Biomimicry or bioinspiration is studying nature for new design ideas. Looking to nature for inspiration. Most bio-inspired designs also indirectly help the environment by improving energy efficiency, reduce waste and minimize pollution to the environment. Elaine's Biomimicry video log series looks at companies and what living creatures inspired the design of their product. This video log "Biomimicry - Inspiration from shark" looks at the biotechnology company, Sharklet Technologies, which has developed an innovative anti-bacterial surface technology without use of toxic chemicals. This technology for application in the medical industry will be game-changing. Especially when applied to surfaces in hospitals to reduce hospital acquired infection.