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Sustainable 3D printing takes top innovation prize

Sustainable 3D printing takes top innovation prize

Written by David

November 4, 2019


Griffith Innovation Challenge winners came up with an idea to produced recycled plastic filament for 3D printers. An idea to create sustainable 3D printing materials has emerged triumphant in Griffith University ’s recent Innovation Challenge.


The Griffith Innovation Challenge is a multi-disciplinary 10CP elective course any undergraduate student can enroll in and develop an idea for a new product, service or business model that has the potential to make a difference. The winning team included First Year Bachelor of Design and Bachelor of Business student Hannah Licciardo, Third Year Bachelor of Commerce student Jordan Gifford and international Bachelor of Sports and Health Management student Makoto Tanabe, with a venture they have named Envirofil.


Jordan Gifford,Hannah Licciardo and Makoto Tanabe took out the top place. Hannah said they initially wanted to create a business that 3D printed personalised items from recycled plastic filament, but when starting their research, they quickly […]

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