At the Culture Commons Quest Office (CCQO) at UAntwerp, researchers and artists from Belgium and abroad join forces to find sustainable employment and bottom-up solutions for the arts sector. Physiotherapist and researcher of rehabilitation sciences Kato Everaert sheds light on the cooperation with designer and researcher Annelys de Vet.

In the TOTO project, Pieter Tieleman (Faculty of Design Sciences) and Patricia Van de Walle (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences) join forces to design an affordable ankle foot orthosis for children in Madagascar, made of locally available materials. ‘It is of great importance to bring the right types of expertise together.’