The AMaTUC consortium is composed of four excellent partners specialised in AM, innovation and technology transfer.
The Technical University of Cluj-Napoca is an important higher education institution, with almost 650 academic staff and over 13,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, master and PhD study programmes. The department of Manufacturing Engineering at TUCN participated to major research projects in the field of: CAD design, Finite Element Analyses (FEA), manufacturing engineering and additive manufacturing (AM) in particular.
The Research School of Design concentrates on cross-disciplinary research in the field of design and related subjects. Two of the research groups that contribute towards this endeavour are the Design Practice Research Group (DPRG) and the Additive Manufacturing Research Group (AMRG). Extensive additive manufacturing facilities are available and knowledge transfer to industry is an important part of the AMRG’s remit.
The Faculty of mechanical engineering and mechatronics at FH Aachen invested a lot in AM technology and the dedicated team of 30 members are specialised in SLM process development, material Studies and the production of metal, plastic and composite sample parts. FH Aachen is the initiator of the original and unique FabBus.
Intelligentsia Consultants provide high-quality, knowledge-based consultancy services to support research and innovation in private and public organisations. They have over 20 years’ experience of managing R&D and innovation projects on behalf of universities, public research organisations and private companies.