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Singapore Mini Maker Faire Design Challenge 2014

design challenge

Join now to submit your designs

Sign up for training sessions

The Singapore Mini Maker Faire Design Challenge is collaboration between Science Centre Singapore and Autodesk Singapore.  In this open challenge, participants are encouraged to submit their 3D designs under the theme of “Design What’s next!” There will be free training sessions held at Science Centre Singapore to empower participants to take part in the challenge. More details are as given below. Please indicate your interest in participating in the challenge. Submissions for the challenge can be made through the Singapore Mini Maker Faire Facebook page from 15th March 2014

Find out more about the 3 Day Inventor essentials certification programme that the winners will take part in.

Date/Time Activity Remarks
15th March 2014 Submissions open
26th April 2014, 10am-12nn Challenge training For public
17th May 2014, 10am-12nn Challenge Training For students only
24th May 2014, 10am-12nn Challenge Training For students only
27th June 2014 Closing Date for submissions
19th July 2014 Announcement of results
26th July 2014 Awards ceremony

 Designs should be created using Autodesk technology, i.e, Autodesk Fusion, 123D family, AutoCAD Inventor etc. Autodesk will provide free student software for students and facilitators, as well as training.


education software

School Download: Free licenses to schools

Student and Educator Download: 3D design software for students and educators

Autodesk Fusion ,  123D software. 

 Science Centre Admission applies to non members and non IM members for attending the training sessions

Several resources are available online to help with your design process, These include Autodesk digital STEM123D, mesh Mixer, Instructables, AutoCAD and Autodesk inventor, Autodesk Fusion

What can I submit?

Participants can log in to our challenge submission page using their facebook account. To enter, click “Join Event” and “Add photo/ video”. Upload your photo and write a short paragraph about why your design is What’s next.

Some samples of designs




How to make the SMMF 2014 Keychain

If you have been to our Singapore Mini Maker Faire lead up events for 2014, you will have received a DIY key chain kit. Here is what you can Make with the kit. Happy Making!

Download SMMF Keychain cube template here

Where to find stuff: The coin battery can be found at most grocery stores. LEDs are available at Sim Lim Tower.