Wed, 16 September, 2020
TWI is helping to support uptake of additive manufacturing among SMEs and mid-caps.
TWI is a consortium member of the EC-funded AMable project, which provides funding and expert guidance to SMEs with innovative product ideas that can be realised through additive manufacturing.
AMable have just launched their sixth open call, and are looking for proposals with challenging ideas for additively manufactured functional products. Successful applicants have the opportunity to win up to €60k for their project idea as well as access to the ‘AMable Services Arena.’
The service arena brings together all the knowledge and capabilities of the AMable consortium, including TWI, and provides unbiased AM expertise to the SMEs during their project. The services aim to support and upskill employees across a number of relevant topics which are tailored to the individual project including; Design for AM, Modelling and Simulation, and Quality Assurance and Road to Certification.
Previous successful proposals cover a wide variety of different topics and AM technologies such as personalised high-performance prosthesis adapters, wire-arc additive manufacturing of titanium, and lattice design for sport helmets and PPE.
Submission deadline: 1 November 2020
Estimated budget: 900k€
Project size: Up to 60k€
Eligibility: SMEs and mid-caps from the European Union
Find out more and register your interest for this AMable call here.