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Seminar: 3D Printing And Its Use in Automotive

November 3, 2021 @ 08:30 16:00 UTC+1

On Wednesday 3 November 2021, we are delighted to invite you to a seminar of the National Centre for Industry 4.0, co-organised with Škoda Auto, on topics related to 3D printing in the automotive that brings together the top speakers from the industry.

3D printing brings unexpected advantages, savings and shape and time flexibility, thanks to which it has moved from the category of “innovative” to “proven” technologies. We will show examples from automotive how wide its application can be, what time and financial savings it brings and how to deal with its implementation.

The seminar takes place physically in Prague; admission is free on the basis of confirmed registration.

Speakers are the representatives of following institutions:

Škoda Auto, Jan Homola, Josef Průša, 3Dees, 3Dwiser, Stratasys, Fillamentum, CIIRC CTU in Prague


Robert Keil, National Centre for Industry 4.0


CIIRC CTU in Prague, Jugoslávských partyzánů 1580/3, Prague 6 – Dejvice; Building A, 10th floor (“Penthouse”)

Programme of the event:

Wednesday 3 November 2021

8:30-9:00 – Registration

9:00-9:05 – Foreword – Robert Keil, NCP4.0

9:05-9:30 – 3D print as an engine of innovation in the automotive industry – Jan Homola

9:30-9:40 – Introduction of the use of 3D print in the production of Škoda Auto – Jana Polášek Filová, Innovation Management Coordinator, Production and Logistics ŠKODA AUTO

9:40-10:00 – Technical development of ŠKODA AUTO

10:00-10:20 – Prototyping in ŠKODA AUTO

10:20-10:40 – COFFEE BREAK

10:40-11:00 – Use of 3D print for auxiliary jigs and tools in the ŠKODA AUTO welding shop

11:00-11:20 – 3D printing of spare parts – ŠKODA AUTO Central Technical Service

11:20-11:40 – Metallic printing in the production of ŠKODA AUTO

11:40-12:00 – 3D printing technology tailored to demanding needs – Václav Jacko, Strategic Account Manager, Stratasys

12:00-13:00 – LUNCH

13:00-13:30 – 3D print in the production of world brands 3Dees

13:30-13:50 – The printing materials decidon the properties – Josef Doleček, CEO and founder, Fillamentum

13:50-14:10 – Application of 3D printing in the development and production of cars 3Dwiser

14:10-14:20 – Introduction of the 3D Printing Center at CIIRC CTU – Alexandr Lazarov, RICAIP Testbed for Industry 4.0, CIIRC CTU

14:20-15:00 – Possibilities of 3D printing or as Josef Průša sees it – Josef Průša, Prusa Research

15:00-16:00 – Networking over a cup of coffee
A guided tour at the 3D Print Center CIIRC CTU and RICAIP Testbed for Industry 4.0

16:00 – End of the event

The event is organised by the National Center for Industry 4.0 (NCI4.0) in cooperation with the main partner of NCI4.0 – ŠKODA AUTO.