Immersion Workshops: Get your hands dirty and begin building a biomimicry toolkit to use. During this five-day deep dive into biomimicry, you’ll discover nature’s genius and begin to discover how to apply the biomimicry thinking methodology to your career in a stunning ecosystem.
Accredited training: Use biomimicry to get an inspirational boost to your career, and your organization. Our accredited, graduate-level programs (Master’s of Science in Biomimicry or Biomimicry Graduate Certificate) offered in collaboration with Arizona State University Online provide a professional stepping stone for anyone who has an itch to help create a better world.
Biomimicry Professional program: Become a biomimicry champion—leading the charge for meaningful change in your job and your sector. Achieve the highest level of biomimicry training available in the world today by joining an elite cohort chosen once every two years. The program includes the ASU Online Master’s of Science in Biomimicry coursework, plus six in-person sessions.
Tortoise shells and beetle wings represent nature’s ability to protect and contain sensitive contents. We used this biological intelligence to help Natura create user-friendly packaging with a lower carbon footprint.
The blood digesting capabilities of vampire bats’ saliva represents a chemical recipe from nature that helped humans create better stain removal products. We used this biological intelligence to help P&G design a more sustainable, effective laundry detergent.
Healthy ecosystems represent nature’s ability to provide vital services, like purifying water and cleaning air, to all its inhabitants. We’re using this powerful, ecosystem level framework to help Interface Inc. create factories that function like a forest.
The toolkit activities demonstrate the value of biomimicry as an innovation tool for companies interested in exploring practices to support circular design.
The toolkit is designed to help individuals or teams expand their thinking, create new (inherently sustainable and circular design) innovation, through the understanding and application of existing biological model.
This toolkit supports individuals or teams across all industries as they work to meet circular
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Ready to discover new ways to inspire innovation? Refresh the way you think and work with this one-of-a-kind professional training experience. You’ll join a motivated, hopeful, interdisciplinary crew of participants from around the world as you discover nature’s genius in Costa Rica.
Executive, business, non-profit, education, public policy, faith, and government leaders have used this training to change they way they tackle challenges. The agenda is designed to inspire new ways of thinking and innovating for all participants, no matter their professional background or experience with biomimicry.
We’ve been holding workshops at La Cusinga since 2005. We keep coming back because, well, it’s a perfect slice of paradise where nature’s genius is on full display. You’ll be woken in the morning by howler monkeys, and enjoy fresh and wholesome meals in the open air dining area surrounded by the the sounds and smells of the rainforest and views of the Pacific Ocean and Ballena Marine National Park.
Biomimicry 3.8 is the world’s leading bio-inspired consultancy offering biological intelligence consulting, professional training, and inspiration.
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