Researchers of REPAIR3D project have been busy applying their expertise and converting the use of the materials studied, to produce protective face shields to cover critical shortage in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in hospitals. All the activities REPAIR3D Project is doing to address the needs during this pandemic, have been mentioned in the EC coronavirus webpage, to read the full article, please follow this link.

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer School and Training related to Consumer Best Practices and Societal impact for circularity of materials, scheduled by the 14th and 15th July 2020, has been postpone for next summer 2021 (dates to be confirmed). Repair3D Project will organise this year instead a Webinar on the 14th July (11:00 14:00 CET).

The Webinar will include a number of lectures from academic and industrial experts, related to plastic circularity and recycling, manufacturing of plastics composites using 3D Printing Technology, and the use of plastics in packaging. Specific time will be devoted to participants’ questions and for an open discussion session.

Young researchers from industry and academia, undergraduate students, and post-graduate students (Masters and Ph.D. students) are encouraged to apply.  The participation is free of charge and all participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

If you would like to receive more information, please send an email to: summer.school@repair3d.eu or follow this link to the Summer School Webinar dedicated website.

Repair3D Partner, the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) established the 3DP-NTUA Hub, to work on the preparation of face shields and other consumables, in order to support the healthcare workers in Greece, in collaboration with dedicated Covid-19 Hospitals, during the difficult fight against the pandemic. More details can be found, following this link.