Besides the Nanotun3D project the EC funds two other NMP 7 Projects.

FAST – Functionally graded Additive Manufacturing (AM) scaffolds by hybrid manufacturing

FASTEight European companies and research institutes have teamed up in the EU-funded research and innovation project “FAST”, which stands for “Functionally graded Additive Manufacturing (AM) scaffolds by hybrid manufacturing”, to make a new 3D printing technology available for the manufacture of implants customized to the patient at affordable cost. Specific patient implants can promote effective preoperative planning, shortening the time of surgery and improving the lifetime of the implant.

FAST project partners:

  • Abalonyx AS, Norway
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST, Germany
  • Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Spain
  • GeSIM Gesellschaft für Silizium-Mikrosysteme mbH, Germany
  • Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • Nadir S. r. l., Italy
  • Polyvation BV, The Netherlands
  • Prolabin & Tefarm S. r. l., Italy


DIMAP: Digital Materials for 3D Printing

DIMAPThe DIMAP project focuses on the development of novel ink materials for 3D multi-material printing by PolyJet technology. They will advance the state-of-the art of AM through modifications of their fundamental material properties by mainly using nanoscale material enhanced inks.


DIMAP project partners:

  • PROFACTOR GmbH, Austria
  • Stratasys, Israel
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT , Germany
  • Borealis Polyolefine GmbH, Austria
  • Tiger Coatings, Austria
  • FESTO AG & CO KG, Germany
  • Philips Lighting Nederland, Netherlands
  • Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz, Austria
  • Soreq Nuclear Research Center, Israel
  • cirp GmbH, Germany
  • PV Nano Cell Ltd, Israel
  • Tecnologia Navarra de Nanoproductos, Spain