Moth eye antireflective coatingsNagaoka University of Technology Japan
Coatings for solar panels that increase efficiency
Shark paintFraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research IFAM
Coating that reduces drag and UV damage, and has other properties
Hornet electricityTel-Aviv University
Hornet energy inspires solar cell
Photosynthesis converts solar energy into chemical energyplants
Photosynthesis in plants converts solar energy into chemical energy using electrons and protons from water.
Novomer carbon dioxide-based plasticsNovomer, LLC
Polycarbonate plastics made from carbon dioxide
ChromaFlair Color-Shifting PaintsJDSU
Color-shifting paint without pigments
Mound facilitates gas exchangemound-building termites
The structure of above-ground macrotermite mounds facilitates gas exchange in the below-ground nest using internal air currents driven by solar heat.