Highly evolved

We study nature to inspire future technologies.
Adaptations in animals that walk, jump, fly and
swim provide us with clues for game-changing design.



Discover our research expertise in bio-inspired engineering and robotics.


Find out about opportunities to research Biomimetics at Manchester and how to apply.


Browse recent publications on Biomimetics and bio-inspired engineering on our research portal.


Meet the team

Details and contacts for our academic staff, post-docs and PhD researchers.

Activities and events

Find out about outreach activities and news on seminars and conferences.

Business engagement

See our strategic partnerships with industry and other academic institutions.


A new home for engineering

Discover MECD, our ground-breaking Engineering Campus Development.

You and MACE

Find out about life as a postgraduate researcher in the Department of MACE.

Manchester worldwide

Learn how the University's innovative research has earned a global reputation.