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Start-Ups Pioneering The Circular Economy
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Start-Ups Pioneering The Circular Economy

BRINGING BREAKTHROUGH IDEAS TO LIFE

Discover how three pioneering engineering businesses took their ideas from pitch to product in record time. You’ll share their experiences, explore the challenges they faced and how sustainability drove their innovative solutions. 

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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Human Earth Industries
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Human Earth Industries

Robin Kocher is developing a specially engineered suit that can withstand extreme temperature conditions and protect the wearer in heavy impact situations. 

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Sobits
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Sobits

As the population dwindles in some parts of the world, it is becoming increasingly imperative to find alternate ways of performing certain repetitive tasks. The Sobits team is designing a robotic hand capable of substituting activities performed by a human hand

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: UV Robotics Limited
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: UV Robotics Limited

From serving food in restaurants to disinfecting public spaces, these robots can do it all. UV Robotics team is developing ground based autonomous robots with diverse functionalities. 

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Lunar Rover Arm
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Lunar Rover Arm

Lunar arm for excavation is quite expensive to build and requires materials that are lightweight and strong. The student team from Concordia University, Montreal are developing a 3D printed lunar rover arm for the Canadian Space agency.

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Airgility
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: Airgility

The aerial robotics industry is highly innovative with constant application specific developments. Airgility is one such disruptive innovator with several mission specific drones in their portfolio that can take care of inspection activities that are far too dangerous for humans. Read on to discover more about their drones.

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: CROVER
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs: CROVER

Minimizing food waste and maximizing amount of grains surviving till the end of supply chain is crucial. The CROVER team is tackling a serious problem which is often overlooked in the food supply chain. They are developing a subterranean robot, capable of monitoring grain quality in silos and other grain storage chambers.

The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs #7: Esses
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The 3D Printing Entrepreneurs #7: Esses

An accessible world is a basic human right. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to access the world equally. Alan Esses and Alberto Esses are looking to tackle this issue by designing a customized wheelchair for Sophia Malthus, so that her life on a wheelchair gets more comfortable and accessible.

Agile Minimum Viable Product
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Agile Minimum Viable Product

Agile is an initiative across all of the MCG Advanced Materials operations.


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Prototyping & scaling your production
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Prototyping & scaling your production

Manufacturers across the globe face the same challenge—the high cost and long lead times is killing good products before they are even launched. Additive manufacturing has become a go-to for rapid prototyping for many projects.

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Putting The Circular Economy Into Practice
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Putting The Circular Economy Into Practice

SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY INTO PRACTICE

Discover how we’re putting our sustainability strategy into practice and driving the circular economy, or what we call KAITEKI. You'll hear how we work across our supply chain to take back waste and end-of-life materials and discover some of the industry's key challenges in closing the loop and driving circularity. 

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Freeform Injection Molding: The next generation of injection molding
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Freeform Injection Molding: The next generation of injection molding

Prototyping is the starting point of the innovation cycle. In an age where new innovations pop up every other minute, 3D printing has established itself as one of the most popular prototyping techniques. But have you ever considered injection molding for prototyping? 

Design Thinking: The Journey from an Idea to a Product
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Design Thinking: The Journey from an Idea to a Product

We live in times where innovation is at its peak with plenty of ‘market disruptors’. This consistent innovation is facilitated by a design methodology known as Design Thinking which enables companies to tackle real world problems more efficiently.