Skillsfuture (SSG) 3D Printing for Rapid Product Development 2017 (August)

Organizer Name
Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP)
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Public event, registration required
Germaine Wong
+65 6790 4961

Learn about 3D Printing, also known as Rapid Prototyping (RP) or Additive Manufacturing (AM), the various 3D Printing techniques, applications, case studies and trends over a 4-days course conducted at the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, Nanyang Technological University. The course includes a 1-day workshop where you will get to watch and understand 12 3D printing systems.


  • To understand the motivation behind 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping (RP) or Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  • To familiarise with the various 3D Printing techniques so as to compare their strengths and limitations

  • To be acquainted with STL (StereoLithography), its format, problems and repair

  • To know the application areas and be exposed to industrial case studies

  • To learn about bureau service, benchmarking methodology, growth and trends

Underpinning Knowledge:

  • Know the definitions, concepts and process chain of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing

  • Understand the products, process, pros and cons, and applications of each 3D Printing technique

  • Expose to the industrial case studies in fields such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products, arts, architecture, construction, weapon, food, garments (fashion) and biomedical engineering

Next course run starts on 31 August 2017.

About the Organizer

The Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP) is Singapore’s first 3D printing centre, launched in 2016 by Nanyang Technological University (NTU). It aspires to be a national centre of excellence and to consolidate cutting edge technology and research in the area of 3D printing, and is the region’s largest R&D facility in additive manufacturing. The centre is also equipped to print customised concrete structures for buildings, such as rooms, beams and pillars.

Besides conducting research and developing new technology with industry partners such as ST Engineering, Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre, Sembcorp Design and Construction and Emerson Process Management, SC3DP also spearheads the task of coming up with standards to govern 3D printing activities.

The centre currently has 17 full-time researchers and 85 PhD students, and is led by Professor Chua Chee Kai, one of the world’s leading experts in 3D printing.

Featured Speakers

Past Events


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Students from the Singapore Management University and Nanyang Polytechnic were announced as winners of the challenges posed by Eastport Maritime, Kanda and Torvald Klaveness at the Prize Presentation held on 13 November 2021.

MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021

Three challenge statements, 35 teams, 129 students and 12 finalist teams from 4 universities & 3 polytechnics. Catch behind-the-scene highlights of the MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021.

Singapore Maritime Foundation | MSC Maritime Digital Challenge 2021

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SMF New Year Conversations 2022: Year-in-Perspective Video

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Singapore was announced to have secured the overall top spot as an international maritime centre for the fifth consecutive time in the DNV-Menon Leading Maritime Cities 2022 report.
Thank you to our industry partners for your strong support.

Mr. Lars Kastrup


Mr. Lars Kastrup is the Chief Executive Officer of Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (PIL).

Prior to joining PIL, Mr. Kastrup was CEO of NOL/APL, and subsequently assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Strategy and M&A at CMA CGM Group. A veteran in the global shipping industry with over 30 years of experience, Mr Kastrup’s other roles include Executive Vice President of Assets at CMA CGM Group heading up CMA Terminals, CMA Ships, Container Logistics as well as regional carriers such as MacAndrews, OPDR and Mercosul; as well as Vice President at AP Moller-Maersk.
Mr. Kastrup complemented his tertiary education with leadership and management training at Penn State University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Angeline Teo


Ms. Angeline Teo is the Managing Director and Head of Global Transportation and Offshore, Global Corporate Banking at OCBC Bank which focuses on the maritime, aviation, land & port ecosystems.
Ms. Teo has spent over three decades in maritime finance. Prior to OCBC, Ms. Teo was working at ING Bank, ABN Amro and DnB in Singapore focusing on maritime and offshore.
Ms. Teo graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Business Administration.

Mr. John Martin


Mr. John Martin began his career in London in 1989 with Richards Hogg Lindley Average Adjusters, and qualified as a Fellow of the UK Association of Average Adjusters in 2000.
At RHL he worked in their offices in Australia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. In 2003 he joined Gard Hong Kong, as a claims handler. Mr. Martin also worked in Gard Japan, and in 2014 he moved to Singapore to set up the Gard Singapore office.
Besides running Gard Singapore, Mr. Martin also heads the P&I and H&M claims units and is the Senior Claims Representative for Gard in Asia.

Mr. Cyril Ducau


Mr. Cyril Ducau is the Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Pacific Shipping Pte Ltd, a leading shipping company headquartered in Singapore for the past 30 years.

He is also currently the Chairman of Kenon Holdings Ltd and a member of the board of directors of Gard P&I (Bermuda) Ltd. and of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation Limited, which was established by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. He was previously Head of Business Development of Quantum Pacific Advisory Limited in London from 2008 to 2012 and acted as Director and Chairman of Pacific Drilling SA between 2011 and 2018.
Prior to joining Quantum Pacific Advisory Limited, Mr. Ducau was Vice President in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley & Co. International Ltd. in London between 2000 and 2008.
Mr. Ducau graduated from ESCP Europe Business School (Paris, Oxford, Berlin) and holds a Master of Science in business administration and a Diplom Kaufmann.