Construction, medical sectors see rapid adoption of new technology as companies respond to pandemic by innovating In a bid to reduce their reliance on foreign imports, Dubai and Saudi Arabia are becoming leading hubs for 3D printing technology in the Arab world.
Earlier this month, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the crown prince of Dubai, announced the launch of the 3D Printing Strategic Alliance. The project’s aim is to help develop, test and deploy 3D printing technology. It features a broad network of government agencies, companies and academic institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As part of the initiative, the emirate will also build a district housing research centers and startups. “Our goal is to accelerate the adoption and use of this emerging technology to support all governmental, economic, health and scientific sectors in Dubai and the world,” the prince tweeted, adding that the through […]
Above: PepsiCo food, snack, and beverage product line-up/Source: PepsiCo PepsiCo turned to tooling with 3D printing...