International competition of design ideas for 3D and 4D printing
The 2019 purmundus challenge shines a spotlight on forward-looking product ideas from 18 countries on 5 continents under the motto “Beyond 3D printing” in hall 12.1-E09.
A total of 38 finalists now stand a chance of winning the prestigious purmundus challenge trophy. The finalists in this year’s purmundus challenge are innovative, forward-looking concepts in the fields of medicine, 4D printing, bionics, mobility, safety and packaging. In addition to a fashion collection and jewellery, this year’s finalists include a design product from the cosmetics sector. Products in the fields of lifestyle, furnishings, art and household are also in the running, as are instruments and a biathlon rifle. Two printing technologies and a new materials are also on show.
The international panel will choose the winners of the purmundus challenge and present them with their awards in the AM4U Area of hall 11.1 - D29 on 21 November 2019 at 5:00 p.m. This is the fourth time that the 3D and 4D printing award for the purmundus challenge has been presented in Frankfurt. The award ceremony will be broadcast live from the Formnext exhibition via the Facebook portal.