Pieter van Boheemen specialises in science and society interactions. His research focused on understanding social and ethical aspects of synthetic biology, and more recently he investigated the digitalisation of news and implications of blockchain. Pieter completed the Life Science & Technology at the TU Delft and Leiden University.
During his studies he started two companies: one in software and a chain of webshops. After this he worked at Accenture and co-founded biotech startup Amplino. He then focused on social innovation, especially smart cities and biotech. As manager at Waag Society he lead the teams of the Open Wetlab, Open Design Lab and FabLab Amsterdam. These focused on open, fair and inclusive technology in the European FP7, H2020 and Creative Europe programmes. The outcomes will be displayed on international art, design and science musea and festivals.