Articles about Biomimicry

Announcing the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize® Finalists

The Biomimicry Institute and Ray C. Anderson Foundation are proud to announce the nine finalist teams competing for the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize. These cutting-edge startups are advancing nature-inspired solutions that address a wide range of problems. From eliminating toxic paints and dyes, to providing a new, regenerative approach to marine infrastructure, these game-changing companies are providing a ray of hope in the world today.

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Join the Live Watch Party for “The Promise of Biomimicry” Premiering January 23

Tune in to get a firsthand perspective of how the Biomimicry Institute is pioneering an open-access platform for nature-inspired design.

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The Promise of Biomimicry: Join us Thursday for the Film Watch Party

Blog Feature

Join us Thursday, 1/23 for a video watch party with the Biomimicry Institute.

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Innovation Inspired by Our Oceans

Reprinted from the Ocean Exchange

Jared Yarnall-Schane is the Entrepreneurship Director of the Biomimicry Institute, a non-profit organization that empowers people to seek nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet.

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Of burrs, beaks and big checks

The Biomimicry Institute is seeking startups that have created products, services or technologies inspired by nature to be considered for the 2020 Ray of Hope Prize, a  $100,000 equity-free prize competition that provides participants funding to accelerate their path to commercial success.  

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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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Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2019

Be sure to check out our quarterly newsletter for all of the latest news on our key funding initiatives, and upcoming events

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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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