Horizon 2020 project launches new call for SMEs looking to experiment with AM

Share this on social media:

The partners of the Horizon 2020 project AMable have launched a new call for companies that are looking to experiment with additive manufacturing (AM).

The AMable consortium, which aims to accelerate the uptake of AM among SMEs and mid-caps from the European Union, is looking for innovative proposals for functional products that need AM to come alive.

‘AMable is seeking challenging ideas with a clear business vision which can be supported via a series of hands-on development sessions,’ said TWI, one of the project partners.

The knowledge and support of the partners, which in addition to TWI include entities such as MTC, Fraunhofer ILT, and the European Welding Federation, will be available to participants from the design through to the manufacture of their product. The project will also offer financial and business development support to help companies take up AM, with a focus on upskilling employees in AM design, technology development, skills and education.

The submission deadline for proposals, which must have an estimated budget of €450,000, is 1 November. Applicants must be either an SME or a mid-cap from the European Union.

Find more information and register your interest for this AMable call for proposals here.

Related articles 

Building up standards in metal additive manufacturing - Dr Dieter Schwarze and Bodo Haack, of SLM Solutions, discuss the importance and progression of standardisation in laser metal additive manufacturing

Empowering laser processing personnel - Luísa Coutinho, director of the European Welding Federation, explains why an evolving qualification system is pivotal to addressing new demands in industry 

Navigation

Navigation

Navigation

Navigation

Navigation

Navigation

Dr Michael Jarwitz, of the University of Stuttgart’s IFSW, highlights the need for a single tool capable of highly versatile and adaptable manufacturing

31 August 2022

Hot-fire testing of a GRCop-42 L-PBF chamber and NASA HR-1 LP-DED nozzle with integral channels at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. (Image: NASA)

03 February 2022

A high-frequency radio frequency quadrupole manufactured from electrolytic tough pitch (ETP) copper as part of the I.FAST Project.

24 November 2022

The new production lines can physically and digitally map the entire AM process chain via digital twins (Image: Siemens Digital Industries)

22 November 2022

The new system offers an extended 1.5m build envelope in the z-axis to accomodate even larger parts than its predecessor, the NXG XII 600.

17 November 2022

New automation technologies and upgraded multi-laser performance make the upgraded system well-suited to series production. (Image: Trumpf)

16 November 2022

One of the new alloys, Titanium 6242, is material currently in demand by the aerospace, motorsports and energy industries. (Image: Trumpf)

16 November 2022