“Inspiring Innovation Through Technology” is a week-long series of workshops for teachers offered at MacEwan University on July 09-13, 2018. The purpose of the workshop is to bring opportunities to learn new technologies, create curriculum, and inspire the next generation of thinkers and tinkerers. Two workshops will be focused on Biomimicry, presented by Carlos Fiorentino on July 9. For more information check this website: https://sites.google.com/a/macewan.ca/iitt2018/home
The Biomimicry Institute is searching for the world’s most promising nature-inspired innovations. Have a nature-inspired product, service, or technology that contributes to the social or environmental good? They can help you bring your start-up to the next level with the Biomimicry Launchpad.
The Biomimicry Launchpad is is an accelerator program that helps early-stage entrepreneurs bring biomimetic innovations to market. The Launchpad offers entrepreneurship and biomimicry training, mentorship, networking, exposure to strategic partners, and opportunities to showcase breakthrough innovations to the media and the public. Each year, Launchpad teams are eligible to compete for the $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®, sponsored by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.
Learn more and apply by June 1, 2018: innovation.biomimicry.org/launchpad
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Call for Participants | Global Biomimicry Practitioners Survey Biomimicry is a field of practice and research that is rapidly growing, but who are the people behind the practice? Add your voice to this global survey conducted by Erin Rovalo and Dr. John McCardle of Loughborough Design School and help create better understanding of the backgrounds, core competencies, and current practices of the biomimicry community. All biomimicry practitioners are encouraged to participate. Learn more and take survey →
Biomimicry Alberta is planning to participate in the “Cities and Climate Change Science Conference–IPCC,” Edmonton, March 5-7, 2018. We invite anyone applying/practicing biomimicry to join us and submit a poster of any project related to climate change and urban design in Alberta you may be involved with. Please see the following link to apply online: Submit Abstract. The deadline is October 6.
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