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Have your say in shaping the next generation of nanomaterials for 3D printing and more!

FutureNanoNeeds is a project funded by the European Commission under FP7, aims at developing a novel framework to enable naming, classification, hazard and environmental impact assessment of the next generation nanomaterials prior to their widespread industrial use.

As part of the tasks performed in this project, a set of value chains centred on key nanomaterials has been defined, including one on 3D PRINTING. General descriptions of nanomaterials in terms of key properties and of the target applications and final products are reported. Also, advantages with respect to state-of-the art materials or competing nanomaterials were summarized and current Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of the value chain were also estimated. Market analysis was described in details for each value chains, estimating market size, trends, geographical distribution, and segmentation by technology/material and by application and top companies.

Now, we need your contribution to validate some of this findings. To do so, please fill in the online survey available here

We would greatly appreciate your response by March 17, 2017.

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IPR Helpdesk & CEN-CENELEC joint webinar on IP and standardization in H2020

14th March

In light of our various discussions and collaboration with regards research, innovation and standardization it might be of interest to your Members and networks to note we are co-organizing a webinar with the IPR Helpdesk on H2020 support tools – IP and standards, on the 14th March. For those Brussels based, direct participation is also possible.

More information on the webinar and registration link can be found here.

FUNCTIONAL SAFETY & CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP

16 March 2017- Brussels

Cybersecurity is linked with threats, attack, crime and damage. This ‘noise’ makes it hard to discern the real issues, understand the key challenges and therefore to devise appropriate solutions. 

Cybersecurity is becoming relevant to all industry sectors not just the ‘natively digital’, but also traditional industries as they digitally transform their processes, systems and supply chains.  While this shift opens up opportunities, it also creates threats to operational safety, robustness and resilience.  CEN and CENELEC will engage industry to define their standardization needs for functional safety and digital protection of their processes, systems and data. 

 

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MATERIALISE WORLD SUMMIT

Brussels, 20-21 April 2017
  

Which industry leaders are successfully using 3D Printing today? How is it changing their businesses? And will it still be doing so in 10 years? 

Materialise brings its extensive network of partners, customers and collaborators in the industrial and healthcare sectors to discuss the current and future opportunities of 3D Printing. Join us and Think. Beyond. Together at the Materialise World Summit on April 20-21, 2017.
  

3D Printing has already demonstrated its ability to transform supply chains, business models and entire industries. Will yours be next?  The Materialise World Summit 2017 will address the transition we are all experiencing in this new digital era, in which 3D Printing plays a large part.
  

Meet industry experts from around the globe and discuss the present and future of 3D Printing in Brussels on April 20-21, 2017.

Register now to benefit from our early bird rates!

 

More info: https://worldsummit.materialise.com/

Additive Manufacturing Skills. What are the challenges? How to facilitate retraining and reskilling?

In order to ensure that the future workforce is prepared for the challenges of industry 4.0 and, specifically of Additive manufacturing, there is a need to facilitate retraining and reskilling; to ensure transferability between traditional education systems and technical education; to integrate modularity on the qualifications systems; and, lastly, to align industry’s qualification systems with the European Qualifications framework, hence ensuring a more qualified and mobile workforce within EU.

The European Welding Federation (EWF) has just published a White pare on AM Manufacturing skills.


Please download it here!

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