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3DP Business Innovators Meeting

October 15 @ 12:00 - October 16 @ 17:00

We are very pleased to inform you that our next 3DP Business Innovators Meeting (3DP BIM) will be hosted by our Lower Austrian colleagues and will take place in Vienna and Wiener Neustadt.

This meeting, co-organised by the Lower Austrian Business Agency ecoplus, AM Austria and the VI 3DP Pilot, will be held on the 16th and 17th of October 2023.  Participants in the meeting will be able to:

  1. Participate/contribute to matchmaking and projects generations sessions focusing on topics like ‘Improving Finishing’, ‘Increasing life of parts’, ‘More sustainable production’, etc.
  2. Visit companies/centres (FOTEC, RENA, Schiebel, RHP Technology, tbc)
  3. For those interested, it is also possible to combine the participation in the 3DP BIM with a participation in the international Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference (MAMC) 2023, which is taking place from the 17th to the 19th of October 2023). N.B.: participation in the 3DP BIM activities is free of charge. Participation in the Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference (MAMC) 2023 costs € 590, early bird.

Below you can find a draft agenda. You can already register to the event here !

: 2023, October 16th -17th

Place: Vienna and Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Co-organisers: ECO Plus, AM Austria, Vanguard Initiative 3DP Pilot  

Fee: The participation in the 3DP BIM activities are free of charges for VI members (please note that participants willing to also attend the Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will have to bear the cost/registration fee of the conference)

Day 1 – 16.10.2023, 12.00-18.30

Location: Tec-Lab IFT TU-Wien, Object OA, Franz-Grill-Straße 4, 1030 Wien (easy to reach from Vienna Airport: 15min train + 10min walk)

Timing (TBC) Name of the session (TBC)
12.00-12.30 Registration and networking lunch
12.30 – 13.45 Transversal Sessions: Welcome, Funding, and Gateway

–          Welcome and introduction from the hosts (Ecoplus, AM Austria – tbc)

–          Introduction VI 3DP pilot

–          Promotion of the 3DP Gateway platform by VI 3DP

–          Funding opportunities for interregional 3DP projects by VI 3DP Pilot

13.45-14.30 The Lower Austrian Ecosystem: pitches of Austrian companies and researchers, presenting expertise and demands/needs !

FOTEC, RHP, SBI, RENA, Schiebel, Bibus, Trivion

14.30-15.00 Networking and Booths visits:

–          The VI 3DP Pilot booth on funding

–          The Austrian companies and research organisations booths

15.00 – 17.00 Matchmaking and projects generations sessions in the following fields:

–          Improving Finishing (FOTEC, Rena Technologies, etc. )

–          Increasing life of parts (TU Wien, SBI, IGM, etc.)

–          Smart AM for Sustainable Production (Polimi, etc.)

–          Other topics to be confirmed soon !

Participants interested in presenting expertise and demands (i.e. complementary expertise/services/types of organisations looked for in view of achieving some strategic ambitions) in one of the aforementioned field can contact

17.00 – 18.30 Networking Dinner



Day 2 – 16.10.2023, 12.00-18.30

Location: Multiple locations, see below

Timing (TBC) Name of the session (TBC)
09.00 Bus transfer from Vienna Main Station to Wiener Neustadt (50 min.)
10.30 – 12.00 Study Visit FOTEC
12.00 – 18.00 Option A – Companies visits Option B – Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference
12:00 – Networking & Lunch

13:00 – 17:00 Study Visit to 2 companies, among the list below, TBC:

17:00 Joint dinner (e.g. at a vineyard near Wiener Neustadt) + bus transfer back to Vienna

12:00 – Departure bus transfer from TFZ Wiener Neustadt to Vienna

13:30 – 18:00 Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference 2023 (Location: Austrian Chamber of Commerce, Wiedner Hauptstraße 63, 1045 Vienna)

Programme: Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference 2023


Conference participation fee: € 650,-, (early bird: € 590,-)





October 15 @ 12:00
October 16 @ 17:00


Vienna and Wiener Neustadt




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