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[October 09, 2014]

Stratasys Accepting Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Submissions [Professional Services Close - Up]

(Professional Services Close - Up Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Stratasys recently reported that it is accepting submissions to the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge through Feb. 11.

In a release, the Company noted that challenge invites students in engineering, design and art or architecture to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished or to redesign an existing product.

Entries should be mechanically sound, realistic and achievable, and are judged based on: -Mechanical design and part integrity -Description (written and/or video) -Design creativity -Product usefulness -Aesthetics (art or architecture category) Individual students or two-person teams are required to create designs using 3D CAD software and to submit their design files in .STL format to Stratasys online, along with a written description and/or a 30-second video explaining the value and benefit of the Extreme Redesign model.

Categories include: -Engineering: Secondary Education (middle and high school) -Engineering: Post-Secondary (university, college or post- secondary) -Art or architecture (any grade level) New this year, the first-place student winner in the post- secondary category will win a trip to a 3D printing/additive manufacturing conference in 2015 (location to be determined). First- place winners in every category will receive $2,500 (US dollars) scholarships, and the instructor of the first-place student will receive a demo 3D printer for a limited time to use in the classroom. Second and third place winners will receive $1,000 (US dollars) scholarships. The top-ten entries in each category will receive a Stratasys apparel item (value up to $50) and regional semi- finalists will receive a 3D printed model of their design. Each person who enters will receive an official Extreme Redesign T- shirt.

Stratasys is a provider of 3D printing and additive and additive manufacturing solutions.

More information and complete details: stratasys.com ((Comments on this story may be sent to newsdesk@closeupmedia.com)) (c) 2014 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.

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