Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)
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Award for TU Wien spinoff

Cubicure GmbH, a recent spin-off from our group, was awarded the Vienna Start-up Star award Merkur 2016 of the Vienna chamber of commerce.

Horizon 2020 ToMax

The AMT team at TU Wien is coordinator of the Horizon 2020 project ToMax (Toolless Manufacturing of complex structures). 9 partners from 7 European countries will perform research on lithography-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies for advanced polymers and ceramics. The project started on January 1st 2015.

Austrian Lead-project "Addmanu.at"

The AMT group at TU Wien is scientific coordinator of the recently awarded lead project Additive manufacturing - AddManu.at which is funded by the Austrian research agency FFG. 17 partners from industry and academia will perform research on AMT with a budget of 6Mio Euro. The management of the project is performed by the University of Mining and Metallurgy in Leoben, industrial partners include Airbus, GE Jenbacher, Magna, LAM Research, Lithoz, RHI and VOEST.

The project runs from 2015-2019.

3D-printing and Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)

We are a team of mechanical engineers, materials scientists and chemists, headed by Prof. Liska and Prof. Stampfl. Our goal is to do research in the field of lithography-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies (3D-printing). Although our focus is on materials, we aim at covering the complete process chain from initiators over thermosetting polymers to system design and development and thermomechanical characterization of the obtained parts and materials.

More details about our work on multiphoton lithography can be found in a recently published book.

Education and Research

One key topic of research is related to using 3D-printing in the context of digital dentistry. The AMT-team at TU Wien is thus closely related to the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Photopolymers in digital and restorative dentistry. In addition, ground-breaking basic research is performed within the ERC starting grant LeBMEC.

In addition to our research, we are involved in the education of chemists, mechanical engineers and materials scientists. Classes with close relation to AMT include

308.865 Additive Manufacturing Technologies

163.059 Polymer Chemistry