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Advanced manufacturing technology encompass the use of innovative technology to improve products or processes that drive innovation. It covers two types of technologies: process technology that is used to produce any of other advanced technologies, and process technology that is based on robotics, automation technology or computer-integrated manufacturing. For the former, such process technology typically relates to production apparatus, equipment and procedures for the manufacture of specific materials and components. For the latter, process technology includes measuring, control and testing devices for machines, machine tools and various areas of automated or IT-based manufacturing technology.

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3D printing for the machine tool industry

Advanced technologies are rapidly changing machine tool production today. Machine tool manufacturers still struggle to adopt the technologies that are suitable for their specific practices, often due to high investment cost, both in equipment and in terms of skills.

3DP PAN EU Webinar

On June 3rd, 2021 from 10:00 – 12:00 CEST the 3DP PAN EU project will organise a webinar on Additive Manufacturing in the EU: Report on the European Demonstration 3D Printing Industry.

The EU’s new plan to fight cancer

Next to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical staff and patients are still addressing diseases such as cancer. Breakthroughs in cancer treatment have an enormous impact on the wellbeing of our society, irrespective of Covid-19.