Award for Expeditionary & Tactical 3D Printing Excellence

Description:

The Expeditionary/Tactical 3D Printing Excellence will be presented to an government or industry representative, or group, in recognition of their profound contributions & diligent work in delivering innovative advanced manufacturing solutions to the tactical edge. The award was established in 2021 by Defense Strategies Institute to show how government & industry alike, are working to design & deploy 3D printers that can go anywhere and print (almost) anything at the point-of-need.

This award is meant to drive continued efforts by industry & government to work towards supplying the Warfighter with enhanced additive manufacturing capabilities that will improve readiness & reduce the time it takes to attain a critical part. The award is presented to an individual, or group, that demonstrates how their solutions can transform 3D printing capabilities at the edge, to become more agile & on-demand than ever before.

Award Criteria:

  • Please describe in detail the individual, or group’s, current & prolonged innovations in expeditionary/tactical 3D Printing.
  • What are the positive, and lasting impacts of this individual, or group’s, achievements?
  • How has this individual, or group, helped to advance agile manufacturing solutions at the tactical edge?
  • What are other commendable actions the individual, or group, has accomplished regarding the deploying of 3D printers that can go anywhere at any time?
  • All actions must be verifiable.

How to Nominate:

Please complete the form below, or click here to download the PDF version. Please submit the PDF version to Richard Giordano at rgiordano@dsigroup.org

The deadline for nominations is January 3rd, 2022

If a nomination is to a specific organization, please list out the top 2 or 3 individuals that would accept on its behalf.

The 3D Printing Awards will be presented on the first day of the Mil AM Summit: January 26th, 2:00-2:15pm

The deadline for nominations is January 3rd, 2022. 

**All nominations will be collected & reviewed by the DSI advisory board**

POC for nominations, or any questions regarding the Inaugural 2022 MilAM 3D Printing Awards:

Richard Giordano, Director of Programs
rgiordano@dsigroup.org | 201-266-0057