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ZHAW Conference

Applied research & development in additive manufacturing

September 7th, 2021

Zentrum für Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung ZPP
Lagerplatz 22
8408 Winterthur

Additive manufacturing has further established itself as a manufacturing technology in universities but also in many branches of industry. The expectations for industrial implementation are still immense, i.e. reliable results need to be on the table quickly. This creates a field of tension between basic principles that still need to be developed and successful industrial applications. The conference is intended to shed light on applied research and development in the field of “additive manufacturing” and the activities of universities, especially in cooperation with industry, and to provide an outlook for the future.

3D printing in medical technology

September 9-10th, 2021

Bettlach, Switzerland

The aim of the course is to acquire basic knowledge in the field of additive manufacturing in medical technology, integrated into the industrial manufacturing chain of the technology transfer centre “Swiss m4m Center” in Bettlach. In addition, an understanding of normative aspects and quality requirements in connection with 3D printing will be gained.

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AM Expo

September 14-15th, 2021

Lucerne, Switzerland

AM Expo is the competent and most important meeting place for professional 3D printing. Here you will meet leading suppliers, service providers and experts in the field of additive manufacturing.


Advancing Precision in Additive Manufacturing

September 20-22th, 2021

St. Gallen, Switzerland


3D printing & Microtechnology – Opportunities for SMEs

October 19th 2021

Aerne Engineering AG
Blumenaustrasse 4
CH-9320 Arbon

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, and the professional use of microtechnology enable SMEs to gain competitive advantages and save costs. Learn from the success stories of Swiss SMEs why it pays to use these technologies!



Personalized HealthTech & 3D Printing

November 4th 2021

OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule
CH 8640 Rapperswil

  • Deepen your knowledge about applications of 3D printing in HealthTech applications
  • Find a common language for technical and clinical experts
  • Strengthen your network in the Swiss MedTech sector
  • Ideate on user-centred problems regarding implants, tissue printing and patient interfaces


Swiss AM Forum 2021 – AI in advanced manufacturing

November 18th, 2021

Zürich, Switzerland

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools and methods are widely discussed for their potentials, limitations and risks in science, industry, but also in society. The Swiss AM Forum 2021 discusses and highlights the potentials of AI in advanced manufacturing technologies such as e.g. additive manufacturing, and other technologies.
The Swiss AM Forum is organized by inspire and under the patronage of the SATW topical platforms “Additive manufacturing” and “Artificial Intelligence” and the AM-Network

Target groups
Target groups are experts from industry and academia as well as more generally people with interests in advanced manufacturing technologies and artificial intelligence.



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