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Two free ways to learn about biomimicry

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Want to learn more about the fundamentals of biomimicry? Interested in how to translate your biomimicry design idea to a marketable one? There are a series of upcoming online classes and webinars that can help you out.

For those of you who want to brush up on biomimicry basics, here's a great opportunity to do so in a fun way. 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. The course will run from March 7-April 1, 2016. You can learn more about...

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New Support Webinars Added!

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Our series of support webinars continue this winter with two new offerings: "Scoping a Biomimicry Challenge" and a series of free consultations with biologists. Check out the webinar calendar for complete details and to sign up!



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Learn more about the business "ecosystem"

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Getting inspired by nature? Really easy.

Taking a nature-inspired idea from concept to prototype to commercialization? Really, really hard.

The work that needs to happen between coming up with a great idea and having it succeed in the marketplace is intense, but there are tools to get you there. In the last webinar in our seven-part Biomimicry Global Design Challenge series, presenter Faye Yoshihara, principle at Forest Fractal, LLC, will not only share how the market is really an ecosystem, but will demonstrate tools for how to position your innovation to...

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Learn how to be a systems thinker: new webinar!

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How do you radically change a whole system? To start, you need to become a systems thinker.

Join us for the second-to-last webinar for the 2015 Challenge, where you'll learn how to evaluate your design through a systems lens. Curt McNamara, biomimicry expert and faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, will explain how being knowledgeable about system interconnections can help you optimize your design outcomes.

Applying the Systems View Register here!

  • June 16 at 10am MDT (5pm British Summer Time)
  • June 17 at 8pm MDT (*June...
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