EFP Brief No. 100: Potential for Biomimetics in Austria

The field of biomimetics (biomimicry, bionics) has in recent years gained scientific acceptance and standing, and has become an innovative research area at academic institutions and in industry worldwide. Many promising solutions for challenging complexity and future-oriented technologies with a wide range of applications have been inspired by nature. This study aimed to investigate the cur-rent status and level of activities in the field of biomimetics in Austria and to identify its potential for the future nationwide.

EFMN Brief No. 100 – Biomimetics

Tags: biology, bionics, construction, robotics, sensors, sustainability, universities

Categories: Austria, brief, Energy, Geography, Nanosciences, nanotechnology, materials, new production technologies, National, Themes, Time Horizon, Transport (including aeronautics), until 2010

Author : Christina Raab