Biomimicry And Industry in New York
September 26th, 2012, 8:30-9:30am San Francisco / 11:30am-12:30pm New York / 5:30-6:30pm Paris and Frankfurt
New York State is becoming a leading hub of biomimicry: researchers at the State’s universities are developing innovative technologies inspired by functions in nature, and the State’s most forward-thinking businesses are discovering the market advantage that can be gained from mimicking nature’s efficient designs. For the past two years, NYSERDA’s Biomimicry Technical Assistance Program has supported the efforts of Terrapin Bright Green and Biomimicry 3.8 as they worked with companies and researchers to innovate new biomimetic products, many of which are focused on clean energy technologies.
This presentation will delve into the program’s successes and challenges to date, and showcase this NYSERDA funded program’s goal to create a large, biomimicry-focused network and innovation center, called the Biomimicry Innovation Center, in New York State.
-written by Namita Kallianpurkar, Terrapin Bright Green, Research Analyst
Terrapin Bright Green, Chris Garvin, Partner