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October 18, 2017

Seth GaleWyrick Talks Biomimicry and Product Innovation at Design in Plastics 2017

Senior Mechanical Engineer and Sustainability Specialist, Seth GaleWyrick, is one of the speakers on the agenda at the Design in Plastics 2017 conference at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies from November 6th to 8th.

Seth’s talk, “Biomimicry for Innovation: Good for Business & Good for the Planet,” will examine one of the greatest and most overlooked tools for innovation: life. Biomimicry contains the keys to unlocking boundary-breaking design. Elegant solutions have been evolving throughout 3.8 billion years of “R&D” and they’re there for the taking, if you know how to ask the right questions and listen to the answers. Seth will inspire the audience with case studies and provide actionable ideas for how they might apply basic biomimicry principles to their own work.

In addition to his 14 years of consulting experience, Seth is a student in the first ever Masters in Biomimicry program at Arizona State. He was also hand-selected for a prestigious two-year professional fellowship taught by the founders of the field. He has had several opportunities in 2017 to share his passion for biomimicry with audiences in Atlanta, Georgia and Portland, Oregon, and he is excited to continue to spread the word at Design in Plastics in Detroit. Seth also shares his thoughts on biomimicry on our blog.

About Design in Plastics

Design in Plastics is a business conference that focuses on the challenges and rewards of communication and collaboration between the disciplines of design, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and R&D — all with a view to improving product development. The annual conference will take place this year at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

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