Management Contact Person: Marita Canina, firstname.lastname@example.org
In December 2016, STARTS was launching Vertigo, the first STARTS project initiating the exploration of co-creative works. This 3-year project was fully dedicated to the funding and monitoring of science-tech-arts residencies, and has funded and successfully implemented a total of 45 residencies up to May 2020.
Duration: December 2016 – May 2020
Consortium: IRCAM (COORD. FR), INOVA (PT), ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE (CH), FRENCH TECH GRANDE PROVENCE (FR), LIBELIUM (ES), FRAUNHOFER (DE), ARTSHARE (PT)
Management Contact Person: Hugues Vinet, email@example.com
WEARSUSTAIN MORE ON S+T+ARTS LIGHTHOUSES
Launched right after Vertigo, WearSustain was the second STARTS project seeking to stimulate collaborations between scientists, tech and artists and the first project of what would be later known as “STARTS Lighthouses”. In specific, between January 2017 and April 2019, the project has provided knowledge exchange opportunities and encouraged cross-sector and crossborder collaboration in the field of sustainable fashion and smart wearables. At the end, the project funded a total of 46 exciting and diverse projects from across Europe.
RE-FREAM MORE ON S+T+ARTS LIGHTHOUSES
Re-Fream seeks for novel and concrete solutions, turning it part of the STARTS Lighthouses pillar (together with WearSustain and MindSpaces). Through the launch of two open calls, the project supports 20 collaborations between artists, designers and technology providers to re-think the future of fashion.
MINDSPACES MORE ON S+T+ARTS LIGHTHOUSES
More recently, STARTS launched MindSpaces, to explore the spaces, their architecture design, and how they can become more dynamic, inclusive and functionally and emotionally appealing. Between January 2019 and December 2021, the project is supporting 6 artists to work on three main Pilot Use Cases: Outdoors urban environment, Inspiring workplaces, Emotionally-sensitive functional interior design.
S+T+ARTS REGIONAL CENTERS MORE ON S+T+ARTS REGIONAL CENTERS
Since 2019, S+T+ARTS has enlarged its scope of activities at regional level across Europe. The STARTS Regional Centers support residencies and are launching open calls in 2020 and 2021.
+100 STARTS RESIDENCIES WERE DEVELOPED.
GET AN INSIGHT ON THE RESIDENCIES AT:
Consult the BROCHURE produced by WearSustain, presenting the 46 residencies funded under this project.
On Re-FREAM website, it is possible to find all details on the 20 PROJECTS funded to rethink the future of fashion.
On MindSpaces website, you can discover the 6 ARTISTS SELECTED to work on three main Pilot Use Cases.