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Stratasys selects winners for 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge


April 28, 2015
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Apr. 27, 2015 – Stratasys, a provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has selected winners for the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge.

This worldwide contest gives students in secondary and post-secondary educational institutions the opportunity to redesign an existing product or to create a new product that improves how a task is accomplished. Entries were evaluated based on creativity, being mechanically sound, and being realistically achievable.

The 2015 Canadian winners are:

Art and Architecture
• First place: Helix-Shaped Sharpener; Haya Alnibari and Ti Fu; Ryerson University; Toronto, Ont.

Secondary Education Engineering
• Third place: Socket Cube Concept; Li Cheng Yu; Etobicoke Collegiate Institute; Toronto, Ont.
 
Post-Secondary Engineering
• Second place: Flex Key; Mahan Navabi and Mark Eyk; Ryerson University; Toronto, Ont.
• Third place: Ice Twist; Alexandre Beznogov and Jossef Roozitalab Shirazi; Ryerson University, Toronto, Ont.

New this year, the first-place student winner in the post-secondary category wins a trip to a 2015 3D printing/additive manufacturing conference (location to be determined). The company is also awarding first place winners a $2,500 scholarship, with second and third place winners a $1,000 scholarship. The instructor of the first place winner in each category receives a demo 3D printer to use in the classroom for a limited time.