Save the date for DDMC 2018 – March 14-15, 2018!



Call for Papers

Timeline/Due Dates


Abstract Submission:
June 30, 2017

Abstract acceptance notification: July 31, 2017 



Authors are invited to submit a 250-word-abstract describing recent work from the realm of direct digital manufacturing and related topics. 




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The DDMC 2018 will be taking place at the Park Inn by Radisson - Berlin Alexanderplatz. 


Rooms at preferential rates have been reserved for participants of the conference.

Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference

Organized by the Fraunhofer Additive Manufacturing Alliance, the DDMC is a bi-annual cutting-edge forum for discussion on Additive Manufacturing, including its application in industry and the environmental impact of such new manufacturing technologies. Impact on health, sustainability and technology will also be discussed.

DDMC brings together researchers, educators and practitioners from around the world and fosters an atmosphere conducive to developing new ideas and refining already existing research developments.

The Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference will be taking place in the exciting city of Berlin,Germany, from March 14-15 2018!

Range of topics

  • Product development, including modelling, simulation, co-design, mass customization
  • Technologies, including bio-printing, hybrid processes, pre- and post-processing, novel developments, process chains for industrial production, software
  • Materials, including ceramics, bio-materials, multi-material approaches
  • Quality, including process and part quality management


Download - Conference Proceedings

Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference DDMC 2016
Conference Proceedings, March 2016, Berlin, Germany 
Hrsg.: Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz; Bernhard; Müller | 2016, 448 p., E-Book | Sprache: engl 
Fraunhofer Verlag | ISBN 978-3-8396-1001-5