There are lots of intersecting factors that businesses in this field include. Most of the students are opting 3D printing as one of the business opportunity. They are showing interest from aerospace to regenerative medicine, how to industrialist, from toys to movie props, creator, designers and end user will connect. A group of students are interested in this holistic perspective and their story is an example for other students who are looking to enter into 3D printing.
At Free University of Brussels, Wesly Jacobs is the student of commercial engineering course. This course involves tying down a specialization around mid way via the syllabus. They should choose a topic for academic research with a sole internship opportunity and this is named as Technology Business Development Project. The team came up with a business model that is based on their academic research. They observed and understood the requirements of 3D printing industry. Currently the students are at the end of their semester. Now they are assembling the results of their research for due diligence. Later they aim to enact some additional validation to make sure their model is implemented practically in real world. The most significant fact of starting up a business in these days is the latest way of crowd funding. They have set an objective of creating a future enterprise among themselves, which is known as PrintPlanet. It is an online ecosystem that connects the suggestion made from main agents of 3D printing industry.