Why biomimicry is the future 1:2
August 27, 2021
Peter Agre tells the story of how he came to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2003 for his groundbreaking discovery of the aquaporin protein. The thread between this discovery and Aquaporin’s nature-based technology is explained by CEO Peter Holme Jensen who also uncovers how Aquaporin uses biomimicry to contribute to a more sustainable future in water treatment.
Learn more about biomimicry here:
Intro to WATER x FUTURE podcast series
Intro to episode: "Why biomimicry is the future 1:2"
Welcome to Peter Agre, Physician-Scientist & Nobel Laureate
How did you discover the aquaporin protein?
When did you realize how groundbreaking this discovery was?
Did you continue to research the aquaporin protein after your discovery?
Did you imagine that the aquaporin protein could be a source of inspiration for developing new technologies?
Welcome to Peter Holme Jensen, CEO of Aquaporin
In what way did Peter Agre's discovery inspire you to found Aquaporin?
What are the benefits of biomimicry?
Do you see a rise in the interest of mimicking nature to solve some of the challenges we face?
Is biomimicry a new way of thinking?
Can you mention some of Aquaporin's most important achievements?
What is your vision for Aquaporin?
Outro and intro to next episode