Technical Creativity in 3D printing

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Technical Creativity in 3D printing

Initiative Description

The technical creativity in 3D printing module focuses on developing technical creativity and technological entrepreneurship as key competencies. It is based on the expertise of HEI MAKER project partners in higher education, maker-spaces and business. The main technologies considered in the module are CAD, 3D scanning and 3D printing.


Training Objectives

The aim of the training is to familiarize learners, higher education institutions (HEI), students and lecturers, with the basic 3D printing and 3D scanning knowledge needed for building a prototype and with real case examples of 3D printing based start-up

Training Contents

Definitions, 3D printing processes and technologies, 3D printing advantages and limitations, 3D printing materials, 3D printing work flow, 3D Printing orientation, Process parameters in 3D Printing, 3D printer key components.

Digital Innovation Hubs

Sunrise Valley Digital Innovation Hub


  • 3D Printing


  • Lecture
  • Practical exercices


  • Blended

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness

Target Group

  • Operators

Instruction Level

  • Intermediate


  • Education

Education Level

  • Ocupational Studies


  • 10 to 20


  • HEI MAKERS (Erasmus+)

Languages this training can be provided

  • English