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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...
Stock Up on 3D Printing Supplies: Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card on Us!

Stock Up on 3D Printing Supplies: Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card on Us!

3D printing is a great hobby; we love seeing the creations the community comes up with right from their desktop 3D printers. Of course, it extends well beyond hobbyists as well, but those working at home with their 3D printers might not have quite the same access to resources that professionals in the 3D printing […]

3D printing is a great hobby; we love seeing the creations the community comes up with right from their desktop 3D printers. Of course, it extends well beyond hobbyists as well, but those working at home with their 3D printers might not have quite the same access to...
The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

The Ultimaker Pioneer Program's Education Challenge Announces List of Winners

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell out any of the […]

Few things can fire people up more than the thrill of a competition. There are some folks who just play games or participate in activities to have fun, but then there are the people who are in it to win it. It’s the same impulse that causes me to literally yell...
Check Out the Talented Winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards!

Check Out the Talented Winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards!

2015’s first ever 3Doodler Awards were born from the bi-weekly “Doodle Offs” that the creators of “the world’s first 3D printing pen” used to hold. The popular 3Doodler contest returned in 2016, and the winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards have just been announced! All eight of the contest categories were highly competitive, but somehow the judges […]

2015’s first ever 3Doodler Awards were born from the bi-weekly “Doodle Offs” that the creators of “the world’s first 3D printing pen” used to hold. The popular 3Doodler contest returned in 2016, and the winners of the 2016 3Doodler...
Shapeways Fall 2016 EDU Grant Contest Winners Announced

Shapeways Fall 2016 EDU Grant Contest Winners Announced

Shapeways has announced the winners of their Fall 2016 EDU Grant contest, and the results are predictably amazing with innovation springing from all directions as college students and professors offer proposals meant to ‘push the boundaries of 3D printing materials and technology.’ The winners receive $1000 for 3D printing support as this contest, offered twice […]

Shapeways has announced the winners of their Fall 2016 EDU Grant contest, and the results are predictably amazing with innovation springing from all directions as college students and professors offer proposals meant to ‘push the boundaries of 3D printing...
Floreon Announces Competition to 3D Print Spectacles for Footballer Ian Wright

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 his mother and could never quite crystalize his dream of becoming a professional footballer. He had largely given up on the idea when a stint […]

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 his mother and could never quite crystalize his dream of becoming a professional...
Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Announce Winners of ISS Design Challenge

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Announce Winners of ISS Design Challenge

Just a few months ago, we told you about the 2016 International Space Station Design Challenge, brought to you by electronics distribution company Mouser Electronics and renowned American engineer Grant Imahara. The contest asked engineers, makers, and college students from around the world to create an innovative 3D printable design idea for an electronic object that […]

Just a few months ago, we told you about the 2016 International Space Station Design Challenge, brought to you by electronics distribution company Mouser Electronics and renowned American engineer Grant Imahara. The contest asked engineers, makers, and college...
Stratasys Launches 13th Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, Powered by GrabCAD Platform

Stratasys Launches 13th Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, Powered by GrabCAD Platform

Back in 2014, the 3D printing titan Stratasys made the decision to acquire GrabCAD, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based file sharing service for CAD models. The platform was developed to allow designers and engineers to seamlessly connect with content, technology, and each another, enabling access to updated versions of each model from anywhere. With an international community […]

Back in 2014, the 3D printing titan Stratasys made the decision to acquire GrabCAD, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based file sharing service for CAD models. The platform was developed to allow designers and engineers to seamlessly connect with content, technology, and...
Filaments.directory Announces “Filament Settings” Contest at TCT Show

Filaments.directory Announces “Filament Settings” Contest at TCT Show

When it comes to achieving the highest quality print possible on your desktop 3D printer, things are often not quite as simple as setting the extrusion temperature to a preset number and letting your device handle the rest. Although filament producers do their utmost to provide their customers with an appropriate range of extrusion temperatures, […]

When it comes to achieving the highest quality print possible on your desktop 3D printer, things are often not quite as simple as setting the extrusion temperature to a preset number and letting your device handle the rest. Although filament producers do their utmost...
Let the 3D Printing Sparks Fly! Pinshape Announces 'Design for Electronics' Challenge

Let the 3D Printing Sparks Fly! Pinshape Announces 'Design for Electronics' Challenge

Get into gear and power up, makers! With so many different mediums and materials being combined today in the world of 3D technology, the field is ripe for exciting and challenging contests. Often it seems as soon as one ends, several more are beginning. With the latest from Pinshape, however, many creative individuals are going […]

Get into gear and power up, makers! With so many different mediums and materials being combined today in the world of 3D technology, the field is ripe for exciting and challenging contests. Often it seems as soon as one ends, several more are beginning. With the...
Pinshape Announces Print to Win Proto-pasta Filament Contest

Pinshape Announces Print to Win Proto-pasta Filament Contest

It was just several months ago when Pinshape announced that they were closing due to lack of finances, only to be rescued in the 11th hour by Formlabs. Since then, the popular online marketplace for 3D printable models has hosted a number of contests including the current Within Reach 3D Design Challenge sponsored by Ultimaker, MatterHackers and e-NABLE. […]

It was just several months ago when Pinshape announced that they were closing due to lack of finances, only to be rescued in the 11th hour by Formlabs. Since then, the popular online marketplace for 3D printable models has hosted a number of contests including the...
SFmototype Kicks Off September 10th: Learn How 3D Printing is Impacting the San Francisco Motorcycle Industry

SFmototype Kicks Off September 10th: Learn How 3D Printing is Impacting the San Francisco Motorcycle Industry

SF Moto and You3Dit are hosting something more than a happening and more than an event. They are introducing a new lifestyle to the San Francisco area from September 10th through October 22nd. Going whole hog with 3D printing, the respective San Francisco motorcycle and scooter dealership, and digital design and fabrication shop have created SFmototype, as a […]

SF Moto and You3Dit are hosting something more than a happening and more than an event. They are introducing a new lifestyle to the San Francisco area from September 10th through October 22nd. Going whole hog with 3D printing, the respective San Francisco motorcycle...
Instructables' and Shapeways' New Drone Contest is Giving Away iPads, GoPros and Bionic Birds. Oh My.

Instructables' and Shapeways' New Drone Contest is Giving Away iPads, GoPros and Bionic Birds. Oh My.

Online educational maker project repository Instructables is teaming up with 3D printing service provider Shapeways for yet another design contest. This time around Instructables users are being asked to create step-by-step drone-related projects that will impress the judges and wow the Instructables community. The contest is open to brand new projects or existing drone projects […]

Online educational maker project repository Instructables is teaming up with 3D printing service provider Shapeways for yet another design contest. This time around Instructables users are being asked to create step-by-step drone-related projects that will impress the...
Calling All SuperStar Designers! Create Your Own 3D Printed World for Poetry Contest 360 & Win

Calling All SuperStar Designers! Create Your Own 3D Printed World for Poetry Contest 360 & Win

Ira3D, while known for producing high-quality hardware, software, and materials, is one of those rare companies who are on a mission to see that everyone is able to enjoy the technology of 3D printing through affordability, accessibility, and an ongoing source of inspiration and information. Now, they are letting others take a turn in pushing […]

Ira3D, while known for producing high-quality hardware, software, and materials, is one of those rare companies who are on a mission to see that everyone is able to enjoy the technology of 3D printing through affordability, accessibility, and an ongoing source of...
It’s 2050: What's for Dinner on Mars? Help Decide & Enter Your 3D Model in the Star Trek Replicator Challenge!

It’s 2050: What's for Dinner on Mars? Help Decide & Enter Your 3D Model in the Star Trek Replicator Challenge!

How many of you remember whiling away luxurious moments in front of the television during early evenings or on weekends, watching re-runs of Star Trek? What an incredible escape, traveling through the adventures of space with the charismatic crew and imagining your own self using all their incredible devices that took them where they wanted […]

How many of you remember whiling away luxurious moments in front of the television during early evenings or on weekends, watching re-runs of Star Trek? What an incredible escape, traveling through the adventures of space with the charismatic crew and imagining your...
Build Something That Matters: The 2016 Hackaday Prize is Here

Build Something That Matters: The 2016 Hackaday Prize is Here

Now in its third year, the 2016 Hackaday Prize is back and bigger than ever before. The goal, as always, is to use your skills with hardware, programming, design, fabrication and science to design and build something that will lead to social change and make other people’s lives better. Hackaday wants users to use their […]

Now in its third year, the 2016 Hackaday Prize is back and bigger than ever before. The goal, as always, is to use your skills with hardware, programming, design, fabrication and science to design and build something that will lead to social change and make other...
Middle Schoolers Impress, Showing off Complex Winning Designs in 3D Printing Contest at Illinois Public Library

Middle Schoolers Impress, Showing off Complex Winning Designs in 3D Printing Contest at Illinois Public Library

Learning and competing are two elements you will find go together in nearly every culture, and especially the educational arena. It’s also a natural part of the artistic process as well, as when an artist creates something, it is usually meant to stand on its own as one of a kind. This has been taken […]

Learning and competing are two elements you will find go together in nearly every culture, and especially the educational arena. It’s also a natural part of the artistic process as well, as when an artist creates something, it is usually meant to stand on its own as...
CGTrader's 2016 Fashion Challenge: Make It Stylish, Make It Trendy, Make It 3D Printable!

CGTrader's 2016 Fashion Challenge: Make It Stylish, Make It Trendy, Make It 3D Printable!

CGTrader is ready to rock 2016 right away with a challenge that offers 3D designers a venue for showing off their work as well as offering an awesome opportunity to win a 3D printer. In the Fashion 3D Print Challenge, the well-known 3D model marketplace, backed by a strong professional designer community, is teaming up […]

CGTrader is ready to rock 2016 right away with a challenge that offers 3D designers a venue for showing off their work as well as offering an awesome opportunity to win a 3D printer. In the Fashion 3D Print Challenge, the well-known 3D model marketplace, backed by a...
Creative Juices Flowing During the Holidays? Show Off Your 3D Printer at Work in the colorFabb 2015 Time-Lapse Contest

Creative Juices Flowing During the Holidays? Show Off Your 3D Printer at Work in the colorFabb 2015 Time-Lapse Contest

What do you enjoy most during the holidays? Whether your favorite things are jingle bells jingling, holiday confections, shopping mayhem, skiing the powdery slopes, or just taking an opportunity to sleep deliciously late, one thing is for certain–this is the one time of the year where everyone thinks about relaxing just a little and having some […]

What do you enjoy most during the holidays? Whether your favorite things are jingle bells jingling, holiday confections, shopping mayhem, skiing the powdery slopes, or just taking an opportunity to sleep deliciously late, one thing is for certain–this is the one...
Enter the Pinshape/Madesolid October 3D Printing Contest, Share on Social Media--Win!

Enter the Pinshape/Madesolid October 3D Printing Contest, Share on Social Media--Win!

Pinshape and Madesolid have teamed up to make this Halloween month even more fun than usual with a 3D printing contest that offers a lot of fun competition for creating fun 3D models, as well as the opportunity of winning big with 3D printing materials. All you have to do is relax, enjoy yourself, and […]

Pinshape and Madesolid have teamed up to make this Halloween month even more fun than usual with a 3D printing contest that offers a lot of fun competition for creating fun 3D models, as well as the opportunity of winning big with 3D printing materials. All you have...
Polish Engineer Wins Zortrax Contest With 3D Printed Z-Fridge for Cans, Takes Home M200 3D Printer

Polish Engineer Wins Zortrax Contest With 3D Printed Z-Fridge for Cans, Takes Home M200 3D Printer

First, Zortrax came out with an amazing 3D printer, the M200. And then the Zortrax robotic arm. Then they opened the first 3D printing store and retail hub in Poland. Programs, partnerships, and amazing incentives have followed via this dynamic 3D printing solutions company that simply has not let the momentum stop. And now, they have a winner. Following […]

First, Zortrax came out with an amazing 3D printer, the M200. And then the Zortrax robotic arm. Then they opened the first 3D printing store and retail hub in Poland. Programs, partnerships, and amazing incentives have followed via this dynamic 3D printing solutions...
Mumbai: MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing Design Challenge Kicks Off Excitement for Conference & Expo

Mumbai: MecklerMedia's Inside 3D Printing Design Challenge Kicks Off Excitement for Conference & Expo

A capital city–and one of the most populated in its country–Mumbai lies on the west coast of India. Home to an enormous number of millionaires and billionaires, it’s safe to say this is a city of high finance, glamour, and luxury. This is also a city that loves its technology, and will show thousands in […]

A capital city–and one of the most populated in its country–Mumbai lies on the west coast of India. Home to an enormous number of millionaires and billionaires, it’s safe to say this is a city of high finance, glamour, and luxury. This is also a city that...
Everyone Get your Dragon On.. for #DragonOff… I mean… Let’s All 3D Print Dragons for Free Stuff

Everyone Get your Dragon On.. for #DragonOff… I mean… Let’s All 3D Print Dragons for Free Stuff

3D printing parts and supplies retailer E3D and Rich from RichRap are throwing a 3D printing contest for October and will be giving away some free stuff for the best print. The subject is dragons, and E3D and Rich want to compare how different 3D printers and materials handle printing the same model in different […]

3D printing parts and supplies retailer E3D and Rich from RichRap are throwing a 3D printing contest for October and will be giving away some free stuff for the best print. The subject is dragons, and E3D and Rich want to compare how different 3D printers and...
What Would a 3D Printer Mean to Your School? Students Answer to Win $5K Grant & Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer

What Would a 3D Printer Mean to Your School? Students Answer to Win $5K Grant & Stratasys Mojo 3D Printer

The multitude of impacts and efforts being put forth via 3D printing often pertain to very serious sectors, and subjects as doctors, scientists, and designers use the technology to create new products meant to change our worlds, and often save lives too. But the flip side is that in allowing the creative spirit to soar a […]

The multitude of impacts and efforts being put forth via 3D printing often pertain to very serious sectors, and subjects as doctors, scientists, and designers use the technology to create new products meant to change our worlds, and often save lives too. But the flip...

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