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The latest cycle of GE Additive’s $10 million Additive Education Program (AEP) has concluded with the gifting of five direct metal laser melting (DMLM) 3D printers.
The Mlab cusing 200R machines from GE Additive owned Concept Laser will be delivered to universities in the Republic of Ireland, Germany and the U.S. in Q1 2019.
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The aim of the program is to attract new talent to the 3D printing industry and fulfill the industry wide skills shortage for the technology.
“GETTING MACHINES ONTO CAMPUS AND INTO THE THE HANDS OF UNDERGRADUATES, RESEARCHERS AND FACULTY MEMBERS IS A SURE FIRE WAY OF GETTING THEM AS EXCITED ABOUT ADDITIVE AS WE ARE.”
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The GE Additive AEP has previously awarded the equivalent of $2 million in metal 3D printers to seven U.S. universities and one in Australia. In collaboration with Ultimaker the initiative has also provided polymer 3D printers to more than 1,000 schools and colleges.
This year’s recipients of the Mlab cusing 200R machines, each worth around $250,000, were selected from over 500 applicants around the world.
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