BIODESIGN is the knowledge and skills required for the design by using the most accessible, affordable, ecological, local, and healthy biodegradable materials.
Self-Paced Studies (Series of Pre-recorded lectures and supporting study materials will be available two months in advance / before the start of your synchronous sessions):
Synchronous Sessions (12,19,26 August 2023)
W1: Introduction, Research presentations and Debates of the 1st Assignment: My Ecosystem where to design, New instructions for the next Assignment: transforming with waste
W2: Presentations & Feedback :Assignment: The Future of Design: transforming waste, Instruction for the new Assignement: create Bioplastic, Kombucha bio-leather, and Mycelium biomaterials samples.
W3: Presentations & Feedback of all experiments created. Assignment: The Future of Materials: Design with nature
The course is an online course including self-paced studies and synchronous sessions.
Participants are required to complete the self-paced studies before the start of their synchronous sessions. However, they will also have life-term access to all self-paced study materials and pre-recorded sessions.
The synchronous sessions are held over 3 weekends. Please refer to the next available session at the bottom of this page.
In addition to a hugely valuable set of knowledge, skills, and experiences which you will get from this course, you will also have the opportunity to closely collaborate with the other participants with similar motivations and interests from all around the world and develop your network. More importantly, you will have life-term access to the learning materials and self-paced sessions which are consistently updated. By successfully completing this course you will also receive a Certificate of Completion.
Ecodemia issues Certificates of Completion for all participants who complete the course successfully and meet all the requirements for the completion of this course. Ecodemia's courses are non-formal and non-academic courses and Ecodemia does not issue any academic credits or degrees.
This course is an international course and is open to everyone. All you need is a commitment to learning, and knowledge of the English language, and access to an internet connection and computer.
We value discussions, sharing knowledge and experiences, and collaborative peer work and accordingly we limit the number of participants in each course to 20.
The tuition fee for our courses is reduced to £196. You can also apply for a wide range of scholarships and different payment options if your annual household salary is less than £24000, if you are a student, or activist, or live in an indigenous community, or if your fundamental rights are violated.
Dr. Caterina Sposato, Head of Department&professor. Ph.D. in Advanced Tech for the Future. Doc Europaeus in Environmental Strategies. Futurist.
(25% Early bird Discount until the 14th of April)
Scholarships (40%) are available for those who have an Annual Household Income of less than £24000, and for Students, and Activists