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3D Design Entries Now Being Accepted for 2018 purmundus challenge

3D Design Entries Now Being Accepted for 2018 purmundus challenge

For the sixth year, the purmundus challenge will be taking place, asking participants to design solutions that address the challenges of the modern world using 3D printing. The theme for the competition is “3D printing gears up our future,” and asks what the place of 3D printing is in the quickly-evolving culture of demanding technology. As […]

For the sixth year, the purmundus challenge will be taking place, asking participants to design solutions that address the challenges of the modern world using 3D printing. The theme for the competition is “3D printing gears up our future,” and asks what...
Winners Announced For 14th Annual Stratasys and GrabCAD Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Winners Announced For 14th Annual Stratasys and GrabCAD Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

One of my favorite industry challenges is the global Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge by Stratasys, because it charges students to use advanced 3D printing technology to either redesign a product that’s already in existence, design an original work of art or architecture, or create an entirely new product that improves how tasks are accomplished. We’ve seen some pretty […]

One of my favorite industry challenges is the global Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge by Stratasys, because it charges students to use advanced 3D printing technology to either redesign a product that’s already in existence, design an original work of art...
Fusion3 Introduces New F410 3D Printer; Robo Launches Earth Day Design Contest

Fusion3 Introduces New F410 3D Printer; Robo Launches Earth Day Design Contest

In 2016, Fusion3 introduced its F400 3D printer, a reliable, fast and affordable desktop 3D printer that further enhanced its popularity when it adopted an open materials system later in the year. Now Fusion3 has followed the F400 up with a brand new professional 3D printer, the F410, which improves upon the already impressive qualities of […]

In 2016, Fusion3 introduced its F400 3D printer, a reliable, fast and affordable desktop 3D printer that further enhanced its popularity when it adopted an open materials system later in the year. Now Fusion3 has followed the F400 up with a brand new professional 3D...
Launch Forth and Allianz Team Up to Challenge Innovators to Push Boundaries of Assistive Design Through 3D Printing

Launch Forth and Allianz Team Up to Challenge Innovators to Push Boundaries of Assistive Design Through 3D Printing

The utilization of 3D printing has been a game changer for many people with disabilities; this year alone we’ve seen advances made in hearing aid technology, surgical interventions, and social integration tools that have been made possible as a result of the technology. Not only has 3D printing helped to create a new level of […]

The utilization of 3D printing has been a game changer for many people with disabilities; this year alone we’ve seen advances made in hearing aid technology, surgical interventions, and social integration tools that have been made possible as a result of the...
Winners of This Year's Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Announced

Winners of This Year's Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge Announced

There are a lot of 3D design and 3D printing competitions out there, but among the most serious and industry-focused is the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. The contest asks participants, generally professionals and those in training to be professionals, to redesign a conventionally manufactured part of a machine or product using 3D printing. […]

There are a lot of 3D design and 3D printing competitions out there, but among the most serious and industry-focused is the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. The contest asks participants, generally professionals and those in training to be...
FATHOM Announces ISO Certification and New 3D Design Challenge with Launch Forth

FATHOM Announces ISO Certification and New 3D Design Challenge with Launch Forth

Advanced manufacturer and 3D printing expert FATHOM, which recently introduced its Crystallon open source software project for generating 3D lattice structures, has a four-part commitment to its customers, vowing to reduce time-to-market and production scrap, ensure customer satisfaction, and use a technology-neutral approach to solve application challenges. The company is sharing some great news this week […]

Advanced manufacturer and 3D printing expert FATHOM, which recently introduced its Crystallon open source software project for generating 3D lattice structures, has a four-part commitment to its customers, vowing to reduce time-to-market and production scrap, ensure...
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...
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...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 1, 2017

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive way and check out this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs? We’re starting with some contest news from Sinterit and Solvay, then getting […]

Happy December! Rather than worrying about how much you have left to do in the few short weeks before the holidays, why not use that time in a more productive way and check out this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs? We’re starting with some...
Pinshape and Partners Invite Educators to Create 3D Printing Lesson Plans for a Chance to Win an Ultimaker 3

Pinshape and Partners Invite Educators to Create 3D Printing Lesson Plans for a Chance to Win an Ultimaker 3

As the school year gets underway once again, many 3D printing companies are sharpening their focus on education – and are launching contests focused on education, as well. Many 3D printing contests, especially those centered on education, serve a larger purpose than just finding a winner. Of course everyone enters a contest hoping to win, […]

As the school year gets underway once again, many 3D printing companies are sharpening their focus on education – and are launching contests focused on education, as well. Many 3D printing contests, especially those centered on education, serve a larger purpose...
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...
Pinshape Partners with Mold3D Academy, Turns to Virtual Sculpting for Avatar 3D Design Contest

Pinshape Partners with Mold3D Academy, Turns to Virtual Sculpting for Avatar 3D Design Contest

It’s high time for another unique 3D design contest from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which has just announced the winners in its Mechanical Design Challenge. This time around, Pinshape has partnered up with Mold3D Academy, which offers 3D printing and modeling classes, for a design challenge that’s inspired by virtual sculpting. The Design […]

It’s high time for another unique 3D design contest from 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which has just announced the winners in its Mechanical Design Challenge. This time around, Pinshape has partnered up with Mold3D Academy, which offers 3D...
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...
The Best in Student Engineering Shines in 13th Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

The Best in Student Engineering Shines in 13th Annual Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

3D printing solutions company Stratasys often uses the GrabCAD platform, the largest online collaborative environment for manufacturers, engineers, and designers in the world, to provide 3D printing and design challenges to the 3D modeling community – and who doesn’t love a good challenge? A perennial favorite is the Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge; the […]

3D printing solutions company Stratasys often uses the GrabCAD platform, the largest online collaborative environment for manufacturers, engineers, and designers in the world, to provide 3D printing and design challenges to the 3D modeling community – and who...
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...
Enterprise in Space Announces 'Print the Future Contest' Winning Teams and Their 3D Printable Space Experiments

Enterprise in Space Announces 'Print the Future Contest' Winning Teams and Their 3D Printable Space Experiments

We first heard about the Print the Future competition in October of 2016. Enterprise in Space (EIS), a nonprofit program of the National Space Society (NSS), and the Kepler Space Institute collaborated with Made In Space (MIS), 3D Hubs, Sketchfab, and Prairie Nanotechnology to launch the competition, aimed at university student teams. The objective was to […]

We first heard about the Print the Future competition in October of 2016. Enterprise in Space (EIS), a nonprofit program of the National Space Society (NSS), and the Kepler Space Institute collaborated with Made In Space (MIS), 3D Hubs, Sketchfab, and Prairie...
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...
Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape's First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

Win a Form 2 3D Printer in Pinshape's First Mechanical 3D Design Challenge

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest, the Mechanical Design Challenge, sponsored by Formlabs, 3D Hubs, Prusa Research, and Adafruit. Pinshape has held all sorts of 3D design challenges, from cosplay and superheroes […]

It’s been a few months since the last Pinshape design contest we talked about, but the wait is over! The popular online marketplace for 3D printable models is announcing a new contest, the Mechanical Design Challenge, sponsored by Formlabs, 3D Hubs, Prusa...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 25, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 25, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business to 3D printing, scanning, modeling, and design. EOS joins a manufacturing alliance, while a 3D printer gets an update and CLIP technology is used to 3D print thousands of small parts. A 3D printing outfit uses 3D scanning technology to cut costs, and […]

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business to 3D printing, scanning, modeling, and design. EOS joins a manufacturing alliance, while a 3D printer gets an update and CLIP technology is used to 3D print thousands...
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