Amy Congdon

Head of Design Intelligence, Biofabricate 

About Speaker

Amy is a designer by training who has been working and researching in the field of biofabrication for over 10 years.  She holds an MA in Material Futures from the celebrated design school Central Saint Martins in London, and is in the final stages of finishing a practice-based PhD at the university, in collaboration with Kings College London (in the Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics department based at Guys Hospital).  Amy received her introductory training in tissue engineering at the world-renowned SymbioticA based at the University of Western Australia.  Amy’s own work has been featured globally in leading publications and books, and in exhibitions held at venues including the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum (New York, USA) Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), CUBE Museum (Netherlands), Science Gallery (London, UK),  Somerset House (London, UK), The National Centre for Craft and Design (UK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, UK).  In her professional career, Amy has worked both in industry and in house at biotech start-up Modern Meadow as Associate Director of Materials Design.  Amy is currently Head of Design Intelligence at BIOFABRICATE, a biology-focused design firm with three pillars: Design, Consult, Learn.

Events

Biodesign: Engineering A Future

15:20 - 16:10 16 September 2019