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Preparing the future of additive manufacturing
The SME Education Foundation is proud to partner with Polar3D in the 2018-19 General Electric Additive Education Program. GE’s Additive Education program for primary and secondary schools provides students with an introduction to additive manufacturing which allows them the opportunity to learn, and train with equipment that will power the next generation of manufacturing
25 SME PRIME High Schools were selected and will participate in the program with opportunities for students to develop leadership skills through conducting training sessions with primary schools in their local communities
Schools selected for the program receive a Dremel 3D45 printer, Polar Cloud access to software, curriculum, and collaboration tools, plus content and certification opportunities…
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