Category Archives: Education

UL and Tooling U-SME officially partner to launch Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification program

Following the release of the Additive Manufacturing Safety Certification for powder handling, UL, a global safety science company, and Tooling U-SME, a leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, have finalized an agreement to create a single source for training and professional additive manufacturing certification. With this partnership, the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals program, previously developed by Tooling […]

I took a SolidWorks training course with Solid Solutions

SolidWorks is a CAD and CAE program published by Dassault Systèmes. Solid Solutions, a SolidWorks reseller, ran a training course for the software in London, promoting their subscription service. SolidWorks training courses As someone with limited experience of using CAD software, it was interesting to use SolidWorks. Going into the event I had some preconceptions about what […]

I took a SolidWorks training course with Solid Solutions

SolidWorks is a CAD and CAE program published by Dassault Systèmes. Solid Solutions, a SolidWorks reseller, ran a training course for the software in London, promoting their subscription service. SolidWorks training courses As someone with limited experience of using CAD software, it was interesting to use SolidWorks. Going into the event I had some preconceptions about what […]

learnbylayers partners with the National STEM Learning Centre to bring more 3D printing to schools

learnbylayers, a provider of 3D printing educational resources, has partnered with the National STEM Learning Centre based at the University of York in UK. As part of the partnership, the STEM Learning Centre will be running a free two day course this summer on “Using 3D printers creatively in KS3 and KS4,” preparing primary and secondary […]

learnbylayers partners with the National STEM Learning Centre to bring more 3D printing to schools

learnbylayers, a provider of 3D printing educational resources, has partnered with the National STEM Learning Centre based at the University of York in UK. As part of the partnership, the STEM Learning Centre will be running a free two day course this summer on “Using 3D printers creatively in KS3 and KS4,” preparing primary and secondary […]

Win a Lulzbot 3D printer with McGill University and MyMiniFactory

3D printable object sharing platform MyMiniFactory and student society MAMSS from Canada’s McGill University have announced a new 3D design challenge for university and college students. The first collaboration between MyMiniFactory and MAMSS the competition is sponsored by 3D printer manufacturer Aelph Objects. How to enter Participants must design an object that represents their university […]

UK’s first additive manufacturing apprenticeship launching this September

This September, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), based in the UK, will launch what are described as the UK’s first additive manufacturing apprenticeships, with the goal of addressing skills shortages within the industry. The MTC is an independent research and technology organisation, aiming to bridge the gap between academia and industry. It was founded in 2010 […]

BEEVERYCREATIVE, Siemens and CadFlow open i-Experience Centers 4.0 for next gen manufacturing

Portuguese 3D printing technology developer BEEVERYCREATIVE has joined with Siemens and 3D software company CadFlow to launch i-Experience Centers 4.0 across Portugal. The first of these centers, designed to boost a national commitment to Industry 4.0 technical developments, was inaugurated in Alfragide, 10km outside central Lisbon. Manuel Caldeira Cabral, the Portuguese Minister for Economic Affairs, Pedro Pires […]

Auburn University, NASA, EWI and ASTM establish National Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

Worldwide technical standards organization ASTM International has selected three partners that it believes will help advance the current state of additive manufacturing. Proposals from North American engineering and technology firm EWI and an Auburn University-NASA collective were selected from dozens of other applications submitted in December 2017. Together, the partner organizations have now established the National […]

Manchester Metropolitan unveils £6m 3D printing hub

Manchester Metropolitan University and Tatton Estate Management have revealed plans for a £6 million, 40,000 sq ft 3D printing facility in Cheshire’s Yarwood Heath Farm site.   An agreement to jointly develop the Cheshire 3D Print Hub, C3D, will be signed by both parties on Thursday, March 15. MMU’s expanding 3D Printing ambitions The hub […]