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Finalists Announced for Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge

Finalists Announced for Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge

Every year, Additive Industries holds its Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge, a competition aimed at professionals and future professionals. The purpose of the challenge is to gather more examples of the practical uses of additive manufacturing and to inspire other industries to develop their own applications. Participants are asked to redesign an existing, conventionally manufactured […]

Every year, Additive Industries holds its Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge, a competition aimed at professionals and future professionals. The purpose of the challenge is to gather more examples of the practical uses of additive manufacturing...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is partnering with Trideus. A Shapeways employee explains why […]

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge. SLM Solutions welcomes a new board member and Titomic has appointed a new executive, while BigRep is...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for medical 3D printing, Aurora Labs appointed two new board members, and Renaissance Services […]

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for...
Winners of Create to Educate Contest Teach Important Lessons Through 3D Printing

Winners of Create to Educate Contest Teach Important Lessons Through 3D Printing

There’s nothing like a good 3D printing competition to really bring out the creativity that exists in such abundance in this field. There are plenty of 3D printing competitions going on at any moment, but our favorites are those that are put on for a greater purpose, such as creating curricula for use in the […]

There’s nothing like a good 3D printing competition to really bring out the creativity that exists in such abundance in this field. There are plenty of 3D printing competitions going on at any moment, but our favorites are those that are put on for a greater...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert weighs in on the latest FDA 3D printing guidance, EIT and HCA have signed an agreement for 3D printed interbody products, and Aprecia is teaming […]

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert weighs in on the latest FDA 3D printing guidance, EIT and HCA...
Barilla and Desall Announce Winners of Second 3D Printed Pasta Competition

Barilla and Desall Announce Winners of Second 3D Printed Pasta Competition

As a lover of Italian food, I can’t think of many things better than pasta…except for 3D printed pasta, of course. Well-known Italian food company Barilla has been busy developing its own pasta 3D printer,  and it even held a contest three years ago with a goal of creating fun new shapes of pasta using 3D […]

As a lover of Italian food, I can’t think of many things better than pasta…except for 3D printed pasta, of course. Well-known Italian food company Barilla has been busy developing its own pasta 3D printer,  and it even held a contest three years ago with a...
Want to Win a Sinterit Lisa? Enter the New SLS Printer 3D Design Challenge, Hosted by Sinterit and MyMiniFactory

Want to Win a Sinterit Lisa? Enter the New SLS Printer 3D Design Challenge, Hosted by Sinterit and MyMiniFactory

3D printer company Sinterit, which introduced its first product, the desktop SLS Lisa, two years ago, has recently teamed up with 3D printable model marketplace MyMiniFactory to launch the first consumer SLS printer 3D design challenge. MyMiniFactory is no stranger to hosting design competitions with 3D printer manufacturers, with thousands of entries submitted over the […]

3D printer company Sinterit, which introduced its first product, the desktop SLS Lisa, two years ago, has recently teamed up with 3D printable model marketplace MyMiniFactory to launch the first consumer SLS printer 3D design challenge. MyMiniFactory is no stranger to...
Pinshape Announces Winners of Latest 3D Design Contest - Design Your Future Avatar

Pinshape Announces Winners of Latest 3D Design Contest - Design Your Future Avatar

In July, 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape partnered with Mold3D Academy for a contest centered around virtual sculpting. In the Design Your Future Avatar Contest, sponsored by Formlabs, Oculus, ZBrush, and 3D Artist Magazine, contestants were tasked with designing an original avatar character that represented their spirit and personality, whether the avatar resembled them personally, or […]

In July, 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape partnered with Mold3D Academy for a contest centered around virtual sculpting. In the Design Your Future Avatar Contest, sponsored by Formlabs, Oculus, ZBrush, and 3D Artist Magazine, contestants were tasked...
3D Printing and Robotics Changing the World: Winners of the Third Round of 2017 Hackaday Prize Announced

3D Printing and Robotics Changing the World: Winners of the Third Round of 2017 Hackaday Prize Announced

The 2017 Hackaday Prize challenge launched just a few months ago, charging participants to create something that makes a positive difference in the world. It’s always interesting to follow the multi-tiered competition, now in its fourth year, that Hackaday puts on. The Hackaday Prize asks hackers and makers to “Build Something that Matters” in a series […]

The 2017 Hackaday Prize challenge launched just a few months ago, charging participants to create something that makes a positive difference in the world. It’s always interesting to follow the multi-tiered competition, now in its fourth year, that Hackaday puts...
Building in the Stars: Phase Two, Level Two Winners Announced for NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

Building in the Stars: Phase Two, Level Two Winners Announced for NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

My husband and I are science fiction fans, and as such own some of Ray Bradbury’s works, including short story collection The Martian Chronicles. I especially like “The Million-Year Picnic,” when a family from Earth goes to live on Mars, and the father introduces his children to Martians by showing them their own reflections in […]

My husband and I are science fiction fans, and as such own some of Ray Bradbury’s works, including short story collection The Martian Chronicles. I especially like “The Million-Year Picnic,” when a family from Earth goes to live on Mars, and the...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 7, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 7, 2017

Happy July! We’ve got a lot of news for you today in this week’s only edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, covering everything from 3D printers and hackathons to business and politics, so get ready. Sculpteo is now offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion technology, while ARRK has installed a 3D Systems printer and NVBOTS is […]

Happy July! We’ve got a lot of news for you today in this week’s only edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, covering everything from 3D printers and hackathons to business and politics, so get ready. Sculpteo is now offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion...
3D Pioneers Challenge Winners from Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D. Announced

3D Pioneers Challenge Winners from Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D. Announced

The Rapid.Tech trade show and conference, recently held at Messe Erfurt in Germany, was pretty busy – CRP Technology discussed the construction of the prototype for a 3D printed Parrot Bebop 2 drone, and there was a demonstration of a German RepRap X1000 3D printing a sailboat prototype, while Additive Industries announced a new technology partnership […]

The Rapid.Tech trade show and conference, recently held at Messe Erfurt in Germany, was pretty busy – CRP Technology discussed the construction of the prototype for a 3D printed Parrot Bebop 2 drone, and there was a demonstration of a German RepRap X1000 3D...
There’s Still Time to Hone Your 3D Printing Design Skills This Summer

There’s Still Time to Hone Your 3D Printing Design Skills This Summer

If you thought you missed the boat to sign up for one of our 3D Print design courses, you’re in luck. Though our Beginner Design course has already begun, there’s still time to register for our Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, a fantastic learning opportunity for those who already have experience as a maker, […]

If you thought you missed the boat to sign up for one of our 3D Print design courses, you’re in luck. Though our Beginner Design course has already begun, there’s still time to register for our Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, a fantastic learning opportunity...
RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of technology in today’s society. In 2014, RESHAPE held a Digital Craft Competition, and then a Wearable Technology […]

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of...
Jewelry Inspired by Art is the Focus of New 3D Design Challenge by Shapeways and the National Gallery of Denmark

Jewelry Inspired by Art is the Focus of New 3D Design Challenge by Shapeways and the National Gallery of Denmark

I don’t usually wear earrings unless I’m attending a formal event, and I have only a few necklaces that are in regular rotation, but I love wearing unique rings. One of my favorites has a big owl on it, with a black jeweled head that’s complete with two sharp horns and a cute little beak. […]

I don’t usually wear earrings unless I’m attending a formal event, and I have only a few necklaces that are in regular rotation, but I love wearing unique rings. One of my favorites has a big owl on it, with a black jeweled head that’s complete with...
3D Printing to Learn: Winners Announced for Envision the Future Design Challenge

3D Printing to Learn: Winners Announced for Envision the Future Design Challenge

After the stunning success of the Within Reach 3D Design Challenge brought about impressive winning designs in 2016, e-NABLE, MatterHackers, and Pinshape wanted to keep going, and see what would happen with new challenges that pushed the maker community to find ways to improve the lives of others. The three teamed up with LulzBot, and launched the […]

After the stunning success of the Within Reach 3D Design Challenge brought about impressive winning designs in 2016, e-NABLE, MatterHackers, and Pinshape wanted to keep going, and see what would happen with new challenges that pushed the maker community to find ways...
3D Printing Design Courses: Roundup and Contest Winners

3D Printing Design Courses: Roundup and Contest Winners

We’ve just wrapped the Spring session of our Beginner and Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, an interactive online workshop which takes 3D printing design skills to the next level through a combination of keynote speeches, small group work, and personalized mentorship. The course culminates in a Design Challenge and we are extremely impressed by […]

We’ve just wrapped the Spring session of our Beginner and Advanced Design for 3D Printing course, an interactive online workshop which takes 3D printing design skills to the next level through a combination of keynote speeches, small group work, and personalized...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 5, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 5, 2017

In this week’s second helping of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about challenges and awards, 3D printer distribution, and a little business. Airwolf 3D is sponsoring the fourth annual ocMaker Challenge, the first 3D printed home in America wins an award, and Mouser Electronics has released video footage of the winning ISS Design Challenge […]

In this week’s second helping of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about challenges and awards, 3D printer distribution, and a little business. Airwolf 3D is sponsoring the fourth annual ocMaker Challenge, the first 3D printed home in America wins an...
ISS Design Challenge Winner Successfully 3D Printed in Zero Gravity

ISS Design Challenge Winner Successfully 3D Printed in Zero Gravity

Last summer, electronics distribution company Mouser Electronics, together with celebrity engineer and inventor Grant Imahara, put college students, makers, and engineers to the 3D design test. They issued a challenge to create a 3D printable electronic object that could actually be printed, and used, in space, on the Made In Space zero-gravity 3D printer aboard the International […]

Last summer, electronics distribution company Mouser Electronics, together with celebrity engineer and inventor Grant Imahara, put college students, makers, and engineers to the 3D design test. They issued a challenge to create a 3D printable electronic object that...
Additive Industries Announces the Winners of the Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge

Additive Industries Announces the Winners of the Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge

We cover a lot of 3D printing and 3D design contests on a regular basis, which I love because we get to see such a wide range of design talent at every level. We’ve seen remarkable winning designs from children as young as five years old. Some challenges, however, are strictly aimed at professionals or […]

We cover a lot of 3D printing and 3D design contests on a regular basis, which I love because we get to see such a wide range of design talent at every level. We’ve seen remarkable winning designs from children as young as five years old. Some challenges,...
Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Envision the Future: Design a 3D Printed Educational Model for the Visually Impaired

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged participants to create 3D printable assisitve devices for Brandy Leigh Scott, a woman with a crippling hand condition called Dupuytrens Contracture. Of course, the contest ended […]

Last year, a large team effort was launched by the 3D printing community to help one woman. The Within Reach 3D Design Challenge, led by MatterHackers, e-NABLE, Pinshape and Ultimaker, challenged participants to create 3D printable assisitve devices for Brandy Leigh...
Frustum-GrabCAD 3D Printed Quadcopter Challenge Winners Announced

Frustum-GrabCAD 3D Printed Quadcopter Challenge Winners Announced

We’ve seen GrabCAD team up with Stratasys for 3D printing challenges, but this time, the digital manufacturing hub has joined with topology optimization software company Frustum, focused on developing the latest design tools through its Generate software platform, for a joint challenge.  Yesterday, Frustum announced the winners of the Generate-GrabCAD Quadcopter Challenge. The challenge, which was hosted on GrabCAD’s […]

We’ve seen GrabCAD team up with Stratasys for 3D printing challenges, but this time, the digital manufacturing hub has joined with topology optimization software company Frustum, focused on developing the latest design tools through its Generate software...
e-NABLE Works to Create New Fundraising Opportunities and Design Challenges for Growing Community of Global Volunteers

e-NABLE Works to Create New Fundraising Opportunities and Design Challenges for Growing Community of Global Volunteers

We always enjoy writing about the vast network of volunteers that make up the global e-NABLE community, who collaborate to make free 3D printed prosthetic hands available to the people who need them, whether they’re donating money and supplies through the MatterHackers community sponsorship program, or learning how to create and build 3D printable prosthetics […]

We always enjoy writing about the vast network of volunteers that make up the global e-NABLE community, who collaborate to make free 3D printed prosthetic hands available to the people who need them, whether they’re donating money and supplies through the...
MyMiniFactory Launches 3D Design and Printing Contest with WildBrain for New Early Learning Character Designs

MyMiniFactory Launches 3D Design and Printing Contest with WildBrain for New Early Learning Character Designs

MyMiniFactory, the world’s largest curated download platform for free 3D printable models, and the sister site of 3D printer reseller iMakr, launched a 3D design and printing contest this week, along with WildBrain, one of the leading preschool and children’s entertainment content creators on platforms like YouTube and Dailymotion. Their multi-platform kids’ video network works […]

MyMiniFactory, the world’s largest curated download platform for free 3D printable models, and the sister site of 3D printer reseller iMakr, launched a 3D design and printing contest this week, along with WildBrain, one of the leading preschool and...
Pasta Gets Smart! Barilla Launches Second 3D Design Contest for 3D Printable Pasta Shapes

Pasta Gets Smart! Barilla Launches Second 3D Design Contest for 3D Printable Pasta Shapes

Back in my day, wagon wheels and vague dinosaur shapes were considered the height of sophisticated pasta shapes. I never would have imagined three-dimensional roses and cratered moons, but that’s what technology does – makes things cooler. It does a lot of other things, too, of course, like save lives, but you can’t deny that […]

Back in my day, wagon wheels and vague dinosaur shapes were considered the height of sophisticated pasta shapes. I never would have imagined three-dimensional roses and cratered moons, but that’s what technology does – makes things cooler. It does a lot of...
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