ADAPT,  the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, a research consortium focused on developing technologies to accelerate the certification and qualification of 3D printed metal parts, in cooperation with the University of Utah, has received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for the first phase of the Mountain West Advanced Manufacturer’s Network (MWAMN).

From the approximately $2.7 million in funding, roughly $1.5 million will go to Colorado School of Mines and ADAPT.