The First Biomimicry and Design Innovation Workshop in China

The Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, TongJi University, GIGA and IDEA Design Lab are holding the first ever Biomimicry and Design Innovation Workshop in Asia.

The workshop, held amidst a subtropical forest and UNESCO Biosphere reserve, will introduce you to a whole new way of viewing and valuing the genius that surrounds us. This workshop will improve your ability to innovate sustainably in your field using the biomimicry philosophy and methodology.You will learn how to translate the world of biology to design, engineering, business, education, and more. This includes hands-on experience with the deep patterns of the way life works, a biomimicry design challenge, the essential elements of biomimicry, and the biomimicry thinking design approach. No matter your background or sphere of work, this workshop will unveil the world of lifeinspired innovation and its application to your work.

It will leave you with a sense of potential and empowerment — a wealth of sustainable models already exists right outside our doors!


August 22-27, 2013

Subtropical forest of the Tian Mu Mountain Biosphere Reserve

West of Hangzhou, Eastern China

NB: Registration closes on July 14th – midnight.

Pre-registration and more information can be obtained at

For more info about the programme and the trainers:

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