Inspiring NATURE, Inspired TECHNO
Biomimicry & Transport
- From 26 April 2018
- to 12 May 2019
The temporary exhibition Inspiring NATURE, Inspired TECHNO: Biomimicry & transport opened for the very first time at the Museum of Ingenuity J. Armand Bombardier before travelling across Canada.
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Explore how nature inspires technology
People of all ages will enjoy exploring how nature inspires some of the innovative technologies used in transportation. Discover some 30 natural specimens and technological objects that share common principles, and play with interactive displays highlighting these similarities. Did you know that the PWC hydrojet was inspired by the squid’s propulsion system? that smart cars use a detection system similar to the one locusts use? that there is an ultra‑resistant type of glass that was inspired by shells? A dozen examples illustrate the principles of biomimicry. Get inspired, and you too can help improve future technology.