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STAR Workshops

Funded workshops for all sectors

STAR offer free best practice workshops, funded by the University of Leicester and the European Regional Development Fund. STAR help businesses, entrepreneurs and SMEs learn how to deliver new and innovative products, components and tooling across all manufacturing sectors including space.

Available workshops: Product Development and Advanced Additive Manufacturing.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Our free two-day best practice Product Development Workshops helps businesses learn how to deliver new and innovative products, components and tooling across all manufacturing sectors including space.

This workshop provides an introduction to:

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Precision Machining and Measurement
  • 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) in metals, ceramics, composites and wax
  • Prototype Build, Electronic Prototype Design or Build, Prototype Sensor Design or Build, Testing and Fault Finding.

Product Development Workshops are open to East Midlands based start-ups, entrepreneurs and SMEs.

COST: Free (subject to meeting qualifying status)

WHERE: Space Park Leicester

BOOK: Select a date to book onto a workshop. We will contact you to confirm you meet qualifying status.

20 - 21 June 2022
16 - 17 August 2022
12 - 13 October 2022
5 - 6 December 2022
30 - 31 January 2023
ADVANCED ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING WORKSHOPS

We offer two-day best practice workshops, funded by the University of Leicester and the European Regional Development Fund, to enhance innovators knowledge of Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing technology implementation.

Workshops are delivered by experts from the University of Leicester STAR Accelerator.

What’s included in the course?

  • Main principles and benefits of Additive Manufacturing in polymers, metals, ceramics, composites and wax
  • Complete Additive Manufacturing workflow from design to manufacture
  • Technologies and their applications
  • Understanding of materials
  • Design rules for Additive Manufacturing
  • Finishing, inspection and quality assurance
  • Standards and product certification
  • Cost factors and equipment selection
  • The future of Additive Manufacturing

COST: Free (subject to meeting qualifying status)

WHERE: Space Park Leicester

BOOK: Select a date to book onto a workshop. We will contact you to confirm you meet qualifying status.

6 - 7 July 2022
26 - 27 July 2022
30 - 31 August 2022
4 - 5 October 2022
29 - 30 November 2022
17 - 18 January 2023