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Be involved to the “European AM Skills Strategy”- Letter of Support

The European project SAM (Sector Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing) project, aims to deliver together with all partners and stakeholders a shared vision and collaborative skill solutions capable to foster and support the growth, innovation and competitiveness in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector. AM gap drivers have been identified. They will support the developed strategy for the sector and it’s implementing activities foreseen in the AM Skills Strategy Roadmap 2021 – Overview on challenges and action document (find it below)achieving the following expected results:

1) Reduce the skills gaps and ensure alignment between the training offers and the industry needs

2) Increase the number of AM Qualified personnel, being by re-skilling, up-skilling of by training the “new” workforce

3) Facilitate the access of professionals, students and industry to AM training

 4) Wider pool of qualified personnel that can “move” between different countries and industrial sectors

 5) Improved foresight of skills needs for the AM Sector

 6) Increase the number of people/students trained in AM in the short and long term across Europe

7) Greater access to funding to support AM-related skills development and sustainment

If you want to be involved in the strategy development we will appreciate you sign the letter. Template can be found below. Once signed please return it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The added value for the AM Platform members in supporting the European AM Strategy is :

-Possibility to be directly involved and influence the definition of the Sector Skills Strategy in AM; 

- Benefit form Qualified Personnel according to the requirements of the AM industry and the needs of your company/organisation

-Possibility to ensure that AM skilling and training continues to be a priority to the EC, with expected impact at European and  National Levels

Skills Strategy Roadmap

letter template