How many #degreesofchange can you make with nature as your mentor? The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge invites you to create solutions inspired by nature that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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About the Challenge

The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is an annual competition that asks teams of students and professionals to address critical global issues with nature-inspired solutions. The challenge is hosted by the Biomimicry Institute. Challenge finalist teams are invited to join the Biomimicry Institute’s Launchpad for an opportunity to turn their ideas into a reality.

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