Cal Poly to Host Conference on Advanced Manufacturing

  SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly will host the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Americas CNC Educators Training Conference from July 27-30. California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California, USA July 27-30, 2015 The conference is sponsored by the HTEC Network, an industry-led Read More »

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Wyss Institute at Harvard University- A Jump for Soft–Bodied Robots

By seamlessly blending soft and rigid body parts– a structural innovation used by animals and insects – a team of Harvard scientists has created a new kind of durable, soft–bodied jumping robot July 9, 2015 (BOSTON) — Traditional robots are made of components and rigid Read More »

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University of Southampton – Researchers to Test New Optical Fibre 3D Printing Technique

by University of Southampton 2 July 2015 – Researchers at the University of Southampton are set to investigate using 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, techniques in the fabrication of optical fibre. This entirely new way of making fibre could pave the way for more complex structures capable Read More »

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SEDS@UCSD Pushes the Limits of Additive Manufacturing

  3…2…1…Test-fire! The SEDS@UCSD team has taken another major step towards becoming the first-ever to launch a rocket, powered by an additively manufactured rocket engine. As editor of, I see a lot of new ideas, new products and new ways of doing things cross Read More »

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UTK: DOE Officials Coming for Official Launch of $259 IACMI Project

  WHAT: The formal launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, a $259 million project announced by President Barack Obama during his January visit to East Tennessee. WHEN: 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 WHERE: Knoxville Convention Center BACKGROUND: IACMI will formally launch with Read More »

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Griffith University to Help Transform Australian Manufacturing

  June 10, 2015 – Griffith University will soon embark on an ambitious venture to transform the very nature of Australian manufacturing, as part of the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC). Bringing together a powerful coalition of businesses and researchers from across the country, Read More »

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SEDS@UCSD Successfully Completes Final Hot-Fire Test for Additively Manufactured Rocket Engine

  June 9, 2014-On a very dry, hot Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) launch site in California’s Mojave Desert, an undergraduate team from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Read More »

Vulcan-1 successful hot-fire test (Photo courtesy of SEDS@UCSD and AMazing)

Stratasys Joins SME’s Bright Minds Educational Program to Develop Future Careers in Additive Manufacturing

The Bright Minds program will be featured at three industry events this year Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – May 12, 2015 – Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), aleading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has joined SME’s Bright Minds as a program partner for three Read More »

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Virginia Tech College of Engineering-3-D Printed Vehicles Take the Ground and Air at Engineering Event

by Steven Mackay, Virginia Tech College of Engineering May 6, 2015, BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA — Remotely-piloted vehicles designed, 3-D printed, and built by 12 student teams drove and flew their way through obstacle courses at Virginia Tech’s Rector Field House on May 1 at the second annual Additive Vehicle Read More »

A ground/air vehicle built by students within the Virginia Tech Frith Freshmen Design Laboratory was one of the more colorful on display. (Photo courtesy of Steven Mackay/Virginia Tecyh)

Stratasys Announces Finalists for 2015 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Record number of worldwide entries were received Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – April 2, 2015 –Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has selected finalists for the 11th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. This worldwide contest gives Read More »

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