Sustainability. Innovation. Nature.
We are a research-driven consultancy specializing in innovation and creativity for sustainability. Through the convergence of innovation management, design thinking, and nature-based decision-making, we enable our clients to develop systemic solutions. Using ecological principles and globally place-based perspectives as our guide, we help our clients to reconfigure supply chains, enhance operational processes, and plan for resilience in a changing business landscape.
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Bioinspiration in Business and Management:
Innovating for Sustainability
by Taryn Mead, PhD
Check out this research-based, practical guide to nature-inspired innovation. This book was created for a busy management, sustainability, or innovation professional who is seeking a succinct guide to applying nature inspired innovation in their organization. It is a high-level overview of the field based on 10 years of professional experience and 4 years of intensive PhD-level research into bioinspiration in business settings. Buy the book here.
offered through the Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Join Symbiosis founder Taryn Mead for a 5-week online course through the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) this spring - April 2-May 8, 2018. Available for university credit through MCAD's Continuing Education program. Enroll in the course here.
[Greek: sumbiosis, companionship, from sumbioun, to live together : sun-, syn- + bios = life.]
1. Biology. A close, prolonged ecological relationship between the individuals of two (or more) different species.
2. Human. Interdependent or mutually beneficial relationship between two persons, groups, etc.