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September Newsletter

Design Challenge Updates

Fall is arriving and we are getting ready to open registration for the popup challenge! We’ve posted a new information ...


New License

As part of the popup design challenge, we are pleased to announce that we have updated the license for popupCAD. We have switched to the MIT license, which should allow anyone to use the software as they see fit. We hope you will make something amazing, beautiful, functional...


Contest Announcement

We are excited to announce the first ever pop-up design challenge, sponsored by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Visit the contest page to learn more, and stay tuned for more announcements throughout the summer, a...


New Website

As you can see, the website has gone through a transformation lately. This is in anticipation of a summer of code development, tutorial rollouts, and classroom content we hope to build in preparation for the popup contest to be announced at the end of the month.

We are hoping that the...



We are pleased to announce the release of popupCAD, a design tool which facilitates the development of laminate devices, popup mechanisms, and flat-foldable structures.

This project is early in development, and can hopefully be used as a platform for collaboration across labs. If you a...


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