Hybrid INDustrial CONstruction through a 3D printing

Advanced Manufacturing has been highlighted by the EU as one of the key enablers to support and promotion of business research and innovation in key enabling technologies. Therefore, a number of objectives, aligned with pursuing the large scale targets, have been set for advanced manufacturing through four pillars: technology, economic, social and environment. Thus, HINDCON project aims to adapt manufacturing technologies to the construction sector, advancing towards industrialisation and overcoming the limitations of actual approach for introducing Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing in construction activities. The project has a duration of 36 months. The main aim of the HINDCON project is to develop and demonstrate a hybrid machine regarding 3D printing technologies with concrete materials focused on the industrialization of the Construction Industry, delivering to this sector an innovative technology that reduces environmental impact at the same time it reduces dramatically economic costs. The collaborative structure of the project will help to: 1) Integrate different technologies that converge in a hybrid solution. HINDCON
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Web resources: http://www.hindcon3d.com
Start date: 15-09-2016
End date: 14-09-2019
Total budget - Public funding: 4 798 205,00 Euro - 4 798 205,00 Euro
Call topic: Novel hybrid approaches for additive and subtractive manufacturing machines (FoF.2016.01)

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