Amy Congdon

Amy is a designer by training who has been working and researching in the eld of biofabrication for over 10 years. She holds an MA in Material Futures and a PhD from the celebrated design school Central Saint Martins in London. Her PhD research ‘Tissue Engineered Textiles’ was conducted in collaboration with Kings College London (in the Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics department based at Guys Hospital). Her work has been featured globally in leading publications and books, and in exhibitions held at venues including the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum (New York, USA) Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), and Science Gallery (London, UK). In her professional career Amy has worked both in industry and in house at biotech start-up Modern Meadow as Associate Director of Materials Design. Amy is currently Chief Design O cer at BIOFABRICATE, a global network serving the needs of biomaterial innovators, investors and consumer brands. Biofabricate’s vision is ‘A sustainable material world.