VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (VTT) (Coordinator) is a state owned and controlled non-profit limited liability company established by law and operating under the ownership steering of the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. VTT’s activities are focused on three areas: Knowledge intensive products and services, Smart industry and energy systems, and Solutions for natural resources and environment. VTT is a multitechnological impact-driven actor. VTT can develop technologies, produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, and create business intelligence and value added for its stakeholders. Over the years, VTT has gained vast experience from participation in numerous European R&D Framework Programme projects and within various thematic programmes. VTT is ranked among the leading European RTOs. VTT has the knowledge and pilot facilities to cover the whole chain of material development for additive manufacturing, from material composition to powder and from additive manufacturing t testing of the component.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.