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Watch biomimicry entrepreneurship in action at two live events this fall!

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Come out and celebrate budding nature-inspired entrepreneurs at the 2017 Biomimicry Pitch Event and Technology Showcase on October 20 in San Rafael, CA. At this event, the six 2016-17 Biomimicry Accelerator teams will take the stage to pitch their nature-inspired innovations to a VIP panel. Then, join us for food, drinks, and good conversation as the teams showcase their prototypes. 

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We also hope you can also join us for the second annual Ray of Hope Prize® award event on the Bioneers mainstage on October 21, 2017. Each fall, Bioneers is a powerful...

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Meet the biomimicry solution-seekers

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We are proud to announce the 2017 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge winning teams and their proposed solutions to mitigate, adapt to, and reverse climate change. 

Out of over 100 entries, five teams will be joining the third cohort of our Biomimicry Accelerator, where they’ll spend the next year working with biomimicry and business mentors to prototype and test their designs. The goal? Bringing much-needed climate change solutions to market with the help of the $100,000 Ray of Hope™ Prize. Our judges have also chosen three winning teams in our...

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Get back to basics with this free, fun introductory course

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Want to brush up on biomimicry core concepts and practices? The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is partnering with Canvas.net to offer a FREE, open online course entitled, Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology.

This course will be a fun introduction to biomimicry, a sustainability framework where we learn from nature’s best design ideas to help us solve human design challenges. The course will run for 4 weeks from March 7-April 1, 2016.

The course will be led by the director of MCAD’s Sustainable Design Program, Cindy Gilbertand will...

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Make your own Real Food Film

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For all you budding (or experinced) filmmakers our there, our friends at Real Food Media just launched a new Real Food Films contest. Read on for more details.

Call for Entries: 4-Minute Food Films - Deadline March 1st

The Real Food Films Contest seeks short films highlighting powerful stories of food, farming and sustainability from food waste to urban agriculture, from labor fights to innovative solutions stories. The Contest accepts films in a range of formats - from docs to narrative and animated - in search of the world’s best under-four minute food...

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