Nikon and Sharp ® announce joint development for biomimetic products

On July 20, Nikon and Sharp signed an agreement that allows them to use  “nature’s technology” knowledge captured decades ago by Sharp used in home applications and Nikon’s high-precision micro-fabrication technology to create new surfaces for product with anti-fouling, water repellency and reduction of drag forces characteristics among others. Their goal is to add a function to a variety of products through biomimicry, with which they hope to find organisms or principles that guide the research and development.

Source: Webwire  

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