Via Martiri di Monte Sole 4
40129 Bologna BO
The Proto-Lab Laboratory performs innovation, research and technology transfer activities to support SMEs in various sectors on national interest in the CAD/CAM technology sphere, with a special focus on CAD 3D modelling, rapid prototyping and reverse engineering, with the aim of raising the technological level and competitiveness of enterprises both from the point of view of product development and production. The aim of the Laboratory is to assess the methodologies to be adopted based on the particular sector and the actual impact of adopting CAD/CAM technologies within SMEs' productive processes and the methods for their correct integration with traditional ones. The flexibility of the technologies considered makes it possible to operate across the sectors driving the country's economy such as fashion accessories, Cultural Heritage, biomedical, mechanics and industrial design.