Elio Caccavale’s projects investigate design, life sciences and bioethics partnerships, with particular emphasis upon collaborative research methods. Elio has held research positions at Newcastle University in the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, at Reading University in the School of System Engineering (Cybernetics) and at Imperial College in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. He is the co-author of Creative Encounters (Wellcome Trust, 2008), a book that explores the many opportunities and questions provided and prompted by collaborations between artists, designers, educators and scientists. Elio has presented his work at the 9th World Congress of Bioethics and the World Forum on Science and Civilization organized by the University of Oxford. Elio’s work is exhibited and published internationally, and is part of the NY MoMA collection. He has worked on collaborative projects funded by the Wellcome Trust, EPSRC – Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and The Arts Council England.