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2016 BGDC Submissions are Closed!

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It is an exciting time here at the Biomimicry Institute now that the 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge submission period is closed and judging is underway. Submissions came flooding in from around the world last month to compete in a chance at winning the $100,000 Ray C. Anderson Foundation Ray of Hope Prize in addition to other cash and mentorship prizes. This challenge pulled in 86 submissions with the total number of participants exceeding 300.

"We were thrilled to have submissions from 18 countries this year, including our first submission from...

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Last call for entries!

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Today is the day! The deadline for the 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is today, May 11, at 11:59:59 PM PDT.

Please submit your designs as soon as possible to avoid avoid last-minute issues with bandwidth or other technical glitches. The challenge platform will not accept any late entries.

Make sure to check out the rules and FAQs page and the submissions information page for any questions about your entry. And, as always, please contact us at challenge@biomimicry.org with any questions.

Stay tuned for the finalist announcement in late June. Good luck -...

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One month to go! BGDC submissions are due May 11.

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The clock is ticking away and we are drawing nearer to our May 11, 2016 submission deadline for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. There’s about a month left, leaving plenty of time to add those finishing touches and ensure your team has met all of the submission requirements.

Register and pay by April 11 to take advantage of our early-bird rates. Don't worry if you're not ready to submit yet - even if you pay by the early bird deadline, you don't need to submit your design until May 11.

In case you’ve missed it, we are offering more awards this year...

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Don’t miss out on our early bird rates for the Global Design Challenge!

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You and your team are registered, you're working on a promising design to improve food systems, and you can’t wait to submit for your chance at winning thousands of dollars in prizes. If this sounds like you, then don’t miss out on our early bird submission fee rates! Those who pay the application fees by April 11 qualify for discount submission rates of $40 for the student category and $100 for the open category (normally $50 and $120, respectively). 

If you're not ready to submit yet, don’t worry, because there is still time! Even if you register and...

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