Tessa ten Cate, Brightlands Materials Center, will moderate 3D Printing Materials Conference

Tessa ten Cate, Brightlands Materials Center, will moderate 3D Printing Materials Conference. The event takes place on 17 April 2018 at Brightlands Chemelot, Geleen, The Netherlands.

About Tessa ten Cate
Tessa ten Cate has a background in polymer chemistry and biomaterials and holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2004, she joined TNO as a research scientist, and worked on the development of polymer materials for novel processing technologies, including additive manufacturing. Since 2015, she is program manager Additive Manufacturing for Brightlands Materials Center.

About Brightlands Materials Center
Brightlands Materials Center is an public-private R&D center in the field of polymeric materials. It was founded March 2015 by TNO and the Province of Limburg and it is located at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, The Netherlands.

3D Printing Materials Conference 2018About 3D Printing Materials Conference
The 3D Printing Materials Conference [April 17, 2018, Geleen, The Netherlands] The 3D Printing Materials Conference is a platform and information interface enabling an exchange of informations on market requirements, research interests and current results, skills and resources as well as facilitating the building of future partnerships. Academics, engineers, designers, and managers are invited to lecture on their state-of-the-art developments and future prospects or display their products and offers as exhibitor.

The conference focuses on Polymers (new materials), application of polymers in 3D Printing and multi material 3D Printing.

Day 1: April 17, 2018 Day 2: April 18, 2018
3D Printing Materials Conference 3D Printing Design & Engineering Conference 4D Printing & Meta Materials  Conference
Polymers (New materials)
Application of polymers in 3D Printing (from standard to high quality / high risk)
Multi material 3D Printing
3D design & 3D engineering tools / Visualisation tools
Value Engineering / Virtual Engineering
Topology Optimization
Reverse engineering
Postprocessing / AMES (Additive Manufacturing Execution Systems) / (MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems)
Blockchain
4D Printing from idea to full functionality
Smart materials
Applications & opportunities for designing and engineering
New materials for shoes and wearables
Applications in robotics
New type of sensors.