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Two Teams, One Goal: Going the Extra Mile for 3D Printing

Nils Torke
August 17, 2017

Materialise employees never hesitate to go the extra mile. Two of our teams from Munich and Bremen recently took the chance to participate at their local B2RUN, running a total of 6km.

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3D Printing Exhibition Opens in the Red Dot Design Museum: Making a Difference/A Difference in Making

Vanessa Palsenbarg
September 27, 2016

The 27th of September marked an important date for Materialise. Our exhibition, Making a Difference/A Difference in Making, finally opened at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen. This is the second leg of its tour, after a successful debut at the BOZAR in Brussels during the spring of 2015.

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Encouraging a Healthy Workplace: Materialise Germany does the B2RUN

Stephanie Benoit
July 28, 2016

B2RUN is an initiative started in Germany and companies can participate in a 6km race as a way of encouraging their employees to stay fit and healthy. Many companies do the race as a teambuilding exercise, to promote a healthy workplace, or just for fun! Our Materialise Germany office joined in the B2RUN race in Munich just a few weeks ago.

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Akkuschrauberrennen 2016: 3D-Printed Vehicles Powered by Electric Screwdrivers Battle It out on the Racetrack

Stephanie Benoit
July 14, 2016

The Akkuschrauberrennen has been held at the HAWK Hochschule in Hildesheim for the past nine years. The concept is simple: each team needs to construct a vehicle that can carry at least one person, and which is powered by an electric screwdriver. The Hochschule of Emden-Leer also enters their very own team in each edition, and has managed to win the “speed” category quite a few times since they first joined in 2009. This year, the organizers of the Akkuschrauberrennen spiced things up a little by decreeing that at least 50cm of the vehicle had to be 3D printed – as well as being sustainable and organic in design.

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The Opening of Our Metal Facility in Bremen: Retracing the Steps of the Past

Vanessa Palsenbarg
April 14, 2016

In 1988, a young engineer named Fried Vancraen visited a research facility in Bremen Germany, and while there, saw one of the first 3D printers up and running in Europe. For the entire drive back to Leuven, his mind was racing with the applications that could one day be made possible by what this early-stage technology had to offer. Just one year later, Fried did an FFF funding round (friends, fools and family), purchased his very own 3D printer, and opened a small prototyping company called Materialise.

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Stem Cell Donor Drive at Materialise Germany: Working for a Better, Healthier World

Radhika Dhuru
August 05, 2015

How urgent is the global fight against leukemia? To give the example of Germany, a patient is diagnosed with leukemia every 16 minutes – and only one-third of them find a suitable stem cell donor within their family.

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