GE Additive Education Program for Primary and Secondary Schools

Details for GE's Additive Education Program of 2017-2018

Polar 3D

GE Additive Education Program 2017 - 2018

GE believes giving students access to additive technologies will help accelerate the adoption of advanced manufacturing worldwide. That’s why GE is investing $10 million over the next five years in educational programs aimed at developing future additive talent.  It’s all part of GE’s passion for improving student outcome and introducing future generations to new technologies.


Program Details

Under the GE Additive Education Program for Primary and Secondary Schools (“GE Program”), each participating school will receive a Polar classroom package consisting of the following:

Polar Cloud Premium Membership

  • Full license/access to GE Sponsored STEAMtrax Curricula for life of the Program

  • Membership in the GE Program Group

  • Eligible to participate in GE Program Challenges

  • Special Programming, including weekly GE Program Webinars & Training

  • Premium Support including dedicated account management

  • Analytics on your School’s Activities and GE Program Aggregated Data


Two 3D Printers

  • Both printers Polar Cloud enabled

  • Integrated with Google Classroom and accessible via any browser

  • 12 Rolls of filament (6 for each 3D printer)

  • Full warranty coverage

STEAMtrax License

  • Full STEAMtrax License during the duration of the Program

  • STEAMtrax Kit Tinkering with Turbines

Polar Farm Access

  • Access to the GE Additive Polar Farm, a bank of Printers made available to participating schools to manage overflow situations (additional fees apply)

  • Digital Manufacturing experiences in local and distributed environments


The GE Program’s first year will run from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018.  Selected Schools will receive their Polar classroom package in August and may register below for webinar and training sessions.  If you are not in this year’s inaugural class of participating schools, please sign up below to be notified when 2018 Application Forms become available. 


Sponsored by GE

Sponsored by GE