3D Pioneers Challenge

The 3DPC Finalists 2019 have been chosen!

The projects will be presented at the trade show Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D.

The finalists were selected in a non-public, multi-stage selection process. Thanks a lot to the international, high-class interbrach jury and our first class partners.

The "3DPC Winner 2019" will be voted directly at the exhibition by the jury members on site, the award ceremony will be held at the gala evening of the Messe Erfurt, the 26th of June.

More Information about the 3DPC Finalists 2019 can be found on the 3DPC website.

Check out the finalists

In the upcoming weeks before Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D the finalists will be presented on the facebook page of 3DPC.

International Design-competition for additive manufacturing 2019

Already for the fourth time the unique 3D Pioneers Challenge, as the platform for pioneers in 3D printing, covers a range of verticals and is aimed at designers who are breaking new ground in the field of 3D printing, taking into account the complete value-added system of additive technologies and understand the key trends of the industry.
The Challenge seeks to uncover specialists from around the world who are thinking outside the box and - pushing boundaries.

Verticals 2019
Design, Digital, Architecture, Material, FashionTech, MedTech, Mobility, Sustainability


  • Prize money 35.000 Euro kindly supported by the Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society Thuringia
  • Exhibition of the finalists at Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D, Trade Show Erfurt, Germany (25 –27 June 2019)
  • Award ceremony at gala evening in Erfurt
  • Roadshow at international Events

Dates 3DPC 2019

15 March 2019
Deadline for submissions

25 - 27 June 2019
Exhibition of the finalists at the tradeshow Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D, Messe Erfurt, Germany

26 June 2019
Galaevening and award ceremony in Erfurt
Afterwards international Roadshow


Your contact

d.sign21 / Völcker & Völcker GbR
3D Pioneers Challenge
Fronhof 2/1
70378 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0) 711 477 2748-0


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