RIGHT NOW on materials: Design by Nature – Biomimicry mini-conference, Copenhagen

Biomimicry – ‘Design inspired by Nature’ – is getting more and more attention as a tool to solve human problems by looking at natures own design, systems and processes.
On Thursday August 23rd. Danish Design Centre organises a mini-konference about the subject. The event will take place at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) from 12.00-17.30 and will have a line-up of Biomimicry experts from both Denmark and abroad.

Speakers:
Dr. Sascha Peters, HAUTE INNOVATION, Material and Technology, DE
Alicia Johansson, DTU Nanotech, Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology.
Professor Olga Popovic Larsen, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Institute of Technology.
Megan Schuknecht, Biomimicry 3.8 Institute, Montana, US.
Henrik Jeppesen and Mette Klein, Attention
Anders Sahl Hansen, BioQL.

For further details and signing-up go here (Danish website).

Except for three foreign speakers the event will be held in Danish.

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Maria HørmannAbout Maria Hørmann
Maria is editor of Hello Materials Blog and Project Manager of the Danish Design Centre’s exhitibion team. She follows closely the development within the environmental area, and has a broad, professional knowledge of materials.
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