Welcome to HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Lab

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The HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab (Phase 1), which commenced on 1 November 2018, was a collaboration between NRF, HP Inc. and NTU. The lab supports Singapore’s push toward industry transformation – in the areas of digital manufacturing and 3D printing technologies. Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering is one of four technology domains under the Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) 2020 Plan, which is Singapore’s national strategy to develop a knowledge-based innovation-driven economy and society.


Digital Manufacturing Short Courses series

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  • Design Methodologies and Innovation for Additive Manufacturing
  • Process Monitoring and Inspection for Industrial Applications
  • 3D Concrete Printing for Building and Construction
  • The Emerging Frontiers of Functional 3D Printing


Research focus

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Our focus in Phase 1 of the Lab was digital manufacturing as part of industrial transformation, using technologies spanning Advanced Manufacturing Systems, 3D Printing, AI and CyberSecurity.

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3D Printing

These projects delve into areas such as electronics printing, smart systems, material and structure designs and bio-printing.

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Digital Systems and Artificial Intelligence

These projects explore intelligent design, processors and robotics for addictive manufacturing.


These projects focus on hardware-enhanced security management of printers, secure machine-learning and malware detection.

Research highlights

Driving innovation and partnering leading industry players worldwide, we're creating technology that's in-demand in the fourth industrial revolution.
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Micro/Nano droplet-power fundamental science 

Giving us greater customisation abilities for material applications

Footwear design

Design tools for customisation

We mimic nature's design for improved human-device interface

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Coursework for Digital Manufacturing

To build a cadre of individuals trained in 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing, through developing comprehensive coursework and sharing through online short-courses or creation of book volumes with a holistic end-to-end perspective from art to part

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Robotic manipulation of finished parts

Our advanced technological capabilities make us a trusted industry partner