VUB EUTOPIA project DurAMat aims to create more sustainable metals via 3D printing

DurAMat receives one of five prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network Grants awarded to VUB

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing of metals is a sustainable answer to our product-intensive society. It contributes to the creation of safer metals with longer lifespans in an ecologically and economically responsible way. VUB professor Iris De Graeve is an expert in additive manufacturing and, alongside colleague Prof Herman Terryn, she has received the prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network Grant for the DurAMat project. "Additive manufacturing is a relatively new technology," says De Graeve. "It’s already being applied, but there needs to be a lot of research around it before it can be fully rolled out. ...
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