3D PRINT unveils young talented companies pushing further the limits of additive manufacturing with the Start-up Contest!

The Start-up Contest puts the spotlight on young companies offering revolutionary solutions in additive manufacturing. They compete for the prize of the most innovative start-up in additive manufacturing.

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After a first selection made by a Jury of experts, the start-ups in the running present their solutions in additive manufacturing through dynamic and innovative pitches during a dedicated round table in the workshop area. The winner is then announced at the end of the ceremony.

This competition is a unique opportunity to connect brands and principals looking for unique 3D printing solutions with highly motivated young companies. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay posted on the contest (nominated start-ups, award ceremony, nominees solutions…)!

You are a start-up and you want to expose your solution to the whole 3D community? Participate in the contest by downloading the
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Nominated start-up for the Start-up Contest 2022

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Thanks to a patented and innovative cold plasma powder modification process, AM 4 AM is able to give conventional alloys new properties: complex shapes and new characteristics. They have developed the first high strength aluminum alloy, HiPerA, a high performance material with an extremely low carbon impact.
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F3NICE has established a circular economy ecosystem to drive sustainability in the additive manufacturing sector, which today has a heavy ecological footprint due to metals from the traditional steel industry. They developed and patented a greener raw material. Today they are in partnership with international oil companies such as Equinor and Shell.
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Marklix develops a set of Saas solutions. From production management to automated costing and online order taking, Marklix enables service providers to make their machines more profitable, without spending too much time on order taking.
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Minorga has patented the 3D stone wire for FDM 3D printers, made from an alloy composed of 80% Occitan marble, which allows the transformation of natural mineral powders into valuable materials for an Industry of the Future technology.


Nobula is a start-up specializing in 3D printing on glass, originating from KTH in Sweden. Their DGLD (Direct Glass Laser Deposition) technology enables true 3D printing of glass, which is fast, affordable and energy efficient.
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POOLP has developed an XL 3D printing technology that offers great design freedom and transforms plastic waste, recycled plastics and bio-based materials into high value products for 100% circular production. Their urban microfactory is capable of manufacturing customized, eco-friendly furniture solutions from waste plastics and/or biobased materials.