BiomimicryNYC is organically growing and collaborating with partner organizations to catalyze nature-inspired solutions world wide including:
Co-founded in 1997 by Janine Benyus and Dr. Dayna Baumiester, Biomimicry 3.8 is the global leader in biomimicry innovation consulting, professional training, and educational program and curricula development. Their mission is to train, equip, and connect engineers, educators, architects, designers, business leaders, and other innovators to sustainably emulate nature’s 3.8 billion years of brilliant designs and strategies.
The Biomimicry Institute focuses on bringing Life’s Principles to the masses by hosting the Global Biomimicry Network as well as the Global Design Challenges. The Institute is also advancing AskNature.org, a web based portal for life’s solutions.
Terrapin is a consulting and strategic planning group for creative clients. A leader in biophilia and biomimetic design, Terrapin believes the built environment can be designed to help people feel and perform better through closer connection with the natural world.
One of their latest projects, the NY-BIG (Biomimicry Innovators Group) partners businesses and biomimicry research scientists to transform design processes, products and the bottom line
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority is committed to advancing innovative energy solutions in ways that improve New York’s economy and environment.
NYSERDA seeks to play a supporting role to help the New York State marketplace use biomimicry as an economic development force.
The Global Biomimicry Network is comprised of regional networks that have partnered with Biomimicry 3.8 to catalyze the application of biomimicry worldwide.
Harnessing local resources and expertise, the Network attracts and connects community leaders from all sectors to advance the application of biomimicry within their region.
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies is a non-profit educational retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. The host to several biomimicry conferences and workshops, Omega brings professionals together of all backgrounds and interest, helping the biomimicry and other communities to expand and grow.