Nature is Alive with Chemistry | Innovation Lessons from Earth’s Oldest & Wisest Green Chemist
Chemistry is a major contributing factor enabling our own technologies, from textiles and cosmetics to electronics and medicine.
In this pre-recorded webinar available on demand, Biomimicry 3.8 chemist Mark Dorfman unpacks the complexity of chemical science as he takes us on an illuminating tour of nature’s chemistry-based adaptations, including a deep dive into how we can “use life-friendly chemistry”–one of Life’s Principles that represent the main strategies and deep design lessons Life has evolved over 3.8 billion years in order to survive and thrive.
If we use life-friendly chemistry, we could design in a way that allows materials the break down into benign constituents, build selectively with a small subset of elements, and do chemistry in water. Mark will share innovate design tips inspired by nature’s chemical processes and structures that can result in cutting-edge, high-impact designs that increase sustainability, and boost bottom lines–perfect for any organization looking to advance cutting-edge innovation.
Available to view on-demand | 30 minute pre-recorded presentation
Connected Sectors | Beauty & Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Consumer Products, Food & Beverage
Related Topics | Materials, Life’s Principles
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~Anne-Marie Daniel, Roy Group
On the Lightweighting Inspired By Nature live Synapse webinar
The market for green chemistry is set to outpace the overall global chemical market during the current decade.
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About Mark Dorfman
Mark Dorfman is biomimicry chemist and principal with Biomimicry 3.8. His work centers on the premise that living organisms, by necessity, have developed sophisticated, highly effective, life-friendly chemistries that can inspire provocative, high-performing, sustainable technology for modern society.
Mark applies the design principles of nature’s time-tested chemical strategies to develop innovative solutions to the toxic chemical and material challenges of the 21st Century. He couldn’t imagine a better way to spend the work week!