Enter Your Project Now!

Project of the Year 2022 submissions are now open! Enter your design for a chance to win cool prizes. Hurry! Submissions end June 6th.


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How to Enter Project of the Year

  1. You've created an awesome project using Dassault Systèmes solutions.
  2. Enter your design! Submissions are open until June 6th. Make sure to tag us on Instagram to participate in the IG portion! @3DXEdu
  3. Time to vote! Voting opens June 6 – 20th. Tell all your friends and family!
  4. Winners will be announced on July 9th.

How to Win

  • 5 Winners will be chosen by popular vote here starting June 6th
  • 4 Brand projects will be chosen: these will be awarded to the best SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, SIMULIA , and 3DEXCITE projects; selected by a dedicated Dassault Systèmes Jury
  • 1 Jury prize winner will be chosen by a Jury
  • 3 Sustainability prize winners will be chosen by a Jury
  • 3 of the best 3DEXPERIENCE projects will be selected by Dassault Systèmes employees
  • 1 Instagram prize rewarding the most liked reposted Instagram project showcased on our page @3DXEdu

All the results will be published here and on our social media networks.

You have 6 ways to win 17 prizes including a Microsoft Surface, Nintendo Switch, and more!

Judging Criteria

100 total possible points + 20 potential bonus points.

  • Innovation (20 pts)
    • Originality + creativity
    • Innovative design
  • Design (25 pts)
    • Multidisciplinary
    • Quality/complexity of the model
  • Collaboration (20 pts)
    • Number of participants/collaborators
    • Teamwork
    • Time spent on project
  • Sustainability (15 pts)
    • Positive impact on nature i.e. materials, energy, etc.
  • Pitch (20 pts)
    • Description + screenshots/HD rendering
    • Interactive explanation (EXCITE Xp)
    • Story telling (Video)
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Bonus

100 total possible points + 20 potential bonus points.

  • Innovation (20 pts)
    • Originality and creativity of the project
    • Innovative nature of the design
  • Design (30 pts)
    • Multidisciplinary nature of the project
    • Quality and complexity of the model(s)
  • Collaboration (20 pts)
    • Number of participants/collaborators
    • Teamwork
    • Time spent on project
  • Sustainability (15 pts)
    • Positive impact on nature i.e. materials, energy, etc.
  • Pitch (project presentation) (15 pts)
    • Description and screenshot(s) of the rendered project
    • Rendering visual quality
    • Interactive explanation or video
  • Bonus Points

100 total possible points + 20 potential bonus points.

  • Innovation (20 pts)
    • Originality of the project
    • Innovative design
  • Design (20 pts)
    • Multidisciplinary nature of the project
    • Quality and complexity of the model(s)
  • Sustainability (50 pts)
    • Positive impact on the environment i.e. materials, energy, etc.
  • Pitch (project presentation) (10 pts)
    • Description and screenshot(s) of the rendered project
    • Rendering visual quality
    • Interactive explanation or video
  • Bonus Points

100 total possible points + 20 bonus points.

  • Pitch (project presentation) (20 pts)
    • Photo(s) and/or video(s) of the project
    • Description of the project
  • Design (50 pts)
    • Complexity of the model(s)
    • Multidisciplinary nature of the project
  • Innovation (30 pts)
    • Originality of the project
    • Innovative nature of the project design
  • Bonus Points

100 total possible points + 20 bonus points.

  • Innovation (20 pts)
    • Originality and creativity of the project
    • Innovative design
  • Design (40 pts)
    • Multidisciplinary nature of the project
    • Quality and complexity of the model(s)
  • Sustainability (20 pts)
    • Positive impact on the environment i.e. materials, energy, etc.
  • Pitch (project presentation) (20 pts)
    • Description and screenshot(s) of the rendered project
    • Rendering visual quality
    • Interactive explanation or video of the project
  • Bonus Points

100 total possible points + 20 potential bonus points.

  • Engineering: challenges and impacts (20 pts)
    • The project has a positive impact in a particular field
  • Originality (20 pts)
    • The project displays originality or creativity in its research methodology and/or interpretation of the results
    • The project explores a new issue, or an existing issue with an original approach
  • Overall communication (20 pts)
    • The student has the capacity to communicate in a simple, clear and concise manner about the challenges, results and limitations of his or her project.
    • The project makes use of images, videos, presentations to support the project pitch
  • Level of difficulty of the project (20 pts)
    • The results make a meaningful scientific contribution
    • The project’s complexity in view of the Participant’s academic level
  • Teamwork, collaboration and management (20 pts)
    • The project pitch evidences group work and meaningful collaboration
    • The project arouses the interest of other groups or makes them want to contribute to it
  • Bonus Points

100 total possible points + 20 potential bonus points.

  • Pitch Your Project (20 pts)
    • Project description & compelling storytelling
    • Diversity of rendered images, videos, and presentations used to support the project pitch
    • Experience interactivity: the more the better!
  • Make it Visual (30 pts)
    • Visual quality of the project and the experience
  • Contextualize it in 3D (20 pts)
    • Complexity and richness of the experience
    • Overall usage of the Virtual Storyteller role offering
  • Teamwork, Collaboration & Management (20 pts)
    • Illustrate your collaborative efforts between team members, time zones, etc.
  • Evangelization of your project (10 pts)
    • Create a short "Behind the Scenes" post & share the 'MAKING OF' your experience with other users in the 3DEXCITE User Community VIA 3DStory or video as a foundation of the post
  • Bonus Points