Inspired By Nature
Inspired By Nature

Explore the many ways Festo turns elements of nature into the latest innovations in engineering.

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Communicate
BionicANTs

Ants are nature’s collaborators. Explore how their communication style can be programmed into robots.

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Energy
Bionic Kangaroo

Kangaroos are powerful jumpers. See the kinetic energy of a kangaroo in action.

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Flexibility
Octopus Gripper

Once an octopus grabs hold of something, it doesn’t let go. Discover how this soft and secure grip translates into new approaches in Smart Factories.

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Glide
Aqua Ray

Rays elegantly glide across the ocean. Examine water hydraulics and the Fin Ray® Effect up close.

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Power
Bionic Motion Robot

An elephant’s trunk and an octopus’ tentacle provide inspiration for a powerful, but sensitive robot.

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Soar
Smart Bird

Explore lift and propulsion watching the Festo SmartBird.

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Swim
AquaJelly

Discover how using weight displacement, tentacles for propulsion, and sensors to communicate helps imagine innovations in automation.

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