2017

3D Pioneers Challenge 2017

3D-Printing has the potential for the digital world to become real. Where do the developments of additive manufacturing lead to and which opportunies do they offer?
Interdisciplinary teamwork causes chances for creative new paths - because innovation needs a view from the top.
Who are the pioneers of nowadays that break new ground, who combine new techniques and create something unpredictable, unknown and new? Designer who push the process, demonstrate conceptional and practical ideas and think outside the box.

Verticals: Design, Architecture, Automotive, FashionTech, MedTech

Prize

Prize money of EUR 15.000
Exhibition at the Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D in Erfurt (20.–22. June 2017)
Exhibition on roadshow on international fairs
Award ceremony and gala event

Further prizes were given by our partners:
MakerBotEMEA handed a MakerBot Replicator Mini+ to the best student project
and designreport offered 5 online-subscriptions (Englisch or German) for the lucky winners!

Winners

Project T.O.S.T. (Topology Optimized Skateboard Trucks)
Philipp Manger _ Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena _ Germany

Palmyra Rebuilt
Eric Geboers, Matteo Baldassari _ CONCR3DE _ The Netherlands

Salt Coral
Eric Geboers, Matteo Baldassari _ CONCR3DE _ The Netherlands

Mecuris Cervical Orthosis "Emydura"
Manuel Opitz, Jannis Breuninger, Clemens Rieth, Felix Gundlack, Juliane Weinzierl, Dr. med. Simon Weidert, Anja Fischer, Carolin Taubmann _ Mecuris GmbH _ Germany

PRINT A DRINK
Benjamin Greimel _ Austria

Programmable Textiles
Ronny Haberer, Patrick Bösch _ Bauhaus University Weimar _ Germany

RIG3D
Niklas Hamann _ HTW Dresden _ Bauhaus University Weimar _ Germany

Special Mention

Caress of the Gaze
Behnaz Farahi, Paolo Salvagione, Julian Ceipek, Sebastian Morales _ USA // Caress of the Gaze is an interactive 3D-printed wearable which can detect other people’s gaze and respond accordingly with life-like behavior.

Finalist

Palmyra Rebuilt
Eric Geboers, Matteo Baldassari _ CONCR3DE _ The Netherlands
Programmable Textiles
Ronny Haberer, Patrick Bösch _ Bauhaus University Weimar _ Germany
Highlight
Michael Burk, Jussi Ängesleva, Johanne Nicenboim _ UDK Berlin _ Einstein Stiftung _ Germany
Project T.O.S.T. (Topology Optimized Skateboard Trucks)
Philipp Manger _ Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena _ Germany
Hydration Cube
Thomas Weber _ Bernd Kussmaul GmbH _ Germany
Smoke Stool
Arthur Mamou-Mani, Rishabh Khurana, Aditya Bhosle, Ping-Hsiang Chen, Lola Chaine _ Mamou-Mani Architects _ United Kingdom
Immortality
Malina Sebastian & Alejandro Delgado _ Germany
FRAME ONE
Felix Pape, Mervyn Bienek _ HfG Offenbach am Main _ Germany
Caress of the Gaze
Behnaz Farahi, Paolo Salvagione, Julian Ceipek, Sebastian Morales _ USA // Caress of the Gaze is an interactive 3D-printed wearable which can detect other people’s gaze and respond accordingly with life-like behavior.
LAUGH First Sculpted Artwork in Space 3D Printed Aboard International Space Station
Eyal Gever _ Israel
Animate Matter - 3D Zoetrop
Bastian Wibranek, Prof. Oliver Tessmann, Alexander Stefas, Aleksandra Buchalik, Beatriz Romero Colomer, Carolin Schmeel, Giang Le, Kay-Robert Dormann, Leonard Kaupp, Louisa Wenkemann, Samim Mehdizadeh, Sebastian Seibert, Vidal Madrid Guitart, Tue Peng, Zicheng Song _TU Darmstadt, Digital Design Unit _ Germany
Tritó
Mariana Yzusqui _ HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd _ Mecuris GmbH _ Germany
bend-it
Felix Schmitt, Dustin Ahrendt _ ITM, TU Dresden _ Germany
Cellbricks
Lutz Kloke, Anna Kreuder, Alexander Thomas, Tobias Grix, Roman Grasy, cellbricks _ Germany
modeclix
Shaun Borstrock Mark Bloomfield _ University of Hertfordshire _ United Kingdom
Fitty
Maximilian Wolf, Pascal Renz _ media Akademie _ Hochschule Stuttgart _ Germany
InFoam Printing
Adam Pajonk, Dorothee Clasen, Sascha Praet und Covestro Deutschland AG
Sandgedruckte Wandmodule
Trindo Digitalmanufaktur GmbH _ Simon Salowsky, Bennet Klein _ DEU
PRINT A DRINK
Benjamin Greimel _ Austria
Salt Coral
Eric Geboers, Matteo Baldassari _ CONCR3DE _ The Netherlands
The paste extruder Albert
Chris Walter, Lukas Keller _ Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle _ Germany
sonogrid
Sascha Praet, Dorothee Clasen, Oliver Köneke, Moritz Wallasch _ TH Köln, KISD _ Germany
informed matter
Ashish Mohite, Mariia Kochneva _ Aalto University Espoo _ Finland
Mecuris Cervical Orthosis "Emydura"
Manuel Opitz, Jannis Breuninger, Clemens Rieth, Felix Gundlack, Juliane Weinzierl, Dr. med. Simon Weidert, Anja Fischer, Carolin Taubmann _ Mecuris GmbH _ Germany
Fieldhockey Glove Buffer
Melissa Kramer _ University of Applied Sciences Potsdam _ Germany
RIG3D
Niklas Hamann _ HTW Dresden _ Bauhaus University Weimar _ Germany
Infinity Wheel
Viktoria Reidl, Lukas Hofpointner, Jakob Schmied, Roman Wurz, Harald Stepanovsky, Stefan Niedermair _ Bernstein Innovation GmbH _ Austria
Virtuelle Realität gestalten
Julian Leupold _ Michael Zöllner _ University of Applied Sciences Hof, Münchberg _ Germany
Unicaster - die parametrische E-Gitarre
Nicolai Bauchrowitz _ Kunsthochschule Kassel _ Germany
IDA
Mario Türke, Axel Hildenbrand, Stefan Pohl _ rutan GmbH _ Germany

Impressions

Jury

Diana Drewes

Haute Innovation

Marva Griffin-Wilshire

Founder and Curator SaloneSatellite

Dieter Hofmann

International Design fair blickfang

Naomi Kaempfer

Creative director Stratasys

Janne Kyttanen

Digital sculptor, serial 3D entrepreneur, angel investor

Lisa Lang

Founder ElektroCouture, Investor & Curator, FashionTech

Silvia Olp

Management aed e.V., Society for Advancement of Architecture, Engineering, Design

Davide Sher

3D Printing Business Media

Joachim Stumpp

raumPROBE Managing director

Andreas Velten

IFA3D Medical Solutions GmbH

Christoph Völcker

Head of Design and production VOXELWORLD

Wolf Udo Wagner

Wagner:Design

Kay-Uwe Witte

CEO of XO Designgroup

Jochen Zäh

Lecturer, Hochschule Düsseldorf & Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Roadshow

20th Jun 2017 – 22nd Jun 2017
Messe Erfurt Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D

All finalists will be part of the 3DPC 2017 Roadshow.The roadshow stops after this exhibition in Erfurt will be announced shortly.

22nd Jul 2017
Platform Fashion, Areal Böhler, Düsseldorf

We are happy to announce our first roadshow-stop! Our finalists of 3DPC 2017 "Immortality" and "Modeclix" will be walking at the 3D Fashion presented by Voxelworld and Lexus. The 3D Fashion show is unique in Germany and the highlight of the Platform Fashion Düsseldorf!

21st Sep 2017
aed and raumPROBE Stuttgart

The silent revolution : Modern manufacturing methods! aed invites for interesting lectures showing also 3DPC finalists 2017.

10th Nov 2017 – 12th Nov 2017
Haus.Bau.Ambiente. , Messe Erfurt

Special show of 3DPC 2017 Finalists at Haus.Bau.Ambiente. whilst the trade show anniversary.

14th Nov 2017 – 17th Nov 2017
"Materials Revolution", with Haute Innovation at Elmia Subcontractor Trade Show, Jönköping/Schweden

For the fifth time already HAUTE INNOVATION has been invited to Sweden on the occasion of subcontractor fair taking place in Jönköping with the aim of implementing and presenting a trend show on material innovations that have been developed in the past few years. This fair organized by ELMIA is the leading fair in the field of technical supplies for the manufacturing industry in Northern Europe and Scandinavia. The fair is a trendsetter and contact point for decision makers, engineers and designers. They will be offering new highlights in the field of smart materials, bio-based and sustainable material solutions, innovative lightweight construction and additive manufacturing-- 3DPC is part of it!

4th Mar 2018 – 7th Mar 2018
International hardware fair 2018 / Cologne

The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE presents together with HAUTE INNOVATION from Berlin a special exhibition with events in the field of additive manufacturing. The presentation gives an overview if the potential and new possibilities.

Press

The photos of the exhibits may be used (printed and published) only with the following declaration: „Bildquelle: Messe Erfurt GmbH / Fotograf: Marco Wicher", and only in Relation to information towards the 3D Pioneers Challenge. A usage of the photos for own purposes and own advertisement is not allowed, as the photos belong to the Messe Erfurt GmbH.

Here you may download press information and pictures of Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D 2017 of the Messe Erfurt).

Here you may find Press information of Rapidtech about the 3DPC 2017 .

Here is the press information of 3DPC 2017 for download.

Here you may download Zip files of pictures and press information 2017.

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