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October IMFS (Meta Materials and Manufacturing) has been postponed!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

We regret to announce that the International Manufacturing Forum Series Session scheduled to take place on Thursday 7th October focused on “Meta Materials and Manufacturing” has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. It will now be added to the programme for 2022.   We are pleased to say that the IMFS session for November 4th focused on “Managing Direct Digital Manufacturing” has an excellent program of keynote speakers. There [+]

IMFS SEPTEMBER – Manufacturing and Digital Twins | 2nd September 2021

Friday, August 13th, 2021

International Manufacturing Forum Series 2021 – 2nd September 2021 – Manufacturing and Digital Twins …   The International Manufacturing Forum Series is a major initiative from the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP) of the Polytechnic of Leiria in Portugal. This is a twelve day virtual conference spread over 12 months, with a one conference held on the first Thursday of each month. Each one day conference will focus [+]

IMFS August will take place next week | 5th August

Friday, July 30th, 2021

The August 2021 session of the International Manufacturing Forum Series will take place next Thursday, 5th of August, starting from 10:00am (GMT+1), via Zoom platform.     Natural Products are widely used as ingredients in pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics and other products. Intelligent manufacturing of natural raw materials enables the possibility to obtain reinforced composites, useful in many industries such as the textile, paper, plastic, construction and medical. In food, natural products can be employed as additive [+]

The TT2V Project Results Demonstration event

Monday, June 28th, 2021

TT2V Project Results Demonstration   The TT2V Project supports the demonstration of the applicability of EPMT – Elastomer Powder Modified Thermoplastics for highly technical products and was scheduled to be completed in mid-2020, but, due to COVID-19, was delayed for about a year. We are now reaching the final stage of the project.   In the TT2V project we have studied around 100 composites, using PE, PP (Copo and [+]

International Manufacturing Forum Series 2021 – 1st July 2021

Monday, June 28th, 2021

  The July 2021 session of the International Manufacturing Forum Series will take place next Thursday, 1st of July, starting from 10:00am (GMT+1), via Zoom platform.     The session theme is Digital Manufacturing on a Large Scale. Direct Digital Manufacturing is a family of technologies which is able to product products directly from a digital definition without the use of moulds or other complex tooling. These technologies directly enable the possibility of personalisation of the form of [+]