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Emily Kennedy

Biomimicry Fellow, GOJO

Emily Kennedy is a Biomimicry Fellow in the Integrated Bioscience PhD Program at the University of Akron. She also works part-time in the GOJO R&D department, training innovators to explore biology as a source of creative inspiration and model for sustainability. For her dissertation, Emily is generating and testing theory about bioinspired innovation; with a particular focus on developing best practices for business contexts.

Nature-Inspired Innovation Creating Sustainable Value

1/9/2017

By Emily Kennedy

Biomimicry Fellow, GOJO

Nature is all around us. For many of us, we may find solace in nature -  peace, tranquility and inspiration. And for those of us who are working in biomimicry, we also find inspiration in nature – inspiration to create and innovate. Yet, we cannot innovate alone. Collaboration is a key driver of innovation.

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Biomimicry - Combining Innovation and Sustainability

8/4/2016

By Emily Kennedy

Biomimicry Fellow, GOJO

Biomimicry is a design-by-analogy method. It involves repurposing biological strategies to solve human technical and social challenges. As a result of natural selection, biological strategies are highly adapted and differentiated, and tend to be remarkably resource efficient. This makes biology a rich source of inspiration for novel, environmentally sustainable product innovations.

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GOJO USA: Blog: Breaking the Mold with Biomimicry

12/14/2015

By Emily Kennedy

Biomimicry Fellow, GOJO

Biomimicry is an emerging discipline focused on learning from and emulating biological forms, processes, patterns and systems to create more sustainable designs. Learn how biomimicry is energizing sustainable product innovation at GOJO.

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