International design-competition for additive manufacturing

Rapid.Tech 3D postponed!

International Hub for Additive Manufacturing: Exhibition + Conference + Networking
04 to 06 May 2021, Messe Erfurt, Germany

Understanding. Seeing. Experiencing.

Rapid.Tech 3D 2021 in Erfurt: new name, new date, unique concept

Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D is becoming Rapid.Tech 3D. Already for the 17th time Erfurt is becoming the hotspot of 3D printing. With further enhancement of  the content profile and a stronger focus on the international trade congress Erfurt invites suppliers and users of Additive Manufacturing at Messe Erfurt on 04 until 06 May 2021. Rapid.Tech 3D addresses both users and developers of generative manufacturing technology. Under the motto "Understanding. Seeing. Experience." users and providers are brought together in a targeted manner. 

The Rapid.Tech 3D is based on a perfect triad of congress - exhibition - networking. At the international trade congress, leading scientists and experts from the field will present the latest findings on industrial 3D printing. In the exhibition area, companies and research institutions present current products and technologies in the trade exhibition. The Rapid. Tech 3D continues to offer plenty of room for the joint exchange of ideas and the initiation of projects in networking - analogously in the specialist forums, at the trade fair stands, at the networking evening and in special networking corners.

Latest news

Rapid.Tech 3D 2020 in Erfurt: postponed until 4 to 6 May 2021


Rapid.Tech 3D, Germany’s longest-running conference and trade fair for additive technologies, has been postponed until May 2021. Current developments linked to COVID-19 have made it impossible to host Rapid.Tech 3D from 5 to 7 May 2020 as originally...


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17th Rapid.Tech 3D trade congress launches call for papers – presentations can be submitted for ten specialist forums– deadlines are the January 20 and February 12, 2020


3D Pioneers Challenge enters its fifth year – project applications to be submitted by March 5, 2020


Numbers, Data, Facts

180 Exhibitors
4500 Visitors
2600qm Exhibition-