In 2017, the 3rd edition of the Add+it (Symposium on ADDitive Manufacturing and Innovative Technologies), focused on polymers, will take place on September 28 – 29, 2017, in Steyr, AT.

Plenary speakers – Add+it 2017:


Prof. Dr. Mirko Meboldt

ETH Zurich
Chair of Product Dev.& Eng. Design, Schwitzerland


Tom Mulholland

Polymer Engineering Center,
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA


Daniel Siegel

Alfred Wegener Institute, Elise Group, Germany


Dr. Ing. Bogdan Dybała

Wroclaw University of Technology,
Center for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, Fraunhofer Project Center, Polen


Dr. Ing. Benoit Herman

Louvain Bionics Coordinator,
Université Catholique de Louvain,



Dr. Roger Assaker

e-Xstream Engineering & Chief Material Strategist, MSC Software, Belgium




Dr. Margherita Cioffi

Rina Consulting S.p.A. ,
AM-motion project, Italy

Cândida Malça

Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development of Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

Thomas Willinger

Siemens Industry Software GmbH, Digital Factory Division, Austria


Session Speakers – Add+it2017

Material Development for AM

(Session Chair: Prof Major, JKU)


DI Dr. Andreas Haider

Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH, Austria



Dennis Graf

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
IAM-WK, Germany



 Markus Kaltenbrunner

EVO-tech, Austria



Dr. Thomas Fischinger



Ommeaymen Sheikhnejad-Bishe PhD

JKU IPPE, Austria


Karsten Schlichter

Bluestar Silicone, France

Additive Manufacturing for Medical Applications

(Session Chair: Dr. H-P. Huber, Medical Cluster)


Philip Czapka

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, Germany


Dr. Simon Gruber

W2P Engineering, Austria



 Ralf Schumacher

University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland


National flag ship project „Addmanu“

(Session Chair: Prof J. Stampfl, TU Wien)


Dr. Gerald Mitteramskogler 

Lithoz, Austria

Martin Spörk

Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria


 Dr. Michael Mühlberger




Christopher Wiednig

voestalpine Additive Manufacturing Center, Germany

Dr. Dieter Holzinger

Tiger Coatings, Austria

Micro/Nano Additive Manufacturing

(Session Chair: Dr. Th. Fischinger, PROFACTOR)


Dr. Markus Pfaffinger

cubicure, Austria


Ass. Prof. Francesco Moscato

Medical University Vienna
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Austria

Dr. Jochen Zimmer

Nanoscribe, Germany


 Michael Haslinger


 Dr. Ladislav Kuna

Joanneum Research, Austria

Integrated Electronics

(Session Chair: Dr. Markus Koppe, smart plastic initiative)


Dr. Patrick Galliker

Scrona, Schwitzerland


Dr. Volker Zöllmer

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Germany

Dr. Fernando de la Vega

PV Nano Cell, Isreal


Prof. Dr. Dieter Suess

University of  Vienna, Austria

Roman Lassnig

RISE Acreo, Sweden

Additive Product Engineering

(Session Chair: Dr. M. Reiter JKU IPPE and W. Bohmayr, Kunststoffcluster)


Arko Steinwender

Fraunhofer Austria Research


Prof. Dr. Bernhard Heiden

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria


Bernhard Mayrhofer

Canon Austria GmbH, Austria



Martin Reiter

JKU IPPE, Austria

Gabriel Dämmer

Festo, Germany

Mini-Maker Fair (September 29-30)
 There is the possibility to visit the new Maker Space of Steyr during the Mini-Maker-Fair on September 29 from 14:00 to 19:00. Makers come to show their creations and share their learnings. A 3D-printing LAB with novel technologies is part of the maker space. The association „Steyr Werke“  establishes the maker space in Musuem Arbeitswelt (Symposium location) in April 2017. The maker space is situated at the ground floor of the symposium location.



Here you can download the program of the Add+it 2016.










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Im Stadtgut A2 | 4407 Steyr-Gleink | Austria
Tel. +43(0)7252 885-101

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