Baltan Laboratories harnesses Frankenstein metaphor as a reminder that our technological future requires responsible creativity

Baltan Laboratories, established ten years ago as a research pilot to investigate how the lab of the future should look, has since broadened its scope to connect art, technology and science in order to tackle societal issues. The Frankenstein Symposium, which it will co-present with Robot Love at this year’s Dutch Design Week, will be a fitting celebration of Baltan’s decade-long record of connecting the high-tech community with the creative community – in Eindhoven and internationally.

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Author profile picture Erika van der Merwe is a writer. She is exploring Eindhoven’s exciting world of tech and innovation. As a non-native tech speaker, she finds ways to understand and present the many abstract and technical concepts generated in this busy region. She loves to discover the human aspect in every story.