Biomimicry is innovation inspired by nature

Learn how nature-inspired design is reinventing our world.

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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge submissions are due May 11, 2016.

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Learn biomimicry in beautiful Veracruz, Mexico

10th Annual Veracruz Biomimicry and Design Workshop | June 9-16, 2016

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Bloomberg Businessweek interviews Janine Benyus

Bloomberg Businessweek travels to Montana to learn how biomimicry is transforming design.

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Your support will help us create a critical mass of nature-inspired innovators, dedicated to protecting our precious planet.

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The Biomimicry Institute empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet.

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Find inspiration from nature for life-friendly solutions.

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Learn biomimicry as you solve some of the world’s most critical challenges.

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It’s full speed ahead for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Accelerator teams

It’s full speed ahead for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Accelerator teams

It’s been a busy six months for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists. Last October, eight teams from around the world were chosen to be part of the first-ever biomimicry food systems accelerator. After pitching and getting feedback on their design concepts in-person during SXSW Eco in Austin, TX, these intrepid innovators began working furiously to test and prototype their nature-inspired design concepts.

Proud to join @EPA's Gina McCarthy + this world-changing group of women to learn more about #EPASaferChoice!

Our #Biomimicry Global Design Challenge video of finalists @sxsweco is featured on @ReutersInsider! @RaysLegacy

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We believe that the widespread adoption of nature-inspired solutions will catalyze a new era in design and business that benefits both people and the planet. Let’s make the act of asking nature’s advice a normal part of everyday inventing. We hope you will join us.
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