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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Carnivorous Plant Inspires Sustainable Mosquito-Control Device
Nature-inspired mosquito-control device from Cornell team is finalist in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.
Jul 18, 2018 10:30 AM ET
Designing New Climate Change Solutions, With Inspiration That Is Millions of Years Old
Eight finalist teams from around the world have been announced for nature-inspired climate change design solutions in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute.
Jun 26, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Innovators Tackling Humanity's Biggest Problems Seek Solutions by Studying Nature
By Megan Schuknecht Alessandro Bianciardi wanted to help get fresh water to communities that needed it the most -- rural farmers in areas that were hardest hit by climate change-induced drought. So when he and his team of engineers and designers at the company Planet set out to create a more affordable,...
Jun 18, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Beth Rattner's Biomimicry Podcast Featured on Episode 56 - Regen360
For much of our history, we’ve struggled against nature, even working to tame it as we built civilizations. However, the field of Biomimicry turns the issue around 180 degrees and shows us how to learn from nature as our best teacher. If we study nature and begin to embody its design laws into our creations, we can live in greater harmony and life flourish....
Nov 16, 2017 11:00 AM ET

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