Business and career opportunities around 3D printing

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Business and career opportunities around 3D printing

  1. 1. Business and career opportunites around 3D Printng Innovation Club 07/11/2013 Ramun Berger, 89grad
  2. 2. Agenda ● ● ● Introducton 3D printng Overview of some business (opportunites) Q&A
  3. 3. About me and my company: 89grad ● ● ● Living in Berne (Switzerland) 2.5y old daughter Professional background: ● ● ● ● ● Communicaton Systems at EPFL R&D group of Swisscom Creaton of own startup company in 2010 Hobbies: Sports, Tinkering, Photography, IT 89grad ● ● Innovaton & Prototyping (www.89grad.ch) FabLab Bern (fablab-bern.ch)
  4. 4. Agenda ● ● ● Introducton 3D printng Overview of some business (opportunites) Q&A
  5. 5. + =3D printer http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:Heissklebepistole.jpg&filetimestamp=20060326150714 http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:Epson_PM-700C.jpg&filetimestamp=20090812054801
  6. 6. 3D Printng - Possibilites and use cases
  7. 7. Some headlines related to 3D printng... ● 3D-printed sugar network to help grow artficial liver ● How 3D printng can revolutonise healthcare, manufacturing ● The iPhone MacPro Case: 3D-Print Yours for Free! ● Burritobot asks: Would you eat a burrito made by a 3D printer?
  8. 8. 3D Printng has many advantages. ● ● ● ● ● ● (Quick) visualisatons Customer feedback on the real object Inexpensive producton of single objects Mass-customisaton Producton of objects, which are „impossible“ to fabricate in a traditonal way ...
  9. 9. 3D Printng is not new – it is already being used in many industries! ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Car industry Fashion Healthcare and medical services Architecture Prototyping and development Arts Aircraf constructon ...
  10. 10. Agenda ● ● ● Introduction 3D printng Overview of some business (opportunites) Q&A
  11. 11. Food for thoughts. Stores Selling Technology Services Unclear Production Finance
  12. 12. Technology – Go and watch Kickstarter.com!
  13. 13. Technology – Build better 3D printers! ● ● e.g. Ultmaking (www.ultmaker.com): Started as a FabLab project 3y ago – 30+ person company today e.g. MakerBot (www.makerbot.com): Small company with some investors – recently got bought by Stratasys (400Mio).
  14. 14. Sell something – sell the boxes ● Conrad, Brack, Pearl.de,...
  15. 15. Sell something – e.g. sell supplies ● 3d printer filament: ● ● In 2011: 0 shops in Switzerland In 2013 3 bigger shops and +1 new per month
  16. 16. Producton - 3D walk-in stores http://3d-model.ch
  17. 17. Producton – P2P Producton http://3dhubs.com
  18. 18. Producton - FabLabs http://fablab-bern.ch
  19. 19. Services – Selling iPhone cases http://3dpcase.sculpteo.com
  20. 20. Services – Event Printng http://89grad.ch
  21. 21. Financial ideas... http://ubs.com/3dprint
  22. 22. Stll unclear – Object libraries http://thingiverse.com
  23. 23. Stll unclear – Free 3D Apps http://123dapp.com
  24. 24. Agenda ● ● ● Introducton 3D printng Overview of some business (opportunites) Q&A
  25. 25. Get in contact! Ramun Berger 89grad GmbH Eigerstrasse 12 3007 Bern ramun.berger@89grad.ch 079 597 35 60 www.89grad.ch www.fablab-bern.ch

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