ICAT is a university-level research institute positioned at the nexus of the arts, design, engineering and science

The Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology is an organization of individuals, teams, and communities that create, innovate, and inspire without regard for discipline boundaries or limitations.

We are a collection of artists, designers, engineers, and scientists coming together in a living laboratory that fosters creativity and promotes critical reflection.

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Upcoming Events

  1. CHCI Playdate

    September 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
  2. CRSE Playdate – Technology is the Future (of Evaluation)

    September 27 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am UTC-5
  3. Fall Break — No Playdate

    October 4 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am UTC-5

"Walking around in the Cube in a headset feels simultaneously retro and futuristic"

The Cube is highly-adaptable and has been used to create immersive environments, intimate performances, audio and visual installations, research, and experimental investigations of all kinds.

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We are now accepting 2019 requests for proposals. The institute encourages proposals that may involve one or more of the university’s three land grant university missions.

Proposals must be transdisciplinary in nature and explore some aspect of technology and at least two of the following areas represented by the Institute and its studios...

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190 Alumni Mall
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

540-231-1318 | icat@vt.edu