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NCDMM Summit 2015 & Troops First Benefit Golf Outing

SUMMIT is NCDMM's premier annual event for encouraging collaboration and innovation among government, industry, and academia.

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America Makes Announces Project Call

America Makes Announces Project Call for Additive Manufacturing Applied Research & Development Projects

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RAPID 2015

Great opportunity to learn and connect with the community.

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When America Makes, America Works

America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. We are helping the United States grow capabilities and strength in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, by fostering collaboration in design, materials, technology, workforce and more. 


  • Advancing 3D Technology

    Advancing 3D Technology

    America Makes has a number of programs to help advance 3D printing materials, technologies and processes, including our well-known project calls.

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  • Growing the 3D Workforce

    Growing the 3D Workforce

    Growing a workforce capable of designing, specifying, making and supporting 3D printed products is just as essential as advancing the technology.

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  • Incorporating 3D Products

    Incorporating 3D Products

    We are working to accelerate the adoption of new 3D printing materials, technologies and products, something that is crucial to the success of our industry.

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  • Engaging With The 3D Community

    Engaging With The 3D Community

    America Makes’ strength lies in an engaged community. We offer programs that bring together businesses, academia, non-profit organizations and individuals.

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  • April 22-25, 2015

    FIRST Championship

    The FIRST Championship is the culmination of the season's FIRST programs, bringing together three separate robotics competitions for the ultimate Sport for the Mind™. The event includes the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Championship, the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) World Championship, and the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival. Also featured is the Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) World Festival Expo.

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  • April 26-29, 2015

    ASPE 2015 Spring Topical Meeting

    The ASPE 2015 Spring Topical Meeting on Achieving Precision Tolerances in Additive Manufacturing will be held in the auditorium of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, located on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University. Featuring the latest technological advances and the bookBot, an automated book delivery system, the Hunt Library opened in January 2013 and has been named one of the most spectacular libraries in the world by the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  • April 28-30, 2015

    Ceramics Expo 2015

    Ceramics Expo is a dedicated marketplace for all raw materials, equipment, machinery and technology used within the ceramic manufacturing supply chain.

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