As a strategic partner of ETH Zurich, inspire AG is the leading Swiss competence centre for technology transfer to the mechanical, electrical and metal (MEM) industries. It conducts research for the industry, develops state-of-the-art technologies, methods and processes and solves problems in all areas of product innovation and production technology. inspire brings together the best partners from industry, universities and technical colleges for joint projects and has the brains, knowledge and experience to successfully turn ideas into innovations. inspire can provide new solutions wherever new territory is to be broken, where technical or project management skills are lacking and where unbiased judgement is required. inspire is a technology competence centre funded by the Swiss Confederation, created by a joint initiative of Swissmem and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich.
Inspire conducts research and development in the field of production engineering. The additive manufacturing group has been working for 20 years on material and process developments in the field of powder bed based AM processes. Questions regarding AM quality assurance along the entire process chain are central to this work. We currently see our collaboration primarily in the areas of "Materials" and "Education".
Know-how in process and material development for powder-based AM processes,
QM process development along the entire process chain,
Experience from participation in national and international projects on the above-mentioned topics,
Many years of cooperation in the field of standardization / certification in VDI and ASTM