BIOKON - Mission

Source: Ivo Boblan,Technical University, Berlin

The purpose of BIOKON international is widespread. We...

 

 

- combine resources and competencies in the area of biomimetics, bionics and bioinspired technologies

 

- strengthen interdisciplinary contacts and cooperation (covers R&D, education and industrial applications)

 

- increase visibility of biomimetics (e.g. calls), foster allocation of funding budgets dedicated to biomimetics

  

- apply for concerted R&D-projects within the EU Framework Programmes (FP7 / FP 8)

 

- initiate, execute or attend international research, development and implementation projects in the area of biomimetics

 

- support knowledge and technology transfer

 

- organize and execute scientific and publicly effective events (e.g. conferences, workshops) and exhibitions

 

- promote education and training measures

 

- push lobbying activities  in science, business, politics and society

 

- strengthen the competitiveness of biomimetics

 

Our overall aim is to turn scientific knowledge into beneficial practice.

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