Aalto University is located in Espoo, Finland. The university is composed of six schools (four technical schools, school of business, and school of arts, design and architecture) with over 11,000 students, 4400 staff, and close to 400 professors.

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We build a sustainable future by creating novel solutions to major global challenges. We value responsibility, courage, and collaboration.


KU Leuven is Belgium’s oldest and largest university. The Additive Manufacturing group at the Mechanical Engineering Department of KU Leuven has a history of 30 years in research on Laser Sintering of polymers, Laser Powder Bed Fusion of metals and Additive Manufacturing of ceramics.

Over the past decades, our research experiences have been transferred to master students during regular courses, but also to industrial partners during other symposia and lectures.


LUT University is a pioneering university in Finland, bringing together the fields of science and business since 1969. LUT is outstanding in successfully integrating expertise in technology and economics. We produce problem solvers and provide solutions to global environmental and economic challenges. We focus our R&D on demanding topical issues such as mitigation of climate change, sustainability of clean water and energy, industrial transition & IoT and the circular economy.  YouTube:


VTT Technical Research Centre of  Finland Ltd is the largest multi-technological applied research organization in northern Europe. We drive sustainable growth, tackle the biggest global challenges of our time, and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

Read more about metal 3D printing research at VTT here.


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UAV Autosystems Hovering Solutions España, S.L. is a technology developer company focused on the development of a new concept of intelligent drones, called Smart Aerial Robots aimed, mainly, for indoor/underground applications. The company has already developed propriety technology able to provide high accuracy 3D models of indoor and underground linear infrastructure, such as tunnels and galleries.



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