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The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, IACMI, is committed to delivering a public-private partnership to increase domestic production capacity, grow manufacturing and create jobs across the US composite industry.Our collaboration of industry, research institutions and state partners is committed to accelerating development and adoption of cutting-edge manufacturing technologies for low-cost, energy-efficient manufacturing of advanced polymer composites for vehicles, wind turbines, and compressed gas storage.IACMI’s research, development, and demonstration programs will be driven by major industry participation with a focus on reducing technical risk and developing a robust supply chain to support a growing advanced composites industry. Encouragement and development of small- and medium-enterprise industry participants and long term sustainability are key objectives of the Institute.IACMI is the fifth Institute in the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation, supported by the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office.
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Flam王D is a not-for-profit organisation representing over 60 Companies and Research Institutes in Flanders, Belgium. Our goal is to promote all aspects of 3D printing and facilitate and support the creation new value chains.
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field ready
Field Ready combines a wealth of practical field knowledge, advanced qualifications, expert advisors and an open innovation process that has created an opportunity to address some of the most difficult problems faced in remote and difficult places to work.   ago
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New Harvest
Established in 2004, New Harvest is the non-profit research institute building and establishing the field of cellular agriculture. We strategically fund and conduct open, public, collaborative research that reinvents the way we make animal products - without animals.
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FABulous aims to create and support a FI service ecosystem for 3D printing technologies, bringing together infrastructures and investors with innovators and entrepreneurs in the field of design, manufacturing, logistic and content-based services.
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America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. As the USA’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation, America Makes is working to accelerate AM and 3DP technologies and increase the United States' global manufacturing.
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Vascularization is one of the most important and highly challenging issues in the development of soft tissue. It is necessary to supply cells with nutrition within a multilayer tissue, for example in artificial skin.

Our research on artificial skin is driven by an increasing demand for two main applications: for the field of regenerative medicine, victims must be provided with soft tissue implants, as well as soft tissue is necessary after traumatic injuries and tumour treatment. Secondly, to substitute the expensive and ethically disputed pharmaceutical tests on animals by artificial vascularized test beds to simulate the uptake of the pharmaceuticals into the blood.

The multidisciplinary ArtiVasc 3D team - consisting of engineers, physicists, chemists, biologists and physicians - is working on developing standardized processes for scaffold production and to cultivate vascularized skin rapidly and inexpensively. In this way, the project is contributing to improving and accelerating patient treatment in emergencies and to reducing animal testing to an absolute minimum.

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Oerlikon Metco is a global partner offering reliable and sustainable solutions for performance-critical applications. Our innovative solutions add value and strengthen the competitive position of our customers.The Oerlikon divisions are leading providers in selected industrial markets. Their innovative and sustainable solutions add value and strengthen the competitive position of Oerlikon’s customers.Oerlikon Metco is a leading surface solutions provider with a global presence. We are focused on supporting our customers with specialized components and innovative surface engineering products and services, using advanced coating and surface enhancement technologies. We enhance surfaces and provide specialized components, coating equipment, and materials, using advanced coating and surface enhancement technologies. Our innovative solutions improve performance and increase the efficiency and reliability of our customers’ products.Specialized servicesOerlikon Metco coats and enhances surfaces, offers specialized coating services, coating equipment and materials, and develops machining processes for specialized components. Our vision is to be the leading global surface solution company by providing innovative and high-quality products and services to our customers.Global networkOur leading-edge coating solutions, materials, equipment, services, and components are delivered through a global sales, customer support, and manufacturing network. We support our customers in the power generation, aviation, automotive, and other industrial markets.Core valuesAt Oerlikon Metco, we are dedicated to creating value for our customers by living Oerlikon’s core values of:Integrity - Everything we build, we build on trust. Team Spirit - I care about the team, the team cares about me. Excellence - What we do, we do best. Innovation - Ideas come from everybody and everywhere in the organization.Our customers benefit from:Innovative and sustainable solutions through intensive research and development Surface engineering, applications, and process expertise Increased profitability through economic surface enhancement solutions that improve product life, reliability and performance Safety and security through protection of critical components against wear and corrosion Unique and comprehensive service to all our customers through our global network Extensive range of high-quality products and services that include standard and tailor-made solutions
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solutions by current, as well as future, U.S.-based producers of Department of Defense (DoD) systems by assisting with the ongoing identification and implementation of, and transition to, state-of-the-art manufacturing and technology solutions.We work closely with all DoD organizations, as well as DoD suppliers, to identify opportunities where process improvements will lead to significant cost savings or removal of critical bottlenecks. Our in-house manufacturing experts, along with a vast network of Alliance Partners and Manufacturing Consortium, develop and transition to the shop floor improved manufacturing and machining technologies and methodologies. To date, NCDMM projects have generated more than $500 million in cost savings or avoidance for the DoD and its supply base.Our Alliance Partners and Manufacturing Consortium are established technological leaders in manufacturing-related fields. These organizations take an active role in identifying, developing, demonstrating, and deploying new solutions in partnership with the NCDMM. To date, we maintain relationships with more than 90 Alliance Partners and over 200 Manufacturing Consortiummembers.We take great pride in reducing manufacturing and machining costs, enabling more critical hardware and supplies to be available for our troops in defense of our nation. If your organization is interested in partnering with the NCDMM or would like to learn more about our service offerings, please contact us for details.
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Since 1998, the Golden West Humanitarian Foundation has addressed critical shortfalls in heavily mine-impacted countries across the globe. Each year we have built on our innovative work from the past, uncovering and addressing the challenges that hinder clearance efforts.From pioneering a solution to recycle unexploded ordnance in Cambodia to publishing a UXO awareness book for children, we take a comprehensive approach to solving the problem. As we continue to expand our resources and expertise, we are able to bring high impact solutions to an increasing number of communities living in areas contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordnance.

Our Mission

Our mission is to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of men, women and children residing in areas contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordnance, through the development of innovative and practical materials and technologies designed to combat these life threatening munitions.We fulfil this mission guided by the core values of innovation, forethought, partnership, appropriateness, impact and affordability. Our vision is of a world one step closer to peace and prosperity where mankind lives in an environment free of explosive remnants of war.

From Ideas to Action

The Golden West Humanitarian Foundation is a United States based, non-profit charity dedicated to the development of innovative, appropriate technologies to overcome the operational limitations encountered by the humanitarian mine action community.With an abundance of combined experience in Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), engineering, training, chemistry, and geo-physics, Golden West personnel are highly qualified to effectively improve the operational efficacy of the organizations working to rid the planet of the deadly Explosive Remnants of War (ERW).By working collaboratively with governments, the UN, National Mine Action Centers and NGOs, we address the needs of the mine action community and strive to ensure the widest dissemination and use of the innovative systems we develop in order to save lives.

 3D Printed Mine Defusing Device
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