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A fresh way to research your market opportunities

A fresh way to research your market opportunities

Jul 18, 2018
Research your market by exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! Conducting market research on why companies want your product is usually a necessary step for successful commercialization. It is even more important when new technologies are developed that achieve things that were not possible before: Often the applications for the technology turn out to be very different from those intended by the creator.
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Webinar Thurs 26 July - Additive manufacturing,lightweight materials

Webinar Thurs 26 July - Additive manufacturing,lightweight materials

Jul 18, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 26 July titled Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense: Part II.
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Lightweight materials for aerospace & defense: the winners and losers

Lightweight materials for aerospace & defense: the winners and losers

Jul 17, 2018
A new two-part webinar from IDTechEx is available on Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense.
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Lockheed Martin and Arconic collaborate on 3D printing

Lockheed Martin and Arconic collaborate on 3D printing

Jul 17, 2018 United States
As part of an initiative to develop next-generation advanced materials and manufacturing processes, Lockheed Martin and Arconic announced a two-year Joint Development Agreement. Together, the companies will develop customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing, to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defense solutions—including new structures and systems not currently in existence.
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3D printed membranes have faster water flow than conventional filters

3D printed membranes have faster water flow than conventional filters

Jul 12, 2018 Singapore
A 3D-printing facility to manufacture a new type of water treatment membrane. Unlike conventional membrane-manufacturing processes that use acids to make polymers porous that function as filters, Nano Sun 3D-prints millions of nanofibers layered on top of each other, compressed into a thin membrane.
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Advances in Automation: Composite Industry

Advances in Automation: Composite Industry

Jul 11, 2018
This article will highlight some of the key advancements surrounding automation for the composite industry.
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Polymer composites must evolve to stay ahead in the aerospace sector

Polymer composites must evolve to stay ahead in the aerospace sector

Jul 10, 2018
The aerospace sector was one of the earliest and most significant adopters of CFRP material. However, this dominance is under threat with emerging metal alloys and additive manufacturing some of the key contenders.
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IDTechEx TV3D Printing fully fledged PCB's in a matter of hours

3D Printing fully fledged PCB's in a matter of hours

Jul 9, 2018
BotFactory brings the future of electronic circuit fabrication to your desktop with our line of PCB Printers
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Stop food waste with 3D food printing?

Stop food waste with 3D food printing?

Jul 9, 2018 Netherlands
Worldwide, around one third of all food is wasted. Growers, wholesalers, supermarkets and (governmental) institutions are working individually or collectively in their local markets on the issue of reducing the amount of wasted food. Despite the fact that wasted volumes in percentage of the total production amounts are relatively low, the numbers in kilos is an considerable amount and a great incentive to find new possibilities to lower the…
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Towards a 3D printed human heart

Towards a 3D printed human heart

Jul 6, 2018 United States
BIOLIFE4D has announced it has successfully demonstrated its ability to 3D bioprint human cardiac tissue - specifically, a human cardiac patch.
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IDTechEx TVAdvanced materials for future 3D printing technologies

Advanced materials for future 3D printing technologies

Jul 5, 2018
Brightlands Materials Center is a leading Research & Development Center, improving quality of life with sustainable material solutions.
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Webinar Thursday 19 July - Additive Manufacturing

Webinar Thursday 19 July - Additive Manufacturing

Jul 5, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 19 July titled Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense: Part I.
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IDTechEx TVPlans to 3D print cars

Plans to 3D print cars

Jul 3, 2018 China
WE Solutions Ltd in Hong Kong has announced plans to 3D print electric vehicles in Shanghai for taxi and ride-hailing services in China.
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3D Bioprinting - An Update from Q2 2018

3D Bioprinting - An Update from Q2 2018

Jul 2, 2018
The past 3 months has been busy for 3D bioprinting companies, with numerous publications emerging from academia and announcements from industry. This article will highlight the advancements made in 3D bioprinting in the last 3 months since the publication of the 2018 update of IDTechEx's market research report on the topic: 3D Bioprinting 2018 - 2028: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts.
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IDTechEx TVMagnetic 3-D-printed structures crawl, roll, jump, and play catch

Magnetic 3-D-printed structures crawl, roll, jump, and play catch

Jul 2, 2018 United States
New printing technique could be used to develop remotely controlled biomedical devices.
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The Leading Edge Academic Poster Display: Present your work

The Leading Edge Academic Poster Display: Present your work

Jun 27, 2018 Worldwide
The Leading Edge Academic Poster Display: Present your work to over 3,500 innovation leaders at the world's biggest event on Emerging Technologies. The IDTechEx Show! USA 2018 is the largest gathering of industry executives involved in R&D, business development and product management, in addition to those seeking to use the technology. Held on November 14 & 15, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA, the event features limited poster space for leading academic research to be displayed to all attendees.
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The 3D printing software market will be worth $966M in 2028

The 3D printing software market will be worth $966M in 2028

Jun 27, 2018
This rapid growth is analysed and implications evaluated in the latest market intelligence report from IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core: 3D Printing Software 2018-2028: Technology and Market Analysis.
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3D printing materials market to be worth $16B in 2028

3D printing materials market to be worth $16B in 2028

Jun 27, 2018
Following commercialisation in the 1990s, today 3D printing has established itself as an attractive manufacturing solution for prototyping and beyond. Materials suppliers are poised to capitalise on this unmet demand, with the 3D printing materials market to be worth $16B in 2028.
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Spotlight on advances in additive manufacturing in aerospace & defense

Spotlight on advances in additive manufacturing in aerospace & defense

Jun 26, 2018
In IDTechEx Research's latest report Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Materials for Aerospace and Defense 2018-2028, the focus is on advanced lightweight materials and the rise of additive manufacturing.
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Assessing your Patent Landscape: How IDTechEx can help your technology

Assessing your Patent Landscape: How IDTechEx can help your technology

Jun 25, 2018
In any emerging technology, the pace of innovation is rapid, sometimes dauntingly so. Patent Analytics is a service that IDTechEx provides utilising our long-standing expertise in a range of emerging technologies to provide clients of our services the answers they need.
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HP opens 3D printing production centre in China

HP opens 3D printing production centre in China

Jun 21, 2018 China
HP Inc together with Guangdong (Dali) 3D Printing Collaborative Innovation Platform unveiled a new production-grade 3D printing center in China, the world's largest manufacturing market.