We’re thrilled to announce that Makers Empire is a winner in the NewSchools Ignite Science Learning Challenge.

NewSchools Ignite is an initiative of NewSchools Venture Fund, a philanthropic investor headquartered in Oakland, California.


NewSchools Ignite supports entrepreneurs working to address the most pressing gaps in K-12 education technology.

Makers Empire has been selected as a key player in helping address the gaps in both achieving better STEM outcomes for underserved students and the availability of appropriate tools and resources for teachers to help achieve better outcomes.


“After a rigorous selection process, today we are thrilled to announce our very first NewSchools Ignite cohort: 15 innovative edtech companies  that span the K-12 spectrum and focus on a variety of science domains” New Schools Ignite


NewSchools is committed to transforming public education through powerful ideas and passionate entrepreneurs so that all children — especially those in underserved communities — have the opportunity to succeed.


Makers Empire: Better learning by design

Makers Empire helps K-8 teachers teach STEM/STEAM concepts, design thinking principles and 21st century learning skills using 3D printing. Our pioneering 3D solutions for schools — 3D Learning Program and Learning by Design Course — include 3D modelling software, over 100 curriculum-aligned lesson plans and professional development. Makers Empire is used by thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students in Australia, the USA, Asia and Europe. Join our community today!

  • Ideal for those ready to make a decision about Makers Empire's suitablity for their individual school. For district deals, please choose Book Demo.
  • Ideal for those looking at budget planning and implementation, those who want to learn if Makers Empire is a good fit and those who have lots of questions.
  • Ideal for those who are short on time and those wanting to learn more about integrating 3D design and printing into the K-8 classroom.