Martin Koplin is founding Director of the M2C Institute for Applied Media Technology and Culture at the University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany. He worked as a media artist for over 15 years and is a scientific researcher in the field of computer science, digital media and virtual organization for more than 10 years. Actually he works on participative media and virtual organizations and is coordinator of several EU-projects. He studied media communication, cultural studies, organizational studies and labour studies, has two M.A. and is actually completing his PhD in Computer Sciences. Martin curates media-art events and earned innovation awards for his R&D projects, like the “Best Practice in Creativity and Innovation of EU Programmes” in 2009 by the European Commission, or the “Annual Multimedia Germany 2009”. He is a lecturer for digital media communication and information and communication technology. Before, he was director of the M2C Institute, he was working as scientific coordinator and researcher in the eCulture Factory of the Fraunhofer Institute IAIS, in the research group mobile2culture of the Digital Media Program Bremen and in the Institute for Graphic Computing and Interaction at the University of Bremen. Martin published over 40 articles, papers and international conference contributions.