In the Biological Age, designers and builders are empowered to dream up new, dynamic design possibilities, where products and structures will be able to grow, heal, and adapt.

Neri Oxman, MIT Media Lab architect

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/monthJOIN

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.
  • Biomimicry Explorer: Outdoor activities, cool biology, and thought-provoking media emailed to you monthly.

Pioneer Species

$20/monthJOIN

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.
  • Biomimicry Explorer: Outdoor activities, cool biology, and thought-provoking media emailed to you monthly.
  • 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/monthJOIN

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.
  • Biomimicry Explorer Outdoor activities, cool biology, and thought-provoking media emailed to you monthly.
  • 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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