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Speaking Partners

holst centre

TNO – Holst Centre . Holst Centre is an independent R&D center that develops technologies for wireless autonomous sensor technologies and flexible electronics, in an open innovation setting and in dedicated research trajectories.

A key feature of Holst Centre is its partnership model with industry and academia based around roadmaps and programs. It is this kind of cross-fertilization that enables Holst Centre to tune its scientific strategy to industrial needs.


When Materialise was founded in 1990, our goal was to enable new uses for the extraordinary potential that 3D printing offers. Since then, we have leveraged our experience to create a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form a backbone for the 3D printing industry.

Our open and flexible platforms enable players in industries such as healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that make the world a better and healthier place.

Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise has combined the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world.

Ultimately, we empower our customers to transition towards a digital manufacturing process and to launch innovations that have the potential to forever change the faces of their industries.

Linde Gas

Linde plc is a leading industrial gases and engineering company with 2018 pro forma sales of USD 28 billion (EUR 24 billion). The company employs approximately 80,000 people globally and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Linde plc delivers innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers and creates long-term value for all stakeholders. The company is making our world more productive by providing products, technologies and services that help customers improve their economic and environmental performance in a connected world.

DyeMansion GmbH

DyeMansion is a Munich, Germany-based company offering finishing systems that turn 3D-printed raw parts into high-value products.




AITIIP Technology Centre. AITIIP Technological Centre is a non-profit private entity which goal is to increase the competitiveness of the companies in the moulds and plastic parts manufacturing industry, and as well as to spread knowledge and to transfer the know-how to face new technological challenges.

Its R+D department has three strong research lines: composites and nanomaterials, manufacturing processes and product development. In cooperation between both departments AITIIP´s team pursues the improvement of plastic injection technologies and adaptation of novel material to manufacturing processes.

AITIP is also coordinating the KRAKEN project (H2020-FoF-01-2016-723759): In KRAKEN project, new additive technologies targeting large areas


Parts On Demand B.V. Parts on Demand is the 3D print service of the Vesco Group. With our roots in product development, production and inventing, we are on the frontline of technological development every day. Producing prototypes and small series is part of that and we see an even bigger challenge in optimising production and products.

3D printing offers design opportunities we never believed possible. And, let’s be honest. If you haven’t informed yourself you probably still don’t believe them possible. That is why we, as experts, offer you our services for co-developing and optimising your processes and products. Or helping you find the right production method for your novelty. Because we are well aware we are not the only clever ones around. We just happen to be the experts on 3D.

Hosting Partner

Brainport Eindhoven. From the world of printing we are gradually moving towards a printed world. The region Brainport Eindhoven, in the south of the Netherlands, will shape the printed world of tomorrow. Brainport has an ecosystem of world-class 3D-printing suppliers, knowledge institutes and OEM’s. The region is famous for applying its mechatronics competences in building machines with nanometre precision for especially high mix, low volume, high complexity. We have a proven track-record for future market-demands like cost-efficient mass customization. The development agency of the region, Brainport Development, can help you with doing business in and with the region.

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Logo-Automotive-Campus-002-e1550747089278.pngAutomotive Campus. The Automotive Campus in Helmond, right in the middle of the Brainport Region, is the national and international hotspot, meetingplace and a potential businesslocation for automotive business. De Automotive Campus offers an attractive environment for learning- and working, a state of the art technology and related (test-) facilities as well as flexible residential concepts.

Content partner


Cecimo is the European Association representing the common interests of the Machine Tool Industries globally and at EU level. We bring together 15 National Associations of machine tool builders, which represent approximately 1300 industrial enterprises in Europe (EU + EFTA + Turkey), over 80% of which are SMEs. CECIMO covers 98% of total Machine Tool production in Europe and about 36% worldwide. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of more than €24 billion in 2016. Approximately 75% of CECIMO production is shipped abroad, whereas around half of it is exported outside Europe. CECIMO assumes a key role in determining the strategic direction of the European machine tool industry and promotes the development of the sector in the fields of economy, technology and science.

flam3dFlam3D is the independent not-for-profit platform for all stakeholders active in the domain of 3D-printing. We unite, represent and support companies, research institutions, governments and stakeholders. Over 80 companies and research institutes are member of our association.
Flam3D is looking to strengthen value chains, both inside and outside the organization. We are open for companies and organizations interested in 3D-printing and Additive Manufacturing applications. Within our network, we will always find relevant contacts to help you with your 3D challenge.

Media partners

 3D Adept

3D Adept is a Communication Company dedicated to the additive manufacturing industry (

3D Adept Media provides the latest trends and analysis in the 3D printing industry in English & French. Our media include an online media and a bimonthly magazine, 3D Adept Mag. All issues of 3D Adept Mag are available to download free of charge and are distributed free of charge in events where we are a media partner.

Our mission is to help any company develop its services and activities in the 3D printing industry.

aftersales magazine Aftersales magazine

Dutch automotive trade magazine and platform which focusses on aftersales in a broad sense. Both OE and IAM are being covered as well as regular maintenance and body repair.

Vakblad en platform voor de Nederlandse autobranche met een sterke focus op aftersales in de breedte van het woord. Zowel binnen het merkgebonden als ongebonden kanaal en inclusief het segment schadeherstel. is the online career portal for engineering students, graduates and professionals, providing a unique layout of engineering related jobs, study programs, news and other career specific information and services.


Mind Commerce.

Mind Commerce is your trusted source for research and strategic analysis focused on digital technologies and the telecommunications industry. Our reports provide key trends, projections, and in-depth analysis for infrastructure, platforms, devices, applications, services, emerging business models and opportunities.Key focus areas for Mind Commerce include:Cloud Computing, Data Technologies, and the Internet of Things. Contact us today for an initial discussion and/or briefing about our research.


EUWID is a specialist trade publisher with a team of approximately 40 journalists, covering a wide range of industries. Whether recycling, timber, or energy – our editorial teams stay in close contact with industry players to report on the key developments in their sectors. We carefully check the information, add context and package the news in a compact format that provides concise coverage and analysis. Our readers save precious time because EUWID gives them quick access to reliable information.

Manufacturing Technology
Manufacturing Technology Insights With immense industrial experience, Manufacturing Technology Insights is helping the industrial manufacturers focus their investments towards developing technology platforms and new operating models that can take their organisation to new heights and integrate their customers’ operations.

Manufacturing Technology Insights is increasing the organizational visibility and advising firms on the connectivity tools that can provide an insight into production levels, inventory and capacity availability, quality levels, and order status from all their suppliers. Following a unique model of learn-from-peer approach, Manufacturing Technology Insights is always looking for industry leaders to share their experiences, wisdom, and advice with our readership.

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