ISO/TC 266 Biomimetics
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Scope of the ISO/TC 266

Standardization in the field of biomimetics that includes but is not limited to methods and technologies in biomimetics such as biomimetic materials, processes and products, incorporating the most recent results of R&D projects.

Classification, definition and development of terminology in the field of biomimetics.

Description of the potentials and limitations of biomimetics as an innovation system or a sustainability strategy.

Description and standardization of methods in biomimetics, biomimetic materials, processes and products throughout their entire lifecycle.

Participating countries of the ISO/TC 266

Participating Members: China, Germany, Japan, Korea, United Kingdom

Observing Members: Argentina, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Honduras, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, India,   Iran, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Sweden, Thailand

Published standards of the ISO/TC 266

ISO 18457:2016 Biomimetics — Biomimetic materials, structures and components

ISO 18458:2015 Biomimetics — Terminology, concepts and methodology

ISO 18459:2015 Biomimetics — Biomimetic structural optimization

ISO/TR 23845:2020 Biomimetics — Ontology-Enhanced Thesaurus (OET) for biomimetics

ISO/TR 23846:2022 Biomimetics — Image search engine

ISO/TR 23847:2022 Biomimetics — Integrating problem- and function-oriented approaches applying the TRIZ method

Future plan of the ISO/TC 266

Further ISO-standards might be developed regarding biomimetic surfaces, biomimetic manufacturing, testing and optimization technologies.


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