2019 RAY OF HOPE PRIZE®

Nature-inspired water
leak detection system by
Watchtower Robotics wins!

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Teach STEM in a whole new way with a biomimicry challenge tailored for 6-12th grade learners.

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Get support to bring your nature-inspired design to market and a chance to win the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®. 

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A design team from Mexico transforms a biomimicry challenge win into a thriving new interdisciplinary consultancy.

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Nature-inspired water leak detection system wins the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge: And the Winners Are…

Energy Solutions from Nature: Emulating the Vespa orientalis to Increase Efficiency of Solar Energy Output

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.

“When we look at what is truly sustainable, the only real model that has worked over long periods of time is the natural world.”

Janine Benyus  / Co-founder, The Biomimicry Institute

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