4th Transnational Project Meeting of 3D2ACT Erasmus+ Project

On Thursday 8 September and Friday 9 September 2022, the hybrid 4th Transnational Project Meeting of the Erasmus+ project 3D2ACT: Fostering Industry 4.0 And 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future took place in Crete, Greece at the Computer Science Department Building, Room B318 of the University of Crete, in …

Careers in 3D Printing

Undoubtedly, 3D printing is reshaping and revolutionizing the way products are developed and produced. With advances in materials and processes, things that would have been almost impossible to manufacture through traditional means, now are feasible, from engineering to medicine, from food to fashion and design, from airplane parts to cars, and from electronics to education. …

3D2ACT was presented at the 4th Panhellenic Scientific Conference organized by the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education of Crete

On Saturday, May 21st, 2022 the 4th Panhellenic Scientific Conference organized by the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education of Crete, Greece, took place online, under the subject of “The Transformation of the School in the 21st Century: Positions – Contradictions – Convergences”. During the Conference the Erasmus+ project “3D2ACT: Fostering Industry 4.0 and …

3D Printing: Social & Business Opportunities

Many scientific researchers refer to the great contribution of 3D printing during the pandemic crisis. According to their studies, the 3D printing that was used yesterday to make prototypes has now been extended to the manufacture of products. A procedure that was proved to be beneficial in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic considering the masks produced for the nursing staff.

3rd Transnational Project Meeting of 3D2ACT Erasmus+ Project

On Monday 14 February and Tuesday 15 February 2022, the 3rd Transnational project meeting of the Erasmus+ project 3D2ACT: Fostering Industry 4.0 And 3D Technologies Through Social Entrepreneurship: An Innovative Programme for a Sustainable Future took place online, due to Covid-19 restrictions. Representatives of all seven (7) partners from Greece, Italy, Spain, Cyprus and Netherlands participated in this …

What are the Next Trends in 3D Printing?

Dr. Jeffrey Graves (president and CEO of 3D Systems) thinks that additive manufacturing will get a bigger role in the 3D printing sector. There are more organisations that carefully explore additive manufacturing for their very specific applications. Moreover, they are aiming at working with a partner who not only can integrate the entire solution and …

The 3D2ACT Project was presented at the Final Conference of the Erasmus+ Project DIMAS organised by the Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education of Crete

On 3 December 2021, the Regional Directorate of Education of Crete (RDPSEC) organised and implemented the Final Conference of the Erasmus+ project DIMAS took place in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The conference was also broadcasted live on YouTube. The event was viewed by students and teachers, in Greece, Spain, Sweden and Cyprus, who, in their majority, …

Press Release #1: General Presentation and First Products of 3D2ACT Erasmus+ Project

The 3D2ACT Erasmus+ project aims to strengthen key competences of VET trainers, support the uptake of innovative approaches and digital technologies for teaching and learning and consequently catalyze the adoption of related tools and methods by educators, youth workers, educational leaders and supporting staff. At the same time, the project will create opportunities for linking VET …

3D2ACT promoted through the University of Crete Newsletter

The 3D2ACT project and the participation of University of Crete in the ERASMUS Days 2021 event were presented on its official e-Newsletter (Issue 12, October 2021, page 13), which is distributed online by email. You can fine the e-Newsletter here. The University of Crete e-Newsletter was also picked up by other educational media and websites …

The 3D2ACT Project was presented at the Postgraduate Program “Specialization in ICTs and Special Education”

On 30 October 2021, the sixth academic year of the postgraduate studies program entitled “Specialization in ICTs and Special Education-Psychopedagogy of Integration”, organised by Net Media Lab of N.C.S.R. “Demokritos” in collaboration with the Democritus University of Thrace, begun and was held online. During the first lecture, Dr. Athanasios Drigas, head of Net Media Lab, …