reNEW ARTxSCIENCE Competition:
Discover the power of science combined with artistic expression

We will this year once again celebrate the important day by raising awareness on the potential for transforming lives with stem cell medicine, while demystifying complex concepts and making the science digestible for all.
Join us in this competition and cast your vote for the most captivating art-science fusion.

Voting opens September 1 2024

“To convey the incredible potential of stem cell research we’ve combined art and science to help raise awareness of how stem cell research can transform the lives of people”

– Melissa H. Little, CEO of reNEW

Learn more about the scientific discoveries that shape our world

Every stem cell photo in the competition is generated by dedicated scientists in the reNEW laboratories, showcasing their discoveries. Attached to each photo is a story on what the the focus of the research is, how it contributes to advancing scientific knowledge or addresses a specific medical need, and how far the research is with the goal of ultimately impacting clinical therapies.

View the beautiful submissions from September 1 and discover the power of stem cell research and therapies.

Voting opens September 1

Who will win?

The public voting will reveal 12 finalists with the best ARTxSCIENCE fusion. The final winner will be selected by a distinguished jury, and the winner will be announced on stem cell awareness day.

The winner will be awarded for their contribution to the research and their efforts of spreading awareness on the importance of stem cells research.

Stay tuned for the big announcement which will happen October 9

Help us spread awareness

Do you want to help us spread awareness?

The more people that grasp the vast potential of stem cell research and medicine, the more scientists and funding it will attract, ultimately leading to a better understanding of the human body and potentially transforming the lives of people with incurable diseases.

Click onto our social media accounts and like, comment and share our stem cell awareness posts. Every bit counts.

Jury members

Bern Hall
Science Gallery Melbourne
Bern is a Lead Mediator and Learning Facilitator at the Science Gallery Melbourne. Her impressive background spans neuroscience, physiology, visual art, and graphic design and she’s passionate about improving accessibility and engagement in science through design. A self-described visual nerd, Bern likes to dive into the details, and is constantly inspired by the amazing people she meets through her work at the Science Gallery.

Professor Insoo Huyn
Museum of Science Boston
Insoo is based at Harvard Medical school, where he’s the Director of Research Ethics, a faculty member of the Center for Bioethics, and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. He’s also the inaugural Director of the Center for Life Sciences and Public Learning at the Museum of Science, Boston. Since 2005, Insoo has been heavily involved in the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) where he helped draft its international research guidelines and is the current Chair of the ISSCR Ethics Committee.

Christel Schollaardt
Museum Boerhaave
Christel is the Collections and Science Manager at Museum Boerhaave, the national museum of the history of science and medicine in Leiden. She has a wealth of experience managing extensive museum collections in the Netherlands, including the outstanding collection at the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden.

ARTxSCIENCE – previous years