On January 26-27, 2016, the 3rd edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference took place at MECC Maastricht, in The Netherlands.

The conference was successful, attracting many international delegates and provided great intellectual and social interaction for the participants.

Who was there to speak?

International leading speakers from renowned companies and institutions such as Harvard University, University of Wollongong, Technical University of Eindhoven, Corbion Purac Biomaterials, Innovation Centre of Polymers, SIRRIS, ACAM GmbH (Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing), SupraPolix, 3D PPM, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Applied Polymer Innovations/Innofil3D, Z3DLab, FOM Institute AMOLF, LUXeXceL Group, 3DCeram and Vormvrij shared their knowledge during the two-day conference.

What happened

Speakers and participants lined up to showcase and discuss aspects related to 3D printing materials.

The topics of the presentations included: ‘3D Printing of Sustainable Concrete Structures – From a Black and White Printer towards a Colour Printer’, “Application of Resorbable Lactide based Polymers in 3D printed Medical Devices, “3D-Printing of Self-Healing Supramolecular Materials”, “Materials properties are key to the mechanical performance of your prints!”, “Guide to optimize print parameters for an LBM process”, “Fracture-driven design”, “Materials based challenges in 3D printing”, “Material Development for Fused Deposition Modeling”, “Embracing compliance in robots to achieve function”, “Designing and fabricating Flexible Metamaterials to bridge the gap between Matter and Machine”, “Broadening the use of technical ceramics”.

A photo impression of the 3D Printing Materials Conference and all the other conferences during the 3D Medical Expo can be found here.

More details about the program of the conference you can find here.

Who attended?

The conference gathered many international attendees and speakers from renowned companies, governmental organisations, research and educational institutes and consultancy firms.

We want to thank all speakers, partners and attendees for their presence.

The attendees can download presentations from the conference here.

We hope to see you again at the next edition of the 3D Printing Materials Conference or one of the other conferences of Jakajima!

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