3D printing technology is considered by many as a second industrial revolution.

A 3D printer is a machine capable of producing three-dimensional solid objects drawn in 3D modeling software. The three-dimensional object is formed by an additive process where the raw material is deposited, layer by layer.

The workshop at the University of Algarve comes as a boost to train participants and stimulate the adoption of this technology that has enabled the creation of new products and services, and the creation of new sources of global wealth

It offers an environment where anyone, even without training in the area, can build and carry a fully functional 3D printer.