Six Educational Institutes Each Receive $100,000 Grant from Arconic Foundation for AM Research

Published by , May 23, 2017 11:44 am

(TCTMagazine)  The University of Sheffield has received a $100,000 grant from Arconic Foundation to support the institute’s adoption of contemporary technologies, such as additive manufacturing and robotics. In the US, Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, Indiana; Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, Michigan; and Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Tennessee will all receive a grant of the same total. Meanwhile, in Germany, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research, in coordination with Hochschule Fresenius Dusseldorf will also be recipients of a grant, as will Obuda University in Szekesfehervar, Hungary.
Arconic Foundation is the independent philanthropic division of Arconic Inc., the advanced materials company with experience in a number of modern manufacturing technologies. The $100,000 grant, which equates to £75,000, was delivered through Arconic Foundation’s Advanced Manufacturing Education Grant Program. This program was launched to address the shift in manufacturing from traditional methods to the likes of additive manufacturing and automation.

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