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Scope it out! Learn more about defining your challenge topic.

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There's no magic solution that will fix our food system - it's too complex. We need solutions to issues in each of the links in our food chain, at a variety of scales and in many sectors.

So, how do you narrow down a topic to focus on? Here are three resources that we put together to help you scope and define your challenge focus:

  1. Read the challenge design brief
  2. Review the slides and recording from the Food System Challenges and Opportunities webinar, with Grist writer Nathanael Johnson.
  3. Check out the Biomimicry Toolbox in the resources section of...
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How can nature's patterns inspire your innovation?

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What can we learn from patterns in nature?

Join us for the fourth design challenge support webinar on May 5 & 6 to learn about how lessons from the natural world can provide a unique way to approach and think about a design challenge.

We call these nature's unifying patterns, which are an attempt to identify overarching lessons in the natural world that have profound implications for what and how we design. These patterns are informed by context and constraints within the natural world. This webinar will introduce the patterns and provide examples for how they...

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Submissions for BGDC 2015 are now open

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It's time to kick your innovation process into high gear! The submission form for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is now live and ready to accept your groundbreaking ideas for how to redesign our food system.

Here are some tips for submitting your work:

  • You can submit directly from your team page, or from the Food Challenge page here.
  • Remember, in order to submit, you must create a team first (a team can range from 2-8 people). Only your team manager can upload the submission materials.
  • You can change and modify your...
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