Open Call for BAD Award

7 February, 2022

Apply now for the Bio Art & Design (BAD) Award 2022.

Are you a recently graduated artist or designer interested in bio art & design? Do you have a creative, mind-blowing idea that pushes the boundaries between art and science? And would you like to make that idea come to life in close collaboration with a prominent Dutch research institute? Then we highly recommend you to apply now for the Bio Art & Design (BAD) Award 2022!

No less than 3 winning teams are granted €25.000 each to realise their projects. And each of them will be exhibited alongside other intriguing bio art and design works in the creative city of Eindhoven.

BAD Award

The yearly Bio Art & Design (BAD) Award aims to stimulate emerging designers and artists to delve into the world of bio art and design, and produce new multidisciplinary work. This can encompass numerous fields – from sustainability, food and health, to biotechnology, horticulture, and agriculture, from new materials to ethics and from molecules to the universe and every bio entity in-between, natural and synthetic.

As of 2022, the BAD Award is made possible and will be supported by an all Eindhoven based collaborative consortium of cultural partners: BioArt LaboratoriesDutch Design FoundationMU Hybrid Art House, and Next Nature Network.

Apply now!

The applications can be submitted ultimately Tuesday 15 March 2022 (deadline 23.59, CET), using the online registration system on If you have any questions, please contact