Annual international design competition for 3D and 4D printing
Receiving an award as part of the purmundus challenge is seen as one of the most important design-related distinctions in the field of 3D and 4D printing. The purmundus challenge has been inviting creative minds to challenge to blaze new trails in the field of product design since 2012.
The international design competition addresses itself to students, design studios, companys and instituts that like to meet the challenge of 3D and 4D printing. Almost every kind of submission is possible – from a simple concept to a market ready product.
What are the evaluation criteria?
The evaluation criterions are:
- Degree of innovation
- Relation to announcement
- Appropriateness of design for 3D or 4D printing
- Potential in comparison to conventional production
- Economic potential
- Societal potential
- User experience
The jury is free to weigh the different criterions.
What are the benefits of taking part?
In 2020 the purmundus challenge will once again be supporting designers in the 3D and 4D sectors by making participation completely free of charge. In addition to the experience, there are a number of other benefits to taking part: The design competition is an outstanding opportunity for newcomers and professionals alike to engender confidence among their potential clients and sponsors regarding their additive solutions.
As the leading international specialist trade fair in the field of additive manufacturing, Formnext offers the ideal setting for the presentation of your creative design ideas. The international presence, our broad network, the public interest and the targeted platform help make the purmundus challenge a unique experience for all participants.