RapidPro Award

Developments in the field of materials are key to the success of the Additive Manufacturing industry. During RapidPro, the RapidPro Award is therefore presented to the company, knowledge institution or student team which has made an important contribution in the area of:

"Materials for Additive Manufacturing"

There are no restrictions on eligible materials. Think of: metals, plastics, composites, ceramics, food or programmable materials.

In addition to the RapidPro Award, the winner will also receive € 1000 (to be spent on Mikrocentrum products) and publicity for the project or product in various media channels.

Send in your nomination before December 1rst, 2018!

Do you have or do you know a promising and distinctive material solution or application in the field of Additive Manufacturing? Send in your nomination before December 1rst, 2018. All entries will be judged by an independent jury consisting of a team of experts and material experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing

When you nominate a project or solution, we ask you to:

  • Present the material or application on RapidPro 2019
  • Deliver a business case or study case of the contribution in the field of materials. This must include:
    • Documentation of the process, preferably including visual material (if possible)
    • (Physical) representation of the material / application

Send in your nomination

About the RapidPro 2018 Award winner

10XL won the RapidPro 2018 Award with the unique combination of different techniques: robotics, 3D-printing and an external axis for a long table (6 meters). This combination offers many possibilities. What makes 10XL stand out is that they print functional parts with recycled plastics. In doing so, they respond to the circular economy trend and give plastic waste a meaningful second life.

10XL wint RapidPro start up award