Visit of the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education

The Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, visited the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPLeiria) on the 10th of May within circuit of “Cities and Regions with Knowledge”. In this circuit, which began at 9:30 a.m. at the headquarters of the IPLeiria, the Minister visited its five schools, as well as some research infrastructures and projects.

In this context and by the Minister initiative, a  thematic meeting on the subject of  “Additive Manufacturing” occurred in Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP) where there were opportunities for the  discussion of the importance of creating a National Platform for Research and Development of Additive Manufacturing.