How 3D Printing Will Enable The 4th Industrial Revolution

3D printing is not just a cool technology for rapid prototyping, modelling and specialist one-off products. It is a fundamental building block of the ‘4th industrial revolution’ that has the potential to transform the way in which production and consumption are connected. This talk explores how this is happening using examples from medical prosthetics, aerospace, disaster relief, and education.

Dr. Tim Minshall is a Reader in Technology and Innovation Management at Cambridge University Engineering Department and a Fellow of Churchill College. His research, teaching and outreach is focused on open innovation, the adoption of new technologies, the development of engineering skills, and the growth of the Cambridge high tech cluster.

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