“Manufacturing a healthy future” European AM training programme and challenge for primary school teachers & pupils

About the project

The project delivers a 3D printing training programme to primary school teachers, and facilitates teacher and pupil participation in a 3D printing design competition. 

Purpose of the project

The project provides teachers and pupils with digital and green skills, and aims to feed the pipeline of future talent for advanced manufacturing industries. 

Societal impact

The project promotes positive perceptions of STEM at a young age, and aims to break down negative stereotypes about manufacturing by promoting inclusivity and sustainability. 

Main results & insights

By the end of 2023, the project will have trained over 160 teachers, and facilitated the involvement of over 3,000 pupils, across five countries. 

Quote from the Activity Leader

This project broadens the horizons of teachers and pupils, increasing their understanding of STEM and manufacturing and highlighting their positive impacts on society

Professor Denis Dowling, Director of the I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, University College Dublin

Partners

Participants

LEAD PARTNER

University College Dublin

Ireland, Dublin, Core partner

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Stryker

Core partner

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Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology

Core partner

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University of Tartu

Core partner, Hubs (RIS)

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Lithuanian Engineering and Technology Industry Association LINPRA

Core partner, Hubs (RIS)

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Pannon Business Network

Hungary, SzombathelySzombathely, Zanati út 36, Core partner, Hubs (RIS)

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