Professional Education Workshops

Integrate a powerful tool into your innovation process. Sharpen your focus by looking to nature for inspiration and guidance. After all, Mother Nature has been evolving over 3.8 billion years. That’s a lot of R&D.

Our Professional Education Workshops will help you accelerate the adoption, integration and application of biomimicry into your organization.

Workshops offered: 

             Value of Biomimicry 
Fundamentals of Biomimicry
Biomimicry Design Lab
Advanced Concepts in Biomimicry
Biomimicry for Organizational Design and Development
Biomimicry – What, How, Why and ROI 


Value of Biomimicry

This one-day workshop presents an introduction to biomimicry. Whether you're looking to solve problems in a new and more efficient way, or better organize how your teams work together, understanding and emulating how nature has solved similar challenges can lead to monumental breakthroughs. 

When:    March 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Where:   Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH) 
Cost:       $500 per participant 

Registration is open now and ends March 4, 2016. Contact Trisha Brown at or 216-233-1694.

Fundamentals of Biomimicry

This three-day workshop introduces professionals to biomimicry and concepts of Life's Principles, systems thinking, machine vs. nature and shared value. Hear how biomimicry is inspiring innovation, changing design processes and providing ROI for local NEO companies. Leave the workshop equipped with tools and plans for implementing biomimicry into your organization. 

When:     April 14, 19 & 21; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day 
Where:   Greater Cleveland area, location TBD 
Cost:        $2,000 per participant 

Registration is open now and ends April 1, 2016. Contact Trisha Brown at or 216-233-1694.


              Participants of Fundamentals of Biomimicry discussing Life's Principles