Biomimicry and Ray of Hope Prize

Biomimicry and Ray of Hope Prize

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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spotLESS Materials: Sprayable Coatings That Repel Liquid, Sludge, Bacteria, and More
spotLESS Materials makes sprayable coatings that repel liquid, sludge, bacteria, mineral deposits, and more.
Oct 16, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Biomimicry Fireside Chat: The Nature of Fashion: Moving Towards a Regenerative Model
What can the fashion industry learn from nature’s circularity, and how can industry switch to a regenerative model that builds soil, boosts biodiversity, supports community, and cleans up existing pollution in the process?
Oct 7, 2020 1:50 PM ET
How Coral Is Inspiring Eco-friendly Clothing
Werewool is a biomaterials company that develops fibers with tailored aesthetic and performance properties. Inspired by nature, they design fibers at the DNA level to create sustainable textiles with inherent properties; creating low impact materials with a circular life cycle.
Oct 6, 2020 1:00 PM ET
This Paint Inspired by Butterflies Could Be the Secret to Cooler Cities
Cypris Materials has created a paint inspired by blue morpho butterfly wings, which get their color from blue lightwaves reflecting off the nanostructure of the wings themselves (up close you’ll see they’re actually translucent). Like butterfly wings, Cypris’ paint works through reflection, so color comes from particular lightwaves that reflect off the nanostructure of the paint. In short,...
Oct 5, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Biomimicry Innovation: change:WATER Labs
The team at change:WATER Labs is fundamentally changing the way humans process waste, and it all has to do with water. They recognized that if  water is removed from human waste, all that's left is a compact solid that would be much easier to collect and sterilize.
Oct 1, 2020 9:30 AM ET

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