Innovative Technical Creativity Methodology for Bio-Inspired Design

  • Pierre-Emmanuel FayemiEmail author
  • Martin Gilles
  • Claude Gazo
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 541)


The present research primarily focuses on building an effective rationalization of the knowledge which can be extracted from biological experts. To achieve such results, a structural framework, allowing knowledge integration from different fields at specific phases of the creative process is proposed. The formalized methodology along with its associated frameworks relies on principles from C-K Theory, TRIZ, and their links with biologically inspired design.

To assess such design process methodology, an initial application within a case study has been implemented. This case study has been conducted through an industrial partnership with a Research & Development service department from a company working in the offshore oil production sector.

But more than the concepts themselves, this new approach of biologically inspired design has emphasized, within this study case, an interesting potential in its propensity to quickly guide designers in accessing the most relevant knowledge from the biological field.


Bio-inspired design TRIZ CK Methodology Innovation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre-Emmanuel Fayemi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Martin Gilles
    • 2
    • 3
  • Claude Gazo
    • 2
  1. 1.Active Innovation ManagementLevallois-PerretFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire Conception de Produits et Innovation, ENSAMParisFrance
  3. 3.Ecole de Biologie IndustrielleCergyFrance

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