Chinese Engineers visit VUT’s Technology Transfer and Innovation on a benchmark mission
By: Manani Hlongwane – 11 December 2023
In a groundbreaking exchange of technological prowess, the Vaal University of Technology (VUT)’s Technology Transfer and Innovation recently welcomed a distinguished delegation of Chinese engineers. The visit was centered around exploring the cutting-edge 3D printing technology that has become the hallmark of our esteemed Technology Station for Materials and Processing Technologies (TSMPT). The delegation was eager to delve into the high-end additive manufacturing technology, which our TSMPT proudly boasts and prides itself in.
The delegation was treated to a presentation and a tour guided by our expert team of specialists. The visit was not merely a showcase of technological prowess but a platform for fostering meaningful partnerships. The Chinese engineers expressed keen interest in aligning their expertise with our innovative initiatives, foreseeing a future where collaborative ventures that can redefine the global landscape of additive manufacturing could be explored.
The University extends its gratitude to the Emfuleni Local Municipality for spearheading this visionary initiative. Their foresight in bringing together minds from different corners of the globe exemplifies a commitment to propelling our region into the vanguard of technological innovation. We take pride in being recognized as a beacon of advanced additive manufacturing technology, not just regionally, but on the global stage.
VUT’s Southern Gauteng Science and Technology stands firm in its commitment to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the world of 3D printing and beyond. The future is bright, and the beacon of innovation at VUT continues to shine ever brighter.