Shapeways and DJI are Teaming up to Launch a Drone Design Competition


It’s no surprise that drones are really taking off these days, and the possibilities of what you can do with them are soaring to new heights. You can fly one for fun, take beautiful aerial images, and even carry goods from one place to another.

3D printing enables anyone to create amazing products – from jewelry and figurines to smartphone cases and drone accessories. Now, the industry leaders in 3D printing and drone manufacturing, Shapeways and DJI, are teaming up to challenge you to push the possibilities even higher.

Design an accessory for a DJI drone, upload it to, and be entered to win a new DJI Phantom 3 and $1000 in Shapeways 3D printing credit!

Judging based on the following criteria:

Representatives from DJI and Shapeways will narrow down the field of entries to the top 10 models.

Adam Savage, host of Mythbusters and an industrial designer and educator, will select the Grand Prize winner, and three runners up.



Vali Ciobanu

World traveler, husband to an amazing wife, founder of Droneblog, co-founder to a sweet baby girl. Making the world a better place one drone at a time, by sharing your story.

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