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Help the Poor with 3D Printing and Win $100,000!

December 10, 2013 | 14:37
Help the Poor with 3D Printing and Win $100,000!
Help the Poor with 3D Printing and Win $100,000!

Have you ever thought about the social benefits of 3D printing? What is the potential for this technology to help relieve poverty in developing countries?

 

To find out, Techfortrade, a charity with a mission to alleviate poverty through trade by developing mobile phone-based trading in products and services, has launched a global competition that aims to unearth new groundbreaking ideas that exploit developments in 3D printing, mobile phone based scanning technology and web based design applications to improve the incomes and livelihoods of people in developing countries. The 3D4D Challenge is funded with a $100k prize to enable the winning entry to be implemented.

 

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