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Cranfield University launches Metal Additive Manufacturing MSc

Cranfield University in Bedford, UK, has just received official approval to launch a new Master’s Degree in Metal Additive Manufacturing. Now accepting applications for October 2019 intake, this MSc will give students direct access to the university’s state-of-the-art Wire + Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) systems, and the chance to work on projects for the WAAMMat consortium of 20 […]

3DEO tackles metal additive manufacturing barriers with educational webinar series

3DEO, the Californian developer of Intelligent Layering metal 3D printing technology, is tackling the barriers of metal additive manufacturing in its first live webinar on March 28th. Matthew Petros, 3DEO CEO, will host the educational webinar “Metal 3D Printing Made Easy from Prototyping to Production” at 11 am (PST) to provide insight on how the […]

Lithoz installs 3D printer at Colorado School of Mines, marking new membership with ADAPT consortium

Austrian ceramic 3D printing specialist Lithoz has joined the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), an industry-academia consortium dedicated to solving challenges in additive manufacturing. Through the partnership, Lithoz also installed its CeraFab 7500 ceramic 3D printer at the Colorado School of Mines, where the ADAPT consortium is headquartered. The installation of […]

RIT and Autodesk agree university-wide software expansion

The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in New York has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with award-winning 3D software company Autodesk. As part of the partnership agreement between the two entities, Autodesk software will be used to expand RIT’s multidisciplinary educational initiatives across the university. The signing of the MOU took place during a […]

GE launches 2019 Additive Education Program for primary and secondary schools

Award winning OEM GE Additive is now accepting applications from primary and secondary schools for the 2019/2020 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). GE Additive, a subsidiary of American conglomerate General Electric (GE), set up the program in 2017 with plans of investing a total of $10 million over five years in educational programs […]

Markforged launches Additive Manufacturing University to accelerate adoption of 3D printing

Boston-based 3D printer manufacturer Markforged has launched its Additive Manufacturing University program – a new scheme of workshops, learning exercises, on-site trianing and resources. The program has the goal of accelerating the adoption of 3D printing in industry, closing the knowledge gap between additive design and operations for manufacturers, allowing businesses to understand the potential benefits of […]

GE Power adds 3D printing lab for Clemson University students

At its Advanced Manufacturing Works (AMW) in Greenville, South Carolina, GE Power has installed three 3D printing machines. These machines are for the use of Clemson University students who can now work side by side with GE engineers at the newly established Advanced Manufacturing Lab. James P. Clements, Clemson President, said, “Our state is a […]

PrintLab aims to close 3D printing skills gap with new license offering

UK-based 3D printing curriculum developer PrintLab has launched two new unlimited-use licences for schools, non-profits, consultants and training programs. Each available on an annual basis, the Site License and Instructor License extend the PrintLab Classroom offering, facilitating access to the company’s archive of dedicated lesson plans. With more freedom of how PrintLab Classroom is used throughout […]

Getting teachers talking about 3D printing, a BETT 2019 report

According to STEM Learning, a UK provider of STEM careers support, STEM roles are expected to double in next 10 years. Yet, the organization predicts there will be a shortfall of 173,000 skilled workers, with 89% of STEM businesses struggling to recruit. To combat this, UK education systems are incorporating more STEM teaching into their curriculum, […]