ASN has been sharing knowledge, ideas and experiences, based on our interdisciplinaryASSET vision: Art/Science/Society/Education/Technology = Innovation and will be in charge of providing an extraordinary and singular perspective to the bio-economy key-players and stakeholders at the World Bio Markets 2020 in the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, from 23- 25 March 2020.

We will bring together the world of art and the world of innovation: universities, research institutes and industries to this global event, which is the leading international assembly of the bio-economy. Organized by our partner, Bio Market Insights, World Bio Markets 2020’s goal is to connect the bio-industry value chain, from lab to market, and driving change through commercially viable and sustainable innovation.

ASN has the exclusive task and responsibility of presenting the science behind the bio-economy by means of an art exhibition titles CAPTURE THE FUTURE(S): our BIO-TECH PLANET , a survey of artworks created by renowned international artists in collaboration with scientists in the field of biotechnology.

The Art & Science Exhibition: CAPTURE THE FUTURE(S): our BIO-TECH PLANET will also embrace:

CHIC Consortium: Project which supports the establishment of a responsible innovation pathway for the development and application of New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBTs) for chicory as a multipurpose crop for the production of high-value consumer products, in line with societal needs and concerns.

Rhizosphere: The Big Network of Small World: is a comprehensive artistic-research-educational project that develops based on long-term cooperation between the Studio of Transdisciplinary Projects and Research lead by Joanna Hoffmann at the University of Arts in Poznan and the Faculty of Biology of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.
The project was inspired by research on plant network strategies the Wood Wide Web and the potential impact of this knowledge on changing cultural paradigms, increasing ecological awareness and developing social ecosystems. This part of the exhibition embraces presentation of this ASSET project with works of both distinguished and young artists