Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

How can we accelerate the commercial viability of biomimetic solutions to our greatest challenges? The Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation have jointly announced the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge and the creation of a $100,000 Ray C. Anderson “Ray of Hope” Prize designed to bring commercially viable solutions from the design lab to the market.

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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...
Jun 18, 2019 4:45 PM ET
Ray of Hope Prize at Circularity 19
The 4th Annual Ray of Hope Prize will be awarded Tuesday, June 18th at Circularity 19 in Minneapolis, MN
May 21, 2019 11:30 AM ET
Nature-inspired Climate Change Solutions to Be Showcased at Inaugural Circular Economy Event
MINNEAPOLIS, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Seven international entrepreneurial teams will take the stage at GreenBiz Group’s Circularity 19 event in Minneapolis this June to find...
Jan 29, 2019 9:50 AM ET
As Brazil's New President Threatens the Amazon, Brazilian Entrepreneurs Create a Device for Large-scale Forest Restoration
Nucleário was created to help with large-scale forest restoration, Rutman said. While his team wants to help restore deforested areas globally, they are starting with Brazil, where 500 devices have been placed in test patches. Along Brazil's coast, Rutman said, there are about 42 million acres of land that can be reforested. That's roughly the size of Florida. "Nature needs human...
Oct 30, 2018 4:45 PM ET
Nature-Inspired Reforestation Innovation Wins Ray of Hope Prize®
The top prize for a biomimetic climate change solution was awarded to a Brazilian team for a system that helps foresters plant more trees in less time.
Oct 22, 2018 12:15 PM ET

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