Seven international teams advance in the Biomimicry Launchpad

Seven international teams advance in the Biomimicry Launchpad

Biomimicry accelerates the kinds of breakthroughs we need to halve carbon emissions over the next decade. Meet the seven teams who have advanced to the second stage of the Biomimicry Launchpad, where they’re working to bring their nature-inspired solutions to life.

read more

More Stories

Meet a Biomimic: Carlos Rego

Meet Carlos Rego, a biomimicry specialist and designer at Logoplaste Innovation Lab in Portugal. Watch as Carlos sits down with biomimicry educator and biologist Sherry Ritter to share how he has incorporated biomimicry into his work and his life.

read more

Learning the Lessons of the Planet

As a science educator, I feel we can and should do a far better job of helping people see and understand the systems that govern our world, and internalize the lessons they can teach us. 

read more

Welcome to the Climate-Change-Reversing Invention Convention

At its heart, Bioneers is a nexus to explore nature-inspired solutions to social and environmental challenges. This year’s summit also served as the culmination of the third-annual Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. Sierra Magazine profiled each of the teams who took the stage at Bioneers this year, sharing details about their planet-saving innovations.

read more

Planting more forest in less time: Nature-inspired reforestation solution captures the 2018 Ray of Hope Prize

Nucleário, an all-in-one reforestation solution, designed to be used in remote areas of the Atlantic rainforest, has won the 2018 Ray of Hope Prize®.

read more

These entrepreneurs are looking to nature to develop innovations that give more than they take.

This year at Bioneers, six international teams from the Biomimicry Launchpad will showcase their climate change solutions, all based on lessons learned from living systems.

read more

Challenge yourself to design generously.

Can human designs give more to the planet than they take? We need a new generation of innovators, who know how to create man-made materials, products, and systems that are regenerative, circular, and generous to all species.

read more

Closing water loops, building community

Meet two Launchpad alumni teams who are part of a European Union-funded project that is using nature-based systems to close water loops, feed the soil, and promote local economies.

read more

Hungry for solutions? Here are eight bold new ideas, inspired by nature.

Game-changing ideas begin by seeing the possibilities for a sustainable world reflected in the living systems that surround us. That’s what we celebrate each year in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

read more

Can hornets, kelp, and ants help us solve climate change? These kids think so.

This year, middle and high school students from across the U.S. took part in the first-ever Youth Design Challenge, learning how to use biomimicry to create solutions to climate change.

read more

Celebrating Earth’s Genius with Janine Benyus

We sat down with our co-founder, Janine Benyus to talk about the most exciting things happening in the growing field of biomimicry.

read more

Four Engaging Ways to Bring Biomimicry into Your Classroom

Finding clever, hands-on lessons and activities in today’s STEM classrooms can be challenging for any topic, particularly sustainability. That’s why biomimicry can make all the difference in the world.

read more

Food by local farmers. Distribution system by ants.

Looking for a way to help a sustainable food system grow, Cullen Naumoff turned to nature.

read more

Share

Categories

Support the future of design

RSS Feed

Subscribe to our RSS feed here.

Want to write for AskingNature?

Contact us at hello(at)biomimicry.org!

Tap into nature anywhere: