3D Pioneers Challenge

International design competition for additive manufacturing technologies 2021

The sixth edition of the design competition took place entirely digitally and was crowned with an entertaining and high-quality digital award ceremony on June 22nd, directly after the first day of the RapidTech.3D digital congress. The first prize - endowed with 10,000 EUR - as well as the coveted trophy of the 3D Pioneers Challenge 2021 went to Robin Spicer from Great Britain with his project "Hexr". This is an individualized bicycle helmet that was realized using advanced technologies and brought onto the market as a sustainable concept.


3D Pioneers Challenge 2021 - information

If you missed the digital award ceremony of the 3D Pioneers Challenge and want to see all the winners of the 9 categories, you can do so on the 3D Pioneers Challenge YouTube channel or visit www.3dpc.io.

In the sixth year of the innovation competition, submissions from 32 countries and 5 continents were submitted to the top-class, 21-member international jury. The focus of the 3D Pioneers Challenge 2021 was not only on the core area of additive manufacturing, but also on innovations in the area of advanced technologies. The group of participants included professionals, young professionals, start-ups and students.

The Thuringian Ministry of Economics, Science and Digital Society once again provided the prize money totaling 35,000 EUR.

The 3D Pioneers Challenge is the world's most highly endowed and most renowned design competition of its kind for advanced technologies, with a total value of prizes of over 70,000 EUR.

Registration will open from November 2021!

For further information on the 3D Pioneers Challenge please contact:

Simone & Chris Völcker
d.sign21 / Völcker & Völcker GbR

Fronhof 2/1
70378 Stuttgart / Germany

phone.: +49 (0) 711 477 2748-0

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