Research

Our public research comprises of labs. A lab is a group of researchers, designers and developers organised around a research theme - related to relevant social developments.

  • Waag
    The AI Culture Lab sets out to explore the role and potential of AI in our shared futures.
  • We care
    Care facilitates cooperation to collectively design and share innovative healthcare solutions, and researches the role of technology in healthcare.
  • We learn
    The Co-creation Lab is responsible for research into, and development and improvement of co-creation and related methods.
  • We code
    The Commons Lab works towards the understanding of present-day commons and implements new forms of commoning.
  • We learn
    The Future Heritage Lab sees heritage as a dynamic concept, where people interact freely with objects, stories and associations.
  • We code
    The Future Internet Lab democratises the access to technology and critically follows and designs the technology for democratisation.
  • We learn
    Learning from a maker perspective is learning through making and connects ours heads and hearts.
  • We make
    The Open Wetlab is a leading place for bio-art, biodesign and do-it-together biology in the heart of Amsterdam.
  • We code
    The Smart Citizens Lab explores tools and applications that help make sense of the world around us.
  • We make
    The TextileLab combines digital fabrication processes, crafts techniques, textiles knowledge and material research.