Articles about Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2019

The Foundation's quarterly newsletter has been issued. Check it out for the latest updates on the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business, Biomimicry Institute, Georgia Drawdown, The Ray, Georgia Climate Project and more.

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Seeking our next $100,000 winner

The Ray of Hope Prize® competition, offering the world’s premiere biomimicry prize, is awarded annually to a nature-inspired startup solution that is leveraging business as a force for good. The application for the 2019-2020 season is now open.

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Adaptations in Nature Inspire Students in Award-Winning Design to Reduce Food Waste

Reprinted from Pratt Institute

Team from Pratt Institute is a finalist in the 2019-20 Biomimicry Launchpad Accelerator. Reducing the loss of perishable foods using biomimetic principles.

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Beth Rattner at Climate One: Climate Change Might Take Out Some of Our Best Teachers

Republished from Climate One

Beth Rattner and John Lanier recently spoke at a Climate One panel and podcast. Beth spoke about how natural systems and some of nature's most amazing creatures are our best teachers, and how we need to protect them.

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Beth Rattner at Climate One: What is Biomimicry?

Republished from Climate One

Beth Rattner and John Lanier recently spoke at a Climate One panel and podcast. Beth gave an overview of biomimicry.

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Biomimicry Blog: 10 Finalist Teams Use Lessons from Nature to Create Radical Climate Change Solutions

Páramo is an alpine tundra ecosystem exclusively located in the Northern Andes of South America and the home to the bryophytes that a team from Bogota, Colombia were inspired by in developing their concept, Bryosoil. Bryosoil is a flood prevention system that took the first place prize for student teams in the 2019 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.

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Ten Finalist Teams Use Lessons from Nature to Create Radical Solutions to Climate Change Problems

Almost 100 teams from 17 countries entered this year’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, submitting nature-inspired inventions to reverse, mitigate, or adapt to climate change. The ten finalist teams receive an invitation to the 2019-20 Biomimicry Launchpad, a program that supports prototyping and eventually a path to commercialization.

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Nature-inspired Water Leak Detection System Wins the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize

Twenty percent of the world's clean pumped water is lost due to leaking pipes, and current technology cannot detect leaks accurately enough or early enough to prevent either water loss or major infrastructure damage. Startup company Watchtower Robotics is tackling this problem creatively and effectively, and today was awarded the 2019 $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize® for its efforts during the GreenBiz Circularity Conference.

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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2019

Our May newsletter has just gone out. Be sure to check it out for all the latest news and opportunities to engage with the Foundation

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Biomimicry Workshop in Veracruz

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