Upcoming event: “3D-Printed in Europe: Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU”

PRODINTEC will take part on 2nd February 2016 in the event “3D-Printed in Europe - Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Printing challenges in the EU¨ held in the Covent Garden Building, in Brussels.

Organized by the European Commission Directorate General Research and Innovation (DG RTD), the event will propose an exhibition of companies and other stakeholders active in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing, as well as a conference.

During the conference, representatives from the European Commission will intervene to present the EC activities and support, specifically addressing 3D printing. Among the confirmed speakers are Clara de la Torre, Director for Key Enabling Technologies, DG RTD who will open the conference, José Lorenzo Vallés, Head of Unit RTD/2 whose intervention will focus on "Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Biotechnologies, and Paula Queipo, from PRODINTEC, who will address the "Strength and weaknesses of Europe in the AM/3DP scenario." Andrea Gentili, Programme Officer, RTD/D2 will serve as facilitator in the Q&A session closing conference.

Visitors of the exhibition will discover the successful Horizon 2020 funded projects on additive manufacturing, as well as European Universities and Corporations' successful initiatives in the additive manufacturing arena. PRODINTEC will participate with its own booth and present its capabilities in this field, together with the latest results of FoFAM project, coordinated by the centre.