Media Information May 23, 2019

OPENING Berlin Open Lab

Berlin University of the Arts opens an experimental research laboratory for the digital society

The Berlin Open Lab officially starts operations for new types of design research. On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5 p.m., the new design laboratories will be inaugurated in the Shedhallen of the University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin on the Charlottenburg campus together with the Technische Universität (TU) Berlin in the presence of the State Secretary for Science and Research Berlin, Steffen Krach, and invited guests.

The Lab is a new location for digital research at the interfaces between experimental design, architecture and engineering and complements the close cooperation between UdK Berlin and TU Berlin with a further level. With a laboratory for computational fabrication and wearable computing on the one hand and a studio for augmented and virtual reality on the other, the doors open for future research.

With immediate effect, the Berlin Open Lab provides premises in which actors from the fields of art, design, science and society can work together both locally and virtually in a network – a rare opportunity for researchers throughout Germany in the digital age. Together with the Weizenbaum Institute for Networked Society and the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF), solutions for the challenges of a digital society are being developed. With this investment, the UdK Berlin is sending a clear signal for interdisciplinary research on digital change.

OPENING Berlin Open Lab

Tuesday May 28, 2019
Einstein bank 43, 10587 Berlin-Charlottenburg

Registration is requested.