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Meet a Biomimic: Alessandro Bianciardi

Meet a Biomimic: Alessandro Bianciardi

Our next guest on the Meet a Biomimic series is Alessandro Bianciardi. As an environmental engineer with a wealth of experience, Alessandro works towards solving complex human problems in a more sustainable way. He co-founded Planet, a company dedicated to leading biomimicry education and innovation, and serves as the education and product innovation advisor. He is also the co-founder of Biomimicry Italy, and the team leader for Team Planet, a finalist team currently participating in the first-ever food system Biomimicry Accelerator in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. Read on to learn more about his journey.

"Won’t it be cool when we can’t find a city from Google Earth because it’s so green?" @MargaretMontgo1 #biomimicry

How nature hums with lessons for business #GrnBz via @GreenBiz

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