Bioderivation is a term used to describe a process of which a biomaterial with desired properties to create hybrid materials.
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.
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.
BIOMIMICRY LIFE PRINCIPLES
Downgauging is a term used to describe processes or use new methods to reduce the totality of material in a package, such as lighter materials or decrease wall thickness.
Geocomplexity is a term used to describe a category of global issues in which social, political, military, and economic activities interact as a complex system and in which the dynamic nature of the issues make top-down, command-and-control, and reductionist management methods ineffective. Read more.