Erfurt, Germany. Rapid Tech, the international trade show and conference for additive manufacturing is squarely aimed at users and developers of additive manufacturing technologies. With participants from over 20 countries, Rapid Tech combines a world-class convention and user conference for new technologies with specialist forums covering areas such as science, tools, aerospace and medical technology, making it a truly unique event. In addition, the Rapid Tech user conference and exhibition offers a platform for knowledge exchange between researchers, developers, designers and users. Presentations include Industry 4.0, 15 years of 3D printing, industrial additives, AM technology challenges and more. The 3D Pioneers Challenge seeks to discover specialists from around the world who are thinking outside the box and pushing boundaries on all major disciplines in 3D printing, such as fashion, automotive, medicine, architecture and design.