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Europe really believes in 3D printing

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The Makers movement began in the USA with the creation of FabLab, but has also seen considerable growth on the other side of the Atlantic. The secret of its success lies in the people involved and the networks built up between them. Within Europe, there is room for a new industrial revolution. Indeed, in some…
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How to build a do-it-yourself submarine at the age of 18

Justin Beckerman

In his spare time, when he isn’t doing his homework, eighteen-year-old Justin Beckerman is an inventor. His latest creation is a submarine: it cost him $2000 and it really works. It’s not a radio-controlled model craft, but a manoeuvrable, fully-functioning prototype for a single passenger. The young man comes from New Jersey (here is his…
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Cortex, 3D printing which can also help you in Accident & Emergency

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Having an arm or leg in plaster will no longer be a form of torture: that, more or less, is the motto of Cortex, the light and water resistant splint which can be produced using 3D printing, as a replacement for the traditional plaster cast. The solution to the itchy the skin, inadequate hygiene and…
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The Call for Makers has now closed: 320 thanks for all your projects

This time it really is the final whistle: the Call for Makers, which we extended for a month up to the 30th of June, has just reached its conclusion. We are happy to report that it really was a great success. You sent us 320 projects from all over Europe, and we want to thank…
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Will Makerbot be the new Apple in the field of 3D printing?

Bre Pettis - CEO MakerBot

  Perhaps it is not right to compare Bre Pettis with Steve Jobs, but one thing is certain: MakerBot’s star is very much in the ascendant. Stratasys has purchased the Brooklyn 3D printing start-up to the tune of $400 million (USD) in shares. The news was issued on the 19th of June, with details available…
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