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State of Art IO2

The concept of T-shaped skills based on the insights of IO1 was placed in the centre of our vision as those abilities of the workforce in the Toolmaking and Habitat sectors are strongly needed. The vertical bar on the T represents the depth of related skills and expertise in a single field, whereas the horizontal bar is the ability to collaborate across disciplines with experts in other areas and to apply knowledge in areas of expertise other than one’s own.… Read More »State of Art IO2

SAMANTHA partners celebrate the fourth meeting online

The fourth transnational meeting of SAMANTHA project was held online in March, and focused on monitoring the finalization of the course training materials and the forthcoming activities On the 15th of March 2021, SAMANTHA fourth Transnational Meeting was organized on-line. It was planned to be held in Barcelona, but due to COVID-19 emergency, partners could only meet virtually to inform and discuss about the project progress and to properly plan project next activities. SAMANTHA project aims to support companies of… Read More »SAMANTHA partners celebrate the fourth meeting online


The IRCRAM 4.0 (International Research Center for Robot and Additive Manufacturing 4.0) is an Italian project, co-funded by Lombardy Region through the ERSF Programme, that will develop innovative solutions in the field of Additive Manufacturing and heavy robotics for the processing of advanced materials for large-sized pieces. The 30-month project aims to develop highly innovative solutions in the robotics sector for large applications, through the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) techniques. To combine efficiency and sustainability in production systems (increasingly important needs in the… Read More »THE AM at the SERVICE OF HEAVY ROBOTS INTEGRATED SYSTEMS

The SAMANTHA project is now part of the E.N.T.E.R. platform

E.N.T.E.R. is a specialised company in the dissemination and implementation of EU projects. Their purpose is to support other European partners and companies in the marketing, promotion and dissemination of European projects and their results. As part of the information dissemination benefits of the platform, E.N.T.E.R. is very useful for the task of finding partners for future collaborations between companies and associations from EU Member States. The SAMANTHA project is already registered on the platform with another 250 projects from… Read More »The SAMANTHA project is now part of the E.N.T.E.R. platform

Circular Economy and Additive manufacturing

Nowadays Plastic waste has become a problem for our planet. We are witnessing seas, forests and cities polluted by this dangerous waste. There are many inventions that use plastic waste to create new objects or even new materials. These studies refer to the world of design and industrial engineering, in which through continuous research, experts in these fields try to give green solutions to pollute our planet less. In the context of addivie manufacturing, it is necessary to highlight the… Read More »Circular Economy and Additive manufacturing

How to use digital modeling and additive manufacturing in traditional sectors: CRAFT4.0 case studies

The project CRAFT4.0 aims to facilitate access to additive manufacturing technology to traditional manufacturing sectors, including furniture and habitat. The main objective is to improve the digital skills of artists and artisans who want to train and acquire new skills in digital modeling and additive manufacturing, as 3D printing. A training program will be developed to acquire technical knowledge (2D / 3D CAD, Blender 3D, Tinkercad 3D Modeling, etc.) and also skills of strategic nature (entrepreneurship, marketing, use of ICTs… Read More »How to use digital modeling and additive manufacturing in traditional sectors: CRAFT4.0 case studies

A 3D printed house!

In Germany, the first 3D-printed residential house is currently being built in the North Rhine-Westphalian town of Beckum. Its construction is being funded with €200,000 and its completion is planned for March 2021. The project uses a new type of portal printer, the BOD2, which can be operated by just two people with software assistance. A print head moves on three axes on a permanently installed metal frame and is monitored by a camera. A special nozzle precisely applies a… Read More »A 3D printed house!


The Network of Excellence in Additive Manufacturing (READI) was born from the commitment of IDONIAL, LEITAT, AIMEN and AITIIP, four technology centres that combine their experience and enhance their capabilities in the field of additive manufacturing in order to facilitate its implementation at an industrial level.  Specifically, the project is built around four strategic axes: technological strengthening and applied research; human resources training and improving the competitiveness of researchers; internationalisation and strategic positioning; and technology transfer to industries and market… Read More »FOUR TECHNOLOGY CENTRES LAUNCH READI TO PROMOTE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES​

SAMANTHA project gets to the heart of matter

The third Transnational Meeting of the project SAMANTHA, held last September and hosted virtually by Centrocot, was focused on the development of training materials for e-learning courses on 3D printing. On 25th September and on 9th October the third Transnational Meeting of SAMANTHA project was held. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the partners met virtually to discuss and define the next operational steps. In particular, the work in progress of the IO2A3 was presented: during the next months the partnership… Read More »SAMANTHA project gets to the heart of matter

SAMANTHA Training Course: T-shaped Skills in Additive Manufacturing

Convince through professional and personal skills! In order to open up the highly innovative field of Additive Manufacturing for one’ s own particular field of application, the acquisition of technical knowledge and skills is of fundamental importance. But in-depths specialist knowledge alone is nowadays no longer considered sufficient to be successful in business. Rather, in addition to the general and in-depths professional “hard skills” it is the so-called “soft skills” that are of particular importance. They have become indispensable, especially… Read More »SAMANTHA Training Course: T-shaped Skills in Additive Manufacturing