Academic Contest

Submissions are OPEN! Submit before:
March 8, 2024
🥇 $500 + |🥈 $300 |🥉 $100

Calling all students and researchers!
Join our Consumer Product Design Contest and showcase your skills in implicit design!

We challenge you to use geometry to solve unique design problems.

Use metamaterials to enhance the functionality of a consumer product  
Let your innovative ideas shine and make an impact in the field of DfAM design for additive manufacturing.

Get your parts printed by EOS!

How to Participate

  1. Apply for a FREE Educational License
  2. Log onto using the same email
  3. Submit your project
  4. Stand a chance to win cash prizes and gain visibility in the industry!

Who Should Participate

This contest is designed for higher-level academic students and researchers. It's your chance to make a meaningful contribution to the field of DfAM (Design for Additive Manufacturing) while competing for fantastic prizes and recognition.

Contest Details

Eligibility Criteria

Open to all students with an Educational License on our app.

Submission Requirements

  • Submissions will be accepted anytime between January 24th, 2024 (12:00AM ET) to March 1st, 2024 (12:00AM ET)
  • One entry per student
  • Must follow the submission criteria described below


The designs will be judged based on the following criteria:
Innovation: Does the design show creative thinking? Does it stand out compared to other designs? Is the idea unique and original?
Design: Is the design printable? Will the design be suitable for the function it is intended for? How practical is the design?
Metafold Functionality: Was Metafold functionality used to improve and enhance the design?


All prizes in USD, will be delivered to the winning participants via amazon gift card (winners will select amazon region.)
Winner of 1st place will additionally have their design printed by EOS and be invited to discuss their design in a blog post on the website which will be publicized through our marketing efforts on LinkedIn.

🚀 This is just the beginning! We'll be hosting student contests every quarter, each with unique themes across various disciplines, so keep your eye out for more chances to win.

🔍 Suggest a Theme: Have a theme in mind for our next contest? We'd love to hear from you! Share your suggestions.

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A few ideas to get you started:

Seat Cushion

Bike Saddle