Arctic Platform to Create, 3D-Print, Test and Sell


Project description

The project's overall objective is to improve SME's international competitiveness by making 3D metal printing more widespread as a manufacturing method in Northern Europe. Metal 3D printing technology makes it possible to make more innovate product design structures with lower production costs. The technology also lowers environmental emissions as it reduces the amount of phases in the production line and decreases the amount of material that goes into the manufacturing process.

Project coordinator

Luleå Techinal University


University of Oulu Kerttu Saalasti Institute Future Manufacturing Techonologies and University of Tromsø. Finnish companies 3DStep Oy, Randax Oy, Aikolon Oy and Optomed Oy.