Category Archives: Education

PrintLab expands 3D printing curriculum

PrintLab, a UK based 3D printing reseller, has announced the launch of additional language options for its PrintLab Classroom learning program. The first new language to be available will be Polish, with Spanish and Chinese versions set to launch later this year. The Polish version was done in collaboration with Polish 3D Technology & Education […]

PwC launches program to train employees in 3D printing, blockchain and more

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a multinational consultancy firm based in London, has launched a two-year Digital Accelerator program to boost the skills of its employees. The program replaces 1,000 participants’ standard workload with “digital-heavy” client work, projects, and weekly classes focusing on subject matter such as cleansing data, blockchain – a digital ledger of transactional data, and 3D […]

Sculpteo launches cloud-based 3D printing educational service

3D printing service bureau Sculpteo has launched the Fabpilot Education Program. With this program, institutions will be able to integrate Sculpteo’s cloud-based management software into their 3D printing efforts. The service provides a wide array of educational tools in order to increase the efficiency and reduce the operating costs of 3D printers. The online program […]

MakerGirl brings its STEM education service to new locations

MakerGirl, a non-profit organization that uses 3D printing to teach young girls, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills, has recently announced plans for expansion. Originally, MakerGirl only offered its 3D printing courses at the University of Illinois, but has since expanded to other academies, such as Northwestern University. Additionally, MakerGirl is entering the final […]

3D Printing News Sliced Xometry, Relativity Space, Union Tech, Siemens, ABB

In this edition of Sliced 3D printing news digest a prop maker is arrested on a 3D printed gun charge; we look at 3D models in high definition; and manufacturers expand to meet materials demand. All this and more from Xometry, Relativity Space, Union Tech, Inc., ABB, Siemens. Xometry goes high definition The Maryland-based company Xometry, […]

MIT’s online Additive Manufacturing course returns

After a successful first edition earlier this year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will run a further Additive Manufacturing course, led by Professor A. John Hart. First held in Spring 2018, enrollment is again open for Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production. Learn how to Design for Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design […]

CIM UPC to launch world’s “most powerful” additive manufacturing degree

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain, is launching a Master’s degree program in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing (DEFAM). The course has been compiled by the university’s technological center CIM UPC, and UPC spinoff 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D Technologies. Located in Barcelona, a leading hub of 3D printing innovation, Roger Uceda co-founder and CEO at BCN3D, […]

$10 million available to support 3D printing start-ups

The Entrepreneurial Universities programme will receive a NZD$10 million boost from the Government and University of Auckland (UoA). The funds will be used to support 3D printing start-ups. Education minister for New Zealand, Chris Hipkins announced the project and also the appointment of Professor Olaf Diegel. “We are fortunate to have secured Professor Diegel, a […]

Ricoh Europe study suggests that additive manufacturing-based curriculum will equip the next generation of young professionals

Educational additive manufacturing programs are becoming more common within colleges and universities From the GE Additive Education Program (AEP), which saw GE investing $10 million over five years towards polymer and metal 3D printers for colleges and universities around the world, to the MakerBot Certification Program, which trains classroom educators into 3D printing experts, it […]

Imperial College London commences summer-long hackathon for inventors

Imperial College London (ICL), who previously released a report on the importance of additive manufacturing within molecular sciences and engineering, has launched a summer hackathon program for college inventors. The Summer of Hack, which officially commenced yesterday, will offer grants, competitions, and a variety of opportunities for the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace (ICAH) community that […]