Martin Malthe Borch

Martin is a management consultant, biological engineer, designer, artist and teacher. He holds a master in biological engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and a master in interaction design from Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID 2012). Throughout his career he has worked with architects, designers, artists and product developers on how to integrate living biological matter into products or systems. He co-founded the Copenhagen biohacker space Biologigaragen. He has organised and made several hands-on workshops, talks and exhibitions at new media festivals, art fairs and at scientific conferences. He has appeared in newspapers, magazines, peer-reviewed articles and in documentaries about open science, diybio, biohacking, maker culture, citizen science and open R&D, where his ideas, concepts and thoughts often are described as “game changing” “disruptive” or as “a new paradigm”.