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Submissions for BGDC 2015 are now open

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It's time to kick your innovation process into high gear! The submission form for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is now live and ready to accept your groundbreaking ideas for how to redesign our food system.

Here are some tips for submitting your work:

  • You can submit directly from your team page, or from the Food Challenge page here.
  • Remember, in order to submit, you must create a team first (a team can range from 2-8 people). Only your team manager can upload the submission materials.
  • You can change and modify your...
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Join us on April 7 & 8 to learn how to find inspiration in nature

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Nature's genius is all around us. How can you tap into that genius to develop innovations for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge?

To get you ready to create your best nature-inspired food system innovation, our April Challenge support webinar will focus on how to find natural models that fit the design challenge you're working on.

Webinar #3: Finding Inspiration in Nature

In this hour-long webinar, you will learn the most effective ways to use our award-winning resource for biological inspiration, AskNature, as well as other strategies...

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Fascinating reads to spark your design process

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Here we are, nearly four months away from the first submission deadline. You may be deep into the innovation phase, just starting to choose a topic, or maybe even deciding whether to start a team.

Wherever you are in your process, it's important to learn as much as you can about our food chain, so you can target your innovation at the areas where its needed most.

Here's a run-down of are some great food-related posts that educated and inspired us recently:

Need some food book recommendations? Food Tank picked 19 must-reads to tackle this spring.

Why does a...

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Get a sneak peek of the upcoming webinar!

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So, you want to radically redesign an aspect of our food system? Great! You're in good company. With something as big and daunting as our food chain, however, it's difficult to make big changes without fully understanding the nuances of the situation at hand.

That's why we're thrilled that Nathanael Johnson, food writer at Grist, will be joining us for the next Challenge webinar on March 17 and 18. During the webinar, Nathanael will give an overview of our current food system challenges and highlight some of our best opportunities for...

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