From Idea to Additive Manufacturing -
Arctic Community (I2AM)

I2AM - From Idea to Additive Manufacturing is an arctic community that aims to promote the knowledge and use of additive manufacturing in the northern regions of Europe, including Ireland. The core of the open community is made up of the RDI (Research, Development and Innovation) actors in the region, mainly universities and colleges, and the companies that work with them.

Currently the community has one ongoing project, IDiD - Implementation of DeD AM in future manufacturing

I2P - From Idea to Metal 3D Printing project has ended. More information about the results of the project can be found here.

Latest Community News:

15 June 2023 - The results of the I2P project have been added to the www pages.

01 January 2023 - IDiD project has started!

01 December 2022 - "IDiD - Implementation of DeD AM in future manufacturing" project has received a funding decision from The Managing Authority of the EU Intereg Aurora program!

06-07 October 2022 - I2P Project meeting in Narvik

22 August 2022 - The first version of the new website has been published. These pages are a work in progress. We apologise for their incompleteness!

More of the community activities on news page.

I2AM community operations and results



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