Category: 2018 Global Design Challenge

And the 2018 winners are...

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Game-changing ideas begin by seeing the possibilities for a sustainable world reflected in the living systems that surround us. That’s what we celebrate each year in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge—a competition that asks innovators to create radically sustainable human designs inspired by the natural world. 

There are a lot of solutions to celebrate. Eight teams from around the world have been chosen as winners in the 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. In addition to cash prizes, these teams will be invited to join the Biomimicry Launchpad,...

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Deadline extended! BGDC submissions are now due May 8.

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Could you use some more time to put the finishing touches on your Biomimicry Global Design Challenge submission? Good news - you have a whole extra week!

The final submission deadline is now : May 8, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7).

You can read up on the submission requirements here

We look forward to your submissions! If you have any questions, please email challenge(at)biomimicry.org.

Note: The submission platform will not accept late entries. We recommend submitting your materials at least a day in advance of the deadline in order to avoid...

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Looking for some Biomimicry 101? Tune into our upcoming webinars!

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Want to learn more about the biomimicry design process and how to apply it to your Biomimicry Global Design Challenge entry? Tune into our upcoming webinars to find out about how to apply elements in the biomimicry design spiral to your design, how to use nature's unifying patterns, and what makes a stand-out entry in the Challenge. Register today!


Emulate and Evaluate: Putting Biomimicry into Practice

This webinar will cover the last two steps in the Biomimicry Design Spiral, Emulate and Evaluate, in detail. Participants will learn some key pieces to consider...

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New webinar! Learn how to put biomimicry into practice.

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Take your exploration of the biomimicry design spiral a step further with this new webinar, designed to support you as you create your 2018 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge submission.

During the last webinar, we showed you how to scope your design challenge in a way that ensures your search for biological models is successful. In this next webinar, we'll focus on the discovery and abstract steps of the biomimicry design spiral. Participants will learn how and where to look for biological inspiration and practice identifying biological and design strategies...

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