We have the wisdom to design and redesign a future for life to thrive.

Biomimicry is the roadmap, the framework for innovation. Ask Nature is the multiplier - giving everyone easy access to nature’s 3.8 billion years of R&D.

Lynelle Cameron, President, Autodesk Foundation

What your membership means

A thriving community of members is the life blood of every Institute program.

Your participation and support make nature-inspired solutions a reality.

We’re putting nature’s proven designs at your fingertips by expanding AskNature.org.

We’re training a new generation to love science by loving nature.

We’re inspiring innovators to solve climate change through our Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

What kind of member are you?

Foundation Species

$10/month
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The core of every Institute program, thousands of Foundation Species members help us inspire solutions to change the world.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Share your knowledge Biomimicry 101 Presentation to share biomimicry basics with your team, school, or group.
  • Email updates You’ll receive quarterly emails with biomimicry news and updates, just for members and donors.

Pioneer Species

$20/month
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Pioneers help us expand the impact of Institute programs, reach new audiences and teach the world to access nature’s wisdom.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Share your knowledge Biomimicry 101 Presentation to share biomimicry basics with your team, school, or group.
  • Email updates You’ll receive quarterly emails with biomimicry news and updates, just for members and donors.
  • Participate and save 10% discount on Biomimicry Global Design Challenge registration.
  • Shop and save 10% discount on select items in the Biomimicry Institute shop.

Keystone Species

$50/month
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Maximize your impact and help us grow a community of biomimicry innovators.

MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Share your knowledge Biomimicry 101 Presentation to share biomimicry basics with your team, school, or group.
  • Email updates You’ll receive quarterly emails with biomimicry news and updates, just for members and donors.
  • Participate and save 10% discount on Biomimicry Global Design Challenge registration.
  • Shop and save 10% discount on select items in the Biomimicry Institute shop.
  • Learn and save 16% Discount on Biomimicry Basics Course.
  • Adopt a Strategy Your name will appear on a chosen AskNature biological strategy post as a key supporter.

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