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Biomimetic materials design

Biomimetic materials design is a term used to describe a method in a model mimicking nature through a multidisciplinary approach.


Biomimicry comes from the word bios, means life and mimesis, meaning to imitate.


Bioderivation is a term used to describe a process of which a biomaterial with desired properties to create hybrid materials.

Smart materials

Smart materials describe a general term that refers to those unique materials which are characterised by their intelligence as they can recognise appropriately to stimuli from the internal and external environment.


Bioinspiration is observing a particular function performed with precision by a biologic system and then attempting to create a synthetic system that delivers the same service for technological applications.