Material World Giving high fives and shout outs to innovative materials, processes, products, and the people who design and develop them. en Nine hardware pitches at San Francisco ‘Maker’ Startup Weekend <div class="node-body blog-body">Startup Weekend events are now pumping out hardware devices such as a NEST for pools and just-in-time liquor delivery systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> connected devices entrepreneur freelance hardware IoT products startup startup weekend Editorial Comment Material World Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:44:00 +0000 39361 at <p><a href="">Startup Weekend</a> is an entrepreneur bootcamp that takes place over the course of a single weekend. The events are hosted in various locations around the world yet they connect local communities of investors, coaches, sponsoring businesses, and of course&hellip;seasoned and wanna-be entrepreneurs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> 6 Engineering Challenge Websites <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Global collaboration is now in full swing as open innovation network challenges appear all over the web. Have you stepped up to solve an online engineering challenge? </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> challenges contests engineering open innovation problem solving Editorial Comment Material World Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:40:00 +0000 38741 at RAPID 2014 takes the 3D printing world to Detroit <div class="node-body blog-body">This year's RAPID show will be the largest in over 24 years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2014 3D printing additive manufacturing RAPID Editorial Comment Material World Tue, 10 Jun 2014 06:01:00 +0000 38211 at New Zealand abolishes patents, and U.S. also gets it wrong <div class="node-body blog-body">Patent-infringement fights abound at a time when the winning strategy is to foster innovation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> america invents apple google new zealand paten war patents samsung Editorial Comment Material World Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:45:00 +0000 36951 at <p>Patent-infringement fights abound at a time when the winning strategy is to foster innovation.</p> Paperless manufacturing: This time, not a false alarm <div class="node-body blog-body">Manufacturers of all sizes are adopting manufacturing information technologies, which eliminate a lot of paperwork. The technologies have been around for decades, though, so why are manufacturers seeing value in them now?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arena MES MESA International paperless PLM savings siemens Sustainable Engineering Material World Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:03:00 +0000 38841 at 2014-2015 Calendar of materials events <div class="node-body blog-body">It all starts with materials. Here's a list of tradeshows featuring advanced or new materials.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> composites exhibits expo papers plastics speakers tradeshow Materials Metals Plastics and Composites Community Material World Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:36:00 +0000 36181 at <p>It all starts with materials. Here&#39;s a list of tradeshows featuring advanced or new materials.</p> Calling all plastics experts: Submit your know-how for the Business of Plastics Conference <div class="node-body blog-body">Do you have what it takes to present at NPE2015?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> expo papers plastics speakers tradeshow Material World Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:36:00 +0000 35541 at Learn the power of powder-based manufacturing at these upcoming events <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Powder Injection Molding (PIM) industry has estimated sales of nearly $1.5 billion and could potentially double over the next five years. Want to learn how to successfully enter the market, assist in the transfer of technology, or be the first to hear about new developments?</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2014 conference injection mold metal injection molding powder metals Material World Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:30:00 +0000 33651 at 4-H Club churns out engineers <div class="node-body blog-body">A husband and wife team up with 4-H Club to fill voids in STEM education.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 4-H Club FIRST Robotics STEM students Material World Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:31:00 +0000 28681 at Call for papers for PM 2014 World Congress <div class="node-body blog-body">Call for papers for the PM 2014 World Congress is due September 20th, 2013.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> courses Education events powder coating trade show Community Material World Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:30:00 +0000 29731 at