Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance

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Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance
Founded 1999
Headquarters Stuttgart, Germany

Based in Stuttgart and integrating ten institutes of the Fraunhofer Society across Germany, the activities of the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance involve the production of models, prototypes, tools and small-series end products. The Fraunhofer Society involves more than 80 research institutes, 59 of them Fraunhofer institutes across Germany. With 17,000 staff members, the largest organisation for advanced research in Europe provides the Alliance with a central platform for solutions related to additive manufacturing processes.


Founded in 1999 as the Fraunhofer Rapid Prototyping Alliance, it was renamed in 2009 as the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance. On 1 January 2010 the alliance was enlarged by the integration of the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU.


Partners of the alliance:


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