Presentation / Submission

The sixth Fraunhofer Direct Digital Manufacturing Conference will be taking place in Berlin from March 18-19, 2020. Purpose of the Fraunhofer DDMC is the intellectual exchange between researchers, enterprises and users of AM technologies in order to gather the latest information about trends, progress and future potential of these technologies for industrial application.


Authors are invited to submit an abstract describing recent work from the realm of additive manufaturing. Abstracts must detail the objectives of the work presented and demonstrate new results. All abstracts will be double-blind reviewed. More information on the submission process can be found in the "Instructions for Authors" below.

Submission is closed

All submitted abstracts are currently being reviewed.

Range of topics

  • Product Development
    incl. co-design, mass customization
  • Technologies
    incl. bio-printing, hybrid processes, technological novelties
  • Materials
    incl. ceramics, bio-materials, multi-material approaches
  • Quality
    incl. process monitoring, part quality management
  • Post Processing
    incl. surface finishing, process chains for ind. production
  • Software
    incl. process simulation, automated design
  • Latest Industrial Trends

Submissions on innovative and visionary approaches not fitting the range of topics above are also welcome.

All abstracts will be double blind reviewed.

Timeline / Due Dates

  • Abstract submission extended to July 19!
  • Abstract acceptance notification: August 16, 2019
  • Paper submission: October 15, 2019
  • Paper acceptance notification: November 30, 2019
  • Conference: March 18-19, 2020 
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Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Müller

Spokesman of the Fraunhofer Alliance Additive Manufacturing

c/o Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Umformtechnik IWU 

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