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Fundamentals of Biomimicry

Instructors: Great Lakes Biomimicry team, TimeZero team and faculty from The University of Akron’s Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center 

Learning Objective: This workshop introduces the skills, tools, frameworks and approaches used to bring biomimicry into a design/innovation process and into an organization as a whole. Participants will compare natural and mechanical system principles, become familiar with the biomimicry design process, and consider how to incorporate biomimicry into their organizations. This course is a prerequisite to our Biomimicry Design Lab.

Target Audience: An organization’s biomimicry advocates, practitioners and specialists; those who wish to engage and mentor others within their organization about the potential and use of biomimicry as an innovation tool. 

Session Format: The workshop provides exposure and practice with a full range of biomimicry design thinking tools, utilizing case studies, exercises, readings and discussion. The session format and material can be customized to your organization's needs. 

Upcoming Workshops: Custom sessions and dates are held at your organization. Inquire for details.

Price : Varies based on program details and number of attendees.

Registration: [email protected] or 440-366-4221