PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITY
INSPIRED BY NATURE:
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Biomimicry Design Challenges
Learn biomimicry while creating solutions for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and turn those ideas into a startup through the Biomimicry Launchpad!
2019 RAY OF HOPE PRIZE®
WatchTower Robotics Wins!
This year’s $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® winner set out to address the problem of assessing water utility pipes for leaks, looking to nature to inform their solution.
2019 BIOMIMICRY YOUTH DESIGN CHALLENGE
Announcing the 2019 Winners!
From a beehive and Grama grass-inspired porous surface that drains, captures, and partially filters excess water in flood-prone areas, to a Javan cucumber seed-inspired tidal kite that generates electricity, learn how the winners of the 2019 Youth Design Challenge looked to nature to create solutions to climate change.
“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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