International competition for design in 3D and 4D printing

Invitation to submit

We want you to join us in investigating 3D and 4D printing. As a trend radar, the purmundus challenge offers you the opportunity to get to know the AM market and be inspired by innovations. You can find a regular outlook on our social media channels, which we hereby invite you to view.

Entries for the international 3D printing ideas competition are next being accepted in June 2021.


The Newcomer Prize was first awarded in partnership with Addmio in 2020. The purpose of this category is draw particular attention to students, start-ups and newcomers. The winner will design the 2021 Newcomer Prize with Addmio’s support.

Yejun Fu, the winner of this category, is currently working on this year’s trophy for the winner of the Newcomer Prize with Addmio’s assistance. The first draft designs are already finished, and we love them! You can look forward to the result, and we will of course keep you updated.

Partner 2021



Jury 2021

Christoph Behling - Christoph Behling Design Ltd.
Prof. Richard Bibb - Loughborough University
Isabelle Fröhlich - Volkswagen AG
Tilla Goldberg - Ippolito Fleitz Group GmbH
James Helliwell - hyperTunnel Limited
Dr. Alexander Hildebrandt - Festo AG & Co. KG
Frank Kleemann - Freelance industrial designer
Andreas Pany - Ernst Strassacker GmbH & Co. KG
Prof. Dali Sun - Beijing University of Technology
Graham Tromans - G. P. Tromans Associates
Dr. Clara Usma - Deakin University