Design Generously

Learn how you can use nature-inspired design to create climate change solutions and make your community and the world a better place.

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About the Challenge

The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is an annual competition that asks teams of students and professionals to address critical global issues with nature-inspired solutions. The challenge is hosted by the Biomimicry Institute, in partnership with the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Other ways to get involved


Contribute to the success of young biomimics by volunteering as a coach, mentor, subject matter expert, or judge.

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The Challenge offers university educators an exciting platform for teaching biomimicry and addressing real-world problems.

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Partner with us

We work with a diverse group of organizations, companies, and media leaders to help the next generation of biomimicry entrepreneurs succeed.

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Have a nature-inspired start-up?

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Want to share biomimicry with kids in grades 6-12?

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