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Immensa 3D Printing Institute (I3DPI) will be the first of its kind academic and training provider that is focused exclusively on Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing). Scheduled to operate under a licence, I3DPI will provide training, and certify individuals in the various aspects of additive manufacturing.
Fahmi Al-Shawwa, speaking on behalf of I3DPI, commented: “In line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’, I3DPI has been established to support the progress of this sector in the region by providing aspiring and established AM professionals with opportunities to enhance their skill-sets and career opportunities, gain an understanding of how to integrate AM into traditional manufacturing processes, and acquire a solid base of AM knowledge to drive future innovation. We hope to become the point of reference for anyone hoping to expand their professional knowledge and skill set in AM across the region.”
I3DPI will have 22 courses which will include include ‘Introduction to AM’, ‘AM Materials’, ‘Architectural Design for AM’, ‘AM Process SLS’, ‘Innovation in AM’, ‘Topology Optimisation Design’, ‘AM Integration into Traditional Manufacturing’ and the ‘Economics of AM’, among others.
I3DPI has also announced that they will be launching an launching an e-learning portal to facilitate the dissemination of skills and knowledge throughout the AM sector.