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2018-01-18

CLLAIM or Additive Manufacturing professional profiles

Additive manufacturing (AM) technology is available since the 1980s. However, it has only demonstrated more impact in the past decade, as the varied array of new products and services showed new possibilities for a wide range of industries. Demand for additive manufacturing and related services  ...

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2018-01-16

Projects for Policies 4th Industrial Revolution

EWF, represented by Prof. Luisa Coutinho, was invited as Expert, by European Commission DG Research & Innovation Industrial Technologies to participate in a validation workshop for discussing the report Projects-for-Policies 4th Industrial Revolution, on January 15th in Brussels.  Today,  ...

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2018-01-10

Successful career in welding – EWF Best Welding Coordinator Award 2016

The EWF Award for the Best Welding Coordinator distinguishes every year the outstanding contribution to the quality of welded production. The award is given to a European Welding Engineer that has exceled on the responsibilities of a welding coordinator in accordance with ISO 14731 and ISO 3834-2,  ...

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2017-11-29

Work-based learning (WBL) Opportunities in Welding - bridging the gap between education and business

Work-based learning opportunities in Welding (WOW) project aims to bridge the gap between the worlds of education and business by developing a work-based learning system for the manufacturing sector. A European cooperative structure, which involves EWF community (EWF's Authorised National Bodies  ...

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2017-11-27

Europe’s manufacturing transformation discussed in Lisbon

Manufacturing is at the core Europe’s history since the industrial revolution. And its legacy can be seen in the number of companies, organisations and research institutions that exist in the continent that inherently work in the field. The new industrial revolution, currently in its infancy, and  ...

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2017-11-24

Large Additive Subtractive Integrated Modular Machine (LASIMM) presented to the European Industry

On November, 14th the LASIMM consortium gathered in a meeting, organised by EWF and which took place together with the 25th EWF anniversary celebrations, in Oeiras, Portugal. This reunion marked the end of the first year of the project development.This meeting allowed all the consortium partners to  ...

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2017-11-22

Reducing the size of every electronic device - Miniaturization of Printed Circuit Boards

Whether designing miniaturized electromechanical systems, wireless telecommunications products or electronics packaging, engineers who develop electronics/electrical products face two common challenges: time and space. No matter what the final product is, engineers, designing products in this area  ...

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2017-11-21

Contributing to the Additive Manufacturing standardisation effort in Europe

On the 16th of November, a meeting of the European Committee for standardisation took place. The gathering happened in TagusPark congress centre during the 25th EWF’s anniversary celebration. This technical committee is responsible for developing standards regarding additive manufacturing  ...

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2017-11-13

EWF 25th anniversary

This year, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the EWF, a series of conferences will take place in Portugal focused on the future of European industry and the qualifications needed to achieve it. Throughout this week and for debates on themes such as 3D printing or the factories of the future, will  ...

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2017-10-25

15-16 November - European Conference on Sectoral International Qualifications

The conference aims to present and validate a methodology for aligning International Sectoral Qualifications with EU policies/tools (EQF, Learning Outcomes, and ECVET), which is being organised in the framework of the RAINBOW project, co-financed by the EU, under the Erasmus + programme. The  ...

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