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Winners Announced for 3D Health Hackathon to 3D Print PPE to Fight COVID-19

The Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG), an all-volunteer collective, was founded as the result of a Reddit post calling on 3D printing hobbyists to organize, make, and deliver personal…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 7, 2020

We’ve got plenty of 3D printing webinars and virtual events to tell you about for this coming week, starting with nScrypt’s webinar today. 3Ding and Formlabs will each hold a…

Malaysia: Researchers Provide Overview of Challenges in 3D Printing Biomedical Products

Researchers with the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) recently published a paper about the challenges faced when using 3D printing to manufacture biomedical products in Malaysia. Additive manufacturing has…

Children’s Hospital in Argentina Finally Gets 3D Printed Presurgical Models

For the first time, a presurgical technique using 3D printing was used on four children suffering from congenital heart disease (CHD), holding promise for future developments. The idea was proposed…

The 3D Printing Challenge: A Call for Ideas on How to 3D Print Our Way Out of the End of the World

As each day progresses, more and more people seem to conclude that our planet is heading for disaster. While a substantial segment of the world’s population remains blissfully unaware or…

Freelancer Partners with Department of Energy for Advanced Manufacturing Challenges

Crowdsourcing site Freelancer has teamed up with NASA for more than one competition involving 3D printing and 3D design, including a robot arm and a system for recycling in space. Now…

Print Your Mind 3D Launches 3D Printer Filament Recycling Challenge for High School Students

In response to the ever-growing problem of 3D printing filament waste, Calgary-based professional desktop 3D printer provider and social enterprise Print Your Mind 3D, which works to always practice business in…

Open Source 3D Printed Analog Cameras and Accessories, Created by Dora Goodman

Having grown up as part of what’s sometimes referred to as the ‘Oregon Trail generation’ – the oldest of the millennials – I took most of my pictures with an…

Volkswagen Design Contest Asks you To Design 3D Printed Parts for the VW ID Buzz

Volkswagen is one of the world’s leading automotive groups. The company that makes everything from the Bugatti Chiron to the Polo with the Audi RS6 and Seat Ibiza in between….

Music to Our Ears: Winner of Canada’s 3D Printed Musical Instrument Challenge Announced

We often hear stories of people who need 3D printed prosthetics and assistive devices to play their chosen instrument, be it the cello, the drums, or the piano. And as materials…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2018

Even though it’s Friday, 3D Printing News Briefs is all business today. DEWA is increasing its cooperation with GE, and Nano Dimension has raised $12 million in an underwritten public…

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…

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…

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…

Benefits and Challenges of 3D Printing in Aeronautics and Automotive Industries

From needs to solutions, the technology on display at last week’s IN(3D)USTRY event at Fira Barcelona kept the focus on today’s developing realities in industrial 3D printing. A very busy…

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart Manufacturing…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Gilmour Space Technologies has secured Series A funding to develop its hybrid-engine rockets that use 3D printed fuel, while Oventus Medical signs a manufacturing…

Igniting Innovation Challenge: 3Dexter Encourages Students and Teachers to Develop Creative 3D Printing Lesson Plans

When it comes to company missions, 3Dexter has one of the best. The Delhi-based service bureau wants to change the Indian education system by providing experiential learning and comprehensive technological…

Floreon Announces Competition to 3D Print Spectacles for Footballer Ian Wright

Ian Wright’s football story is one of a boy with humble beginnings making good after a long and difficult struggle. The third son of Jamaican immigrants, he was brought up by…

Phase Two of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge is Now Open for Registration

The thought of humans living in 3D printed habitats on Mars is incredible enough – but the idea that those habitats may be partially designed by average citizens sounds unbelievable….

The 3-2-1 Liftoff! ULA Rocket Hardware Challenge Launches Through GrabCAD Community

3D printing has had major impacts in the aerospace industry. Some of the most brilliant engineering minds have been put to the test designing parts for rockets that one day…

Winners of Future Engineers 3D Printing Star Trek Replicator Challenge Announced

There are some things that never get old, and Star Trek seems to be one of them. The original series aired back in the 1960s, but multiple spinoffs, a reboot,…