On the 25th September and 9th October the 3rd transnational meeting of SAMANTHA project (project number: 2019-1-DE02-KA202-006458) took place on a virtual conference organized by partners.

SAMANTHA is a project financed by: Erasmus+ programme, Key Action 2 (Strategic Partnership for Innovation and Exchange of good practices) and it is held by a consortium of partners that are coming from different European countries: Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) (Germany), ILI -FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN NUERNBERG (Germany), AMUEBLA- AGRUPACION EMPRESARIAL INNOVADORA DE FABRICANTES DE MUEBLES Y AFINES DE LA REGION DE MURCIA (Spain), Cenfim – CENTRE DE DIFUSIO TECNOLOGICA DE LA FUSTA I DEL MOBLE DE CATALUNYA (Spain), CEIPES (Italy), Centrocot – CENTRO TESSILE COTONIERO E ABBIGLIAMENTO SPA (Italy) e TECOS Razvojni center orodjarstva Slovenije (Slovenia).

The aim of SAMANTHA is to develop a novel training program addressing the mismatched high-tech T-shaped skills for proper implementation of AM in the value chains of such sectors through high qualified workers.

The meeting was realised thanks to the support if a clear agenda and the collaboration of all partners.

During the meeting it was presented the work in progress of the IO2A3. Partners in this moment are involved in realising the content for developing the the creation of the learning pathway based on technical skills regarding the 3D printing and the transversal one.

A great attention was given to the IO3 of the project. ILI responsible of this output gave some guidelines to understand how to use the e-learning platform developed. Partners in the following months will be in charge to produce the user-friendly content to allow to ILI project manager to upload them in the platform.

During the second phase partners gave time in updating some results about the PM activities and in particular to the dissemination, management and quality assurance activities.

Regarding the 4th Transnational meeting partners didn’t take any decision due to COVID, they will keep updated about the emergency status, if they cannot travel, they will realise a skype conference as this one.

For more information visit the website of the project

To download the IO1 – report on the situation and evolution of Additive Manufacturing in the Toolmaking & Habitat sectors both on the industrial and VET Systems: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oC5mQx8np2Asiaf_u8OV9Ny2M8QQ97wB/view