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Autodesk launches manifesto "Enabling the Art of the Impossible: How Britain can lead the 4th Industrial Revolution” to drive Industry 4.0. more

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Over the past few decades, the UK has become a hotbed of innovative ideas, concepts and designs in both technology and application development within the additive manufacturing sector. more

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An IP summit has committed to cracking down on IP crime, with the Department for Business, Industry and Skills identifying 3D printing as an emerging technology to watch. more

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New Scientist has revealed the UK Government has been assessing the danger of 3D-printed guns, potentially nipping possible threats in the bud before Cody Wilson's Liberator appears in the UK. more

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A scheme that has already boosted 3D printing's position in the UK manufacturing supply chain is providing a further £100 million to strengthen British manufacturing. more

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David Cameron has praised additive manufacturing industry leader Renishaw for its contribution to reviving British industry while on a tour of the company's Woodchester facility this month. more

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The University of Leeds has been granted over £1 million to support an additive manufacturing project as part of the Government's plans to invest in the Great British Technologies. more

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We paid a visited to the Hanseatic City of Lübeck to see how SLM Solutions invite their customers to share skills and experiences. more

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The Chancellor has stepped out with his red briefcase and presented his financial map for the country, with particular support for manufacturing. But will additive manufacturing benefit at all? more

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The Government and BCC are promoting National Apprenticeship Week, encouraging more employers to make apprentices a real part of their workforce. more

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British aerospace manufacturing is key to the supply chain as demand rises. Good news for additive manufacturing, but one group wants more Govt support. more

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It's been a mad year for 3D printing, but what better time to join the fun? TCT Digital Media & Community Editor Rose Brooke looks back on the biggest stories of her first year in 3D printing. more

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3D printing in schools to be given a boost thanks to a £500,000 injection from the Department for Education following a successful trial. more

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3T RPD has secured major Government financing for a number of additive manufacturing R&D projects. more

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This year's TCT Show + Personalize promises to represent additive manufacturing and its applications in the aerospace sector, with major industry players already registered to attend. more

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The British aerospace industry has achieved a new growth milestone as students are recruited into an industry-leading scheme. more

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Airbus A380

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Businesses in the aerospace supply chain could benefit from another government funding scheme - potentially benefitting 3D printing research and development. more

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The future of UK additive manufacturing could benefit from a £290 million cash boost announced by the Government. more

The business secretary Vince Cable announced yesterday plans to invest close to £15 million in the British 3D printing business. more

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The UK Government has announced it has earmarked nearly £15 million to support 3D printing projects. more

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