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Valery De Smedt

Valery De Smedt is Head of Research LABOpro, a research unit centered around an r&d approach on art- and design-driven innovation, sustainable challenges and digital opportunities. To this end, LABOpro develops an international platform that maximizes vital collaborations, confrontations and collisions between artists, researchers, industrialists, young people and active citizens. The focus is always on current scientific and technological developments and imagining alternative human-centered and innovative scenarios. Valery De Smedt has more than 10 years of experience in Cultural Management, Artistic/cultural projects, international collaborations with Art Centers, Universities and European Institutions. For 6 years she was the Creative Director of the art collective CREW, internationally recognized as a pioneer in immersive media. She has participated in European and international academic and technological research programs (i.e. FP7 2020 3D Media, IBBT/Explorative TV, FP7 Dreamspace, ‘PRESENT’ (Photoreal REaltime Sentient ENTity) ICT-25-2018-2020, etc.)