Category Archives: European Commission

UCL combats breastfeeding difficulties in babies with 3D printed sensor

Researchers from University College London (UCL), Imperial College London (ICL), and Universitá Campus Bio-Medico di Roma have developed a 3D printed device to study the sense of touch in babies. In doing so, the research hopes to yield insights into reasons why some newborn babies have difficulty breastfeeding. Etienne Burdet, Professor of Human Robotics in […]

Additive Manufacturing European Forum 2018 to take place in Brussels next week

Next week, on the 23rd and 24th October 2018, a consortium of industry stakeholders will take to Brussels to for the Additive Manufacturing European Forum (AMEF2018). Funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Programme AMEF2018 is the work of AM-Motion, a consortium created to encourage the rapid uptake of 3D printing across the continent. It is […]

Cecimo pledges to push European additive manufacturing industrialisation at AMEC

Last week, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, organized and co-hosted the 4th edition of The Additive Manufacturing European Conference (AMEC) in Brussels, Belgium, which gathered EU institutions and policy-makers to discuss measures to expand the landscape of industrial additive manufacturing. Following the AMEC, additive manufacturing professionals and Members of the European […]

MTU Aero Engines prioritizes additive manufacturing in new department

German aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines has demonstrated its commitment to the future of 3D printing with the launch of a new additive manufacturing department in Munich. The new facility brings together around 30 professionals in engineering, process, operations and design to a single location, optimizing the company’s additive output. 3D printing for mass manufacturing  […]

European Commission backs 3D printed clean energy project Cell3Ditor

The Cell3Ditor project is developing a hybrid inkjet/SLA ceramic 3D printer for the mass production of low emission Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs). As an alternative to carbon-based energy generation, the project has been backed by the European Commission within the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU). Over the next three and half years the commission will support Cell3Ditor […]

Can 3D printing PLA make a more sustainable textile industry?

A collaboration between the Swedish University of Borås; French universities GEMTEX and Université Lille Nord; and the Chinese College of Textile and Clothing Engineering have …