EIT Manufacturing East and AM-Austria join forces for production innovation in Europe

Vienna, Austria, 21st January 2021 – The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Manufacturing Co-Location Centre East and the Austrian Technology Platform for Additive Manufacturing (AM-Austria) signed a cooperation agreement to jointly advance Europe’s abilityto innovate.

As part of its internationalisation initiative, the Austrian technology platform AM-Austria will cooperate with the Vienna-based Co-Location Centre East of the renowned innovation community EIT Manufacturing. EIT Manufacturing is part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), an integral part of Horizon Europe, the EU framework program for research and innovation. The EIT supports the development of dynamic Europe-wide partnerships between leading companies, research institutes and universities. The partnership with AM-Austria will enable future work on global challenges and strengthen the production industry through collaborative activities and initiatives. In the future, AMAustria will complement the extensive network of EIT Manufacturing with the Austrian 3-D printing industry.