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AM-MOTION draft additive manufacturing roadmap published!

 AM-MOTION vision for 2030 foresees that Europe will improve its leading role in Additive Manufacturing, greatly impacting on the competitiveness of European industrial sectors. Based on the identified challenges and opportunities, the current draft AM-MOTION roadmap proposes future actions for the AM development and successful market uptake in target sectors:   

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New book on AM: Additive Manufacturing – Developments in Training and Education

Additive Manufacturing is a rapidly developing technology, and having a well-trained workforce is essential. This book provides an overview of training and teaching methods, as well as education strategies, for Additive Manufacturing (AM) and its application in different business sectors. It presents real-world applications and case studies to demonstrate the key practical and theoretical fundamentals of AM training, written by international experts from the field.

Topics include:

  • collaboration among educational bodies, industry and governments;
  • strategies for implementing AM training;
  • new teaching methods;
  • training programs that provide alternative employment choices;
  •  the need for certification by professional bodies;
  • promoting awareness of AM in society.

Publisher: Springer International Publishing.  Link:


Save the Date – AMEF2018-Additive Manufacturing European Forum- Brussels, 23&24 October 2018

We invite you to join us at the 2018 edition of "AMEF-Additive Manufacturing European Forum“ that will be held in Brussels on 23-24th October.

A one and half-day event about additive manufacturing / 3D printing to discuss on challenges and key pillars for AM market implementation. The Forum will bring together policy makers, industry leaders, small to medium-sized enterprises, as well as universities, research and technology centers and other key stakeholders to network and debate on the economic, social and technical challenges that should be still solved to drive AM deployment forward and the role that European policies are playing.

AGENDA can be found here. Main topics to be covered will be:

  • An innovative industrial and social renaissance for Europe
  •  Additive Manufacturing industrial challenges
  • Beyond the technological aspects
  • The international dimension
  •  The regional dimension

Possibility to participate also with a poster will be open.Confirmed posters here.

More info & registration at:

The AM European Forum is born from the strategic H2020 Coordinated Support Action: “AM-Motion: “A strategic approach to increasing Europe’s value proposition for Additive Manufacturing technologies and capabilities” and counts with the endorsement of the AM Platform.