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You Have Been Upgraded

This festival took place in March 2015.
Watch a video of the event above and find out what our visitors
thought of cutting-edge biotechnology for human enhancement:
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Step into your future at You Have Been Upgraded, a festival of human enhancement at the Science Museum.

Biotechnology is advancing at incredible speed. Powerful and precise prosthetics, incredible implants, brain boosting devices and superhero-style sensory augmentation gadgets are emerging.

Enter the near future, where an ambitious new mega-company, Unlimited Enhancement Technologies (UNET), has elevated biotechnologists to star status. Created by the Science Museum in collaboration with Unlimited Theatre, You Have Been Upgraded is your opportunity to meet leading scientists, artists and designers. Have your say about where humanity is heading.

What is normal? Who should have access to these advances? How far would you go to upgrade yourself?

Supported by:

Principal funder:       Major sponsors:
Wellcome trust logo         GlaxoSmithKlein logo              Life Technologies Foundation logo

You Have Been Upgraded trailer

WARNING: This video contains flashing lights. Viewer discretion is advised.

You Have Been Upgraded

Explore the boundaries of human enhancement
Floor: B
free