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The 3D Printing Student Challenge is a competition to stimulate the creativity of students and young professionals while embracing 3D printing techniques.
Students and young professionals (with maximum 3 years of experience), regardless of their background and curriculum. You can participate either individually or in team, up to 4 participants. Diversity is encouraged : teams with students from at least 2 different disciplines will get a bonus.
An object with maximum dimensions 25cm x 25cm x25cm, composed exclusively from 3D printed material. You can choose between 3 categories :
The challenge will take place between October 15 and May 19, with webinars, coaching and (optional) company visits. Overview of the key dates :
To help you design the best project you will have access to different tools : webinars given by different experts, a database of helpful documents, a general feedback session with all our experts.
You can also get some coaching time with one of our partners:
Your school/ organization isn’t listed? Contact us so we can put you in contact with one of our coaches!
Projects will not only be evaluated based on the quality of your object. What did you do? Why and how? Take the jury on a journey through your project in a 5 minute video.
A jury composed of academic, artistic and industrial 3D printing experts will pre-select 3 projects per category, based on your object and your video pitch. These will be submitted to the public (through social media). The final results will be the outcome of the public vote and quotation of the jury (50/50).
Jury evaluation criteria are : respect for the maximum dimensions (25cm x 25cm x25cm ), 3D printing design pertinence, originality & creativity and market opportunity (only for the consumer markets).
The best project in each category will win 1000€. The prize will be awarded during the annual Agoria Event “Additive is addictive” on May 19.