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Foundation of the ETH spin-off Gravis Robotics

The ETH spin-off Gravis Robotics is founded. The company aims to apply automation technologies to large scale construction machines. The company offers robust autonomy and teleoperation for heavy equipment in extreme environments. Research underlying the technology and its application in real world…

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Swiss National Future Day 2022

The Swiss National Future Day invites 5th to 7th grade students to visit different working environments to get insight into the various professions they can choose for their career. This year, the NCCR Digital Fabrication took part in the Future Day at ETH Zurich and showed 25 children an insight…

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Impressions Swiss Robotics Days

Two days full of action: The NCCR DFAB was on site at the Swiss Robotics Days in Lausanne. Researchers from ETH Zürich, EPFL and Laboratory for Timber Constructions IBOIS, EPFL as well as the start-ups MESH and SAEKI Robotics, introduced interested visitors to the world of digital fabrication.

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NCCR DFAB at Swiss Robotics Day

The Swiss Robotics Days will take place in Lausanne on 4 and 5 November. The NCCR Digital Fabrication will be present as an exhibitor. The robotics fair brings together industry, researchers, innovators, developers, investors, engineers and students to exchange experiences, new ideas and…

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“Facades are the face of the building”

Valeria Piccioni is a PhD student in the Department of Architecture and Building Systems at ITA within the NCCR DFAB. Her doctoral research focuses on performance integration in 3D-printed facades. Together with researchers, she is looking for alternatives to conventional components in architecture.

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Celebrating Women in Tech: #wetechtogether Conference

The wetechtogether conference puts women* in STEM fields at the center of its program. For the fourth time, the wetechtogether conference now took place at Technopark in Zurich. Exciting keynotes were offered through workshops and mentoring with and about women in the tech industry.

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Eggshell Pavilion at Vitra Design Museum

Based on Eggshell technology, MAS ETH DFAB students designed and manufactured a concrete pavilion. The pavilion is part of the popular Vitra exhibition "Hello Robot" and is now on display at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein.

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