Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

How can we accelerate the commercial viability of biomimetic solutions to our greatest challenges? The Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation have jointly announced the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge and the creation of a $100,000 Ray C. Anderson “Ray of Hope” Prize designed to bring commercially viable solutions from the design lab to the market.

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And the Audience Roared
I reflected on the meaningfulness of the Ray of Hope Prize, and I praised the teams for their extraordinary efforts and dedication. And then I ushered in a moment that had been 22 months in the making: I invited the teams out on the stage.
Oct 25, 2016 9:45 AM ET
Soil Restoration Innovation Wins $100,000 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge “Ray of Hope” Prize
October 22, 2016/3BL Media/ - A team from the Ceres Regional Center for Fruit and Vegetable Innovation in Chile has won the first-ever $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation “Ray of Hope” Prize in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, an international design competition and accelerator program that crowdsources nature-inspired...
Oct 22, 2016 2:45 PM ET
Mimicking Nature to Fight Climate Change
Reprinted from Take Part article by John R. Platt John R. Platt recently wrote an article that does a great job of articulating the role that the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge plays in helping address climate change.  As the sponsor of the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, the Ray C. Anderson Foundation is pleased to share this story. Can nature...
Oct 6, 2016 12:15 PM ET
University of Oregon Biomimicry Design Team Wins $10K Living Future Prize
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation sponsors and funds the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.  The Living Futures Institute has provided this additional $10K Living Product Prize as an incentive for more design teams to consider projects to create living products. September 16, 2016 /3BL...
Sep 16, 2016 12:30 PM ET
Biomimicry Pitch Event and Technology Showcase
August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - This event in San Francisco, CA will feature a panel of VIP judges for a fun, festive, biomimicry-themed pitch session, starring seven teams from the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Accelerator. Don’t miss seeing nature-inspired innovation in action, as the teams showcase their food system design solutions. Enjoy heavy appetizers, a cash bar, and...
Aug 18, 2016 10:30 AM ET