UK:  An industry-led forum is to be held in order to identify what new technologies such as 3D printing offer in terms of commercial opportunities for industrial production.

Specifically the costs, limitations and identification of where these processes could generate new value alongside traditional manufacturing methods will be highlighted at the event in London on November 19-20.

Themes to be discussed include industrial applications, material developments, state-of-the-art capabilities, designing for additive manufacture, equipment and material costs, mass production possibilities and intellectual property.