Bio-Inspiration Essentials

Course catalogue code
B-MBIES
10WKS
2.5EC
14Nov2018
30Jan2019
Short description

This course introduces a new field in Science and Design: Bio-Inspiration you will learn to look at nature as source of knowledge that will help to make our products, processes and systems part of nature, compatible with and supporting a transition to a circular economy instead of designing for the ‘dump’. After an overview of different Biologically Inspired approaches you will learn to define the scope and function of an innovation and write a first design-brief.

Please note: this is an online course stretching over 10 weeks, with a study load of approximately 7 hours per week.

Please register via Osiris. The maximum number of participants is 16.

Mandatory

No.

Optional for students from other programmes

Yes. This course is open as an elective to all GSLS students. It is not open for Bio inspired innovation students.