Visit of the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education

Friday, May 13th, 2016

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 [+]

Prime-Minister inaugurates new CDRSP-IPLeiria facilities

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

On the 21st of April, the new building of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development was inaugurated by António Costa, Prime-minister of Portugal, in Industrial Park of the Marinha Grande. This event gathered many political and academic personalities such as Ana Abrunhosa, President of CCDRC and Paulo Vicente, Mayor of the city of Marinha Grande. These new facilities gathers 15 laboratories and training rooms that will serve [+]

The Portuguese Prime Minister will inaugurate the new facility of CDRSP

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

The Prime Minister António Costa will preside the inauguration of the new facility of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development from the Polytechnic of Leiria, which will take place next Thursday, April 21st, at 18.30. The new infrastructure will serve as support for R&D activities, advanced training and dissemination actions, aiming for knowledge and technology transfer between academia and industry. It has 19 new laboratories with state [+]

Visit from the first year students of Mechanical Engineering

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

In the 24th of March CDRsp received the first year students of Mechanical Engineering from ESTG. They visited the CDRsp laboratories, especially the ones regarding mechanical processes and products where they had a closer contact with some of the techniques they studied. As 3DPrinting becomes more a direct production process then prototyping technique, students had the opportunity to contact with state of the art equipments and their products.

DDM4MED – Digital Direct Manufacturing for Medicine

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

The second workshop on Applications of Direct Digital Manufacturing for Medicine will take place on 18th of May 2016. It is organized by the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP) and it aims to illustrate the state-of-the-art regarding the principles and methodologies associated with Digital Manufacturing to Medicine. DDM4MED provides a multidisciplinary forum for researchers to hear about latest developments from experts in the field and identify new topics [+]