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At Synapse by Biomimicry 3.8, we are dedicated to providing biomimicry intelligence that informs, inspires, and empowers businesses to leverage nature’s genius in solving their own innovation challenges.

By publishing biomimicry case studies that detail the commercialization stories experienced by biomimetic innovators, we hope to expose key insights and lessons learned about getting the most value out of the biomimicry approach as evidenced by real world projects so that others are better prepared to take advantage of nature’s 3.8 billion years of research and development.


While these case studies are detailed, we have highlighted critical take aways throughout the document to provide at-a-glance learnings about market viability, the competitive landscape, the environmental issues, industry drivers, biomimetic insights, and more. Whether you are browsing or diving deep into the details, this case study will provide strategic insight for your next biomimicry project regardless of sector.

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The ability to innovate is a key driver of productivity, competitiveness, and prosperity. Innovation requires entrepreneurs to rethink their strategies and adopt new approaches to their businesses, embracing new technologies and manufacturing opportunities that can be the difference between success and failure in the business world.

Biomimicry innovations are fertile hunting grounds for innovative business opportunities. Due to this immeasurable potential, corporate executives, investors, policymakers, and entrepreneurs across many industries look to this emerging field to drive sustainable growth.
But what are some powerful technology trends that can drive company success? What are the important factors that should be considered when trying to identify the next big trend? Biomimicry’s inherent value lies in the answers it proposes to these questions..


BAS’ mission is to help leaders in the commercial, public, and social sectors develop a deeper understanding of biomimicry innovations and to provide a fact base that contributes to financial decision making on these emerging technologies.

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Janine Benyus has a message for inventors: When solving a design problem, look to nature first. There you'll find inspired designs for making things waterproof, aerodynamic, solar-powered and more. Here she reveals dozens of new products that take their cue from nature with spectacular results.
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