Category Archives: Horizon 2020

SLM Solutions 3D prints landmark single piece rocket engine for Orbex

Germany’s SLM Solutions has produced what is tipped to be the “world’s largest 3D printed rocket engine” for British spaceflight company Orbex. Part of the inaugural unveiling of Orbex’s commercial orbital rocket, Prime, the engine was 3D printed in a single piece, and will be used to deliver small satellites into orbit. The Prime was […]

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes use WAAM to 3D print the world’s first hollow propeller blade

Naval Group, a French company focusing on naval defence, and Centrale Nantes engineering school have 3D printed the first hollow propeller blade demonstrator. Sirenha, a Centrale Nantes spin-off and subsidiary of Naval Group, helmed the design of the blade. It was manufactured using the Wire Arc for Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) process. The blades were produced […]

Naval Group and Centrale Nantes use WAAM to 3D print the world’s first hollow propeller blade

Naval Group, a French company focusing on naval defence, and Centrale Nantes engineering school have 3D printed the first hollow propeller blade demonstrator. Sirenha, a Centrale Nantes spin-off and subsidiary of Naval Group, helmed the design of the blade. It was manufactured using the Wire Arc for Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) process. The blades were produced […]

CELLINK awarded $1M in EU funding to develop 3D bioprinter ink

Swedish 3D bioprinting firm CELLINK and the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) have been awarded the equivalent of over $1 million USD (SEK 10 million) for a materials development project. Scheduled to run for three years, the funding was awarded by the European Union, with 50% of costs to be delivered by Horizon 2020 […]

CELLINK awarded $1M in EU funding to develop 3D bioprinter ink

Swedish 3D bioprinting firm CELLINK and the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) have been awarded the equivalent of over $1 million USD (SEK 10 million) for a materials development project. Scheduled to run for three years, the funding was awarded by the European Union, with 50% of costs to be delivered by Horizon 2020 […]

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 […]

University Medical Centre Utrecht researchers experiment with 3D bioprinted living tissues to treat arthritis

A team of researchers at the University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht in the Netherlands are experimenting with 3D bioprinted tissues that can be implanted into a living joint affected by arthritis. The method is hoped to allow the replacement of damaged cartilage. Arthritis is a common disease affecting approximately 350 million people worldwide. With over 100 […]

University Medical Centre Utrecht researchers experiment with 3D bioprinted living tissues to treat arthritis

A team of researchers at the University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht in the Netherlands are experimenting with 3D bioprinted tissues that can be implanted into a living joint affected by arthritis. The method is hoped to allow the replacement of damaged cartilage. Arthritis is a common disease affecting approximately 350 million people worldwide. With over 100 […]

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 […]

voxeljet reports steady growth of 3D printing with €23 million revenue for FY2017

voxeljet (FRA:VX8A) continues 3D printing financial results season reporting for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017. Reporting a 3.8% increase on the €22.3 million revenue for FY2016, voxeljet reported revenue of €23.1 million for FY2017. This final figure is marginally lower than the €26.0 million to €28.0 million range announced in an earlier preliminary report […]