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Initiative Description

Materia is an ambitious training course dedicated to the most innovative 3D printing applications in the gold and mechanical sectors. The training course, developed by the Digital Innovation Hub of Confartigianato Imprese Vicenza, aims to create a permanent laboratory aimed at the dissemination of 4.0 manufacturing in artistic craftsmanship and in the mechanical industry, developing high-level skills, specific to its sector, to be used immediately in the company production process.


Training Objectives

Foundation Training: provides the basic skills of a solid modeling program that allows the three-dimensional design of the object (Rhinoceros - Rhinogold application) providing the skills for the use of 3D printers and laser cutting.

Training Contents

Foundation Training: Rhinoceros / Rhinogold basic, Basic mathematics for the formation of complex solids, Automatic paving and industrialization of articles for direct 3D printing, Design time and costs, 2D plate cutting and engraving.

Digital Innovation Hubs

Digital Innovation Hub Vicenza


  • 3D Printing


  • Workshop
  • Practical session in lab


  • Face to face

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness
  • Configuration

Target Group

  • Operators

Instruction Level

  • Fundation
  • Advanced


  • Mechanical and gold industry

Education Level

  • High School


  • More than 20


  • The training was provided under any EU project

Countries where training is provided

  • Italy

Cities where training is provided

  • Vincenza

Languages this training can be provided

  • Italian