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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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Top Tips for Your Video Pitch

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A video pitch is required as part of your submission to the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. This is the perfect opportunity to demonstrate your innovation in a fun, visual way and convince the judges that your idea has merit.  

Check out our newest resource, "Tips for your Video Pitch," for suggestions on how you can make your video shine without having to invest in any expensive equipment. 

Icon by Maria de la Riva from the Noun Project

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How to wow the judges with your submission

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Want to get an inside scoop on how to create a stand-out entry to the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge? Tune in to our upcoming webinar, "Creating a Stand-Out BGDC Entry," to find out how to wow the judges with your food system solution.

Program staff will go over all the required submission materials, address what elements judges will be looking for in each, and provide tips for clearly communicating your design idea and biomimicry process. Examples from past Challenge entries will be shared with special attention given to the project presentation document...

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