The International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) recognizes the world’s best innovations in the growing expanse of additive processes in all areas of modern manufacturing. The inaugural award will identify and recognize the premier example of advancement in additive processes and applications, taking into account concept, design, prototype, manufacturing and application impact. Individuals, companies and research institutes are all invited to submit entries.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA:

  • — Technological Innovations
  • — Benefits for industry, environment, and society
  • — Cost effectiveness
  • — Form of depiction / presentation
  • — Reality test in an industrial application

JURY:

Dr. Jens Ertel, Head of Rapid Technologies
BMW A.G.

Ken Fouhy, Editor In Chief
VDI NACHRICHTEN, VDI VERLAG GMBH

John Hornick, Partner
FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GARRETT & DUNNER

Ulli Klenk, General Manager Competence Center Additive Manufacturing
SIEMENS, DIGITAL FACTORY DIVISION

Greg Morris
G.E. AVIATION

Dr. Bernhard Müller, Spokesman
FRAUNHOFER ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE

Dr. Wilfried Schafer, Executive Director
VDW - GERMAN MACHINE TOOL BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION

Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt, Director
UNIVERSITÄT ERLANGEN-NÜRNBERG, INSTITUTE OF PHOTONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Tim Shinbara, Vice President – Manufacturing Technology
AMT - THE ASSOCIATION FOR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

Pete Zelinski, Editor In Chief
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, GARDNER BUSINESS MEDIA INC.

NEXT IAMA PRESENTATION:


February 23-27, 2016 — METAV 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany
AWARD CEREMONY:

February 24, 2016, 9:50 CET at Inside 3D Printing
CCD Ost (Congress Center Düsseldorf Ost), Düsseldorf, Germany
Registration Form
Instructions- English | Instructions- German


INAUGURAL IAMA PRESENTATION:

March 4-7, 2015 — The MFG Meeting, Orlando, FL
Presentation | Slides | Interview


DOWNLOAD THE BROCHURE:

About IAMA - English | About IAMA - German

CONTACTS:

Bonnie Gurney
Director - Communications
AMT - THE ASSOCIATION FOR MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
bgurney@AMTonline.org
+1 703-827-5277

Amber L. Thomas
athomas@amtonline.org
+1 703-827-5230

Vibeke Hoffmann
VEREIN DEUTSCHER
WERKZEUGMASCHINENFABRIKEN (VDW)
V.hoffmann@vdw.de
+49 (0) 69 75 60 81-56