Generative design is out of the lab and being used in the field

One of the largest surveys of the 3D printing industry culminated recently in the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards in London, England. What makes these awards, now in their second year, so unique is the public system of voting used…

New materials mean new capabilities for the military

In the past, if you were looking to build a new weapon system or military platform, there were only so many different options for the materials that were available to you. A hundred years ago, that was restricted to things…

3D printing a jawbone? How additive manufacturing could cut the cost of healthcare

You need only to look at the last presidential election to realize that healthcare is a hot topic in this country. If you polled Americans on the street, most would admit that healthcare in this country is broken, but almost…

Is this the strategy we need for rebuilding American manufacturing?

Bolstering the U.S. manufacturing sector is a message that has played into election campaign promises and White House administration policy for decades. The reality is a different story. As The Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think tanks, points out in its…

3D printing – increasing readiness by manufacturing in the field

The United States military is a master in logistics. With forces deployed and stationed across the globe, the military is extremely effective at getting their personnel anything that they may need to accomplish their mission – both when and where…

Welcome to the GovDesignHub

Welcome to the GovDesignHub, a new online publication focused on the tools and technologies that are empowering public sector organizations that are innovating, creating and making things to help them better accomplish their mission. America is known across the globe…