Biomimicry Design Challenge

This syllabus was created to help guide you and your team and/or students through the biomimicry process

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What is biomimicry?

Biomimicry is a practice that learns from and mimics the strategies found in nature to solve human design challenges — and find hope along the way.

National Biomimicry Challenge

The National Biomimicry Challenge is the national selection round of the Global Biomimicry Challenge. It is co-organized by the UNDP Accelerator Labsand the Biomimicry Institute in the United States, in partnership with local partners including NGOs, businesses, local authorities and universities. 

This year's Challenge motto is #DesignOutWaste!

Below you will find challenges from our partners. If you wish to solve one of the problems below or have your own idea, apply to participate in the National Biomimicry Challenge!

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