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Stratasys Introduces 3D Printing Curriculum for Vocational, College and University Educators

ARTICLE BY SHELLY LINOR, DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, STRATASYS

In my travels across the world with Stratasys, I have been fortunate to speak with many professors, educators and thought leaders on the importance of formal and non-formal 3D printing education. Skills and experience related to 3D printing are already in demand and will exponentially grow across a variety of industries in the years ahead. In the latest research published by Wanted Analytics, the number of job ads requiring workers with 3D printing skills increased 1,834% in 4 years and 103% when comparing August 2014 to August 2013.
There are two challenges to 3D printing curricula.  The first is that academic institutions are unlikely to share their programs with other organizations. The second is that 3D printing is so dynamic it requires an infrastructure that enables the content to be constantly refreshed to keep students ahead of the curve.
This is exactly what inspired us to create the a new Stratasys 3D pri…