The association of emerging technologies named BASE3D, focused on additive manufacturing, has recently been created. This nucleus of knowledge brings together the research units that develop R+D+I activities in 3D printing with the aim to impulse the research and technology transfer within this field. The kick-off meeting was held last 6th of March 2020 in Barcelona.
The project has a total budget of 3.7 M€ and will last for 3 years. The BASE3D consortium is formed by 13 partners: CIM-UPC, leader of the project, ICIQ, IBEC, EURECAT, LEITAT, IREC, UPC, CIMNE, HSJD, IQS, UdG, UB i UAB.
IREC (Marc Torrell is the lead researcher) participates in the LIGHT3D sub-project, which focuses on the study of 3D technologies related to light, with the aim of improving materials and their use for to different applications. IREC is a specialist in 3D printing of ceramics.
The project is co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development fund (ERDF) Operational Programme Catalonia 2014-2020 with a 50% funding and supported by the “Departament de Recerca i Universitats” from Generalitat de Catalunya.