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Driving international engagement and economic opportunities for the Territory



Driving international engagement and economic opportunities for the Territory


Manison, Nicole Susan

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Australian Labor Party


Media Releases for 14th Assembly 2020 -; Media Releases; ParliamentNT




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Economic development; International commerce

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Northern Territory Government

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Northern Territory Government

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ADVANCED MANUFACTURING NOT OUT OF REACH SPEE3D is now set to revolutionise the space industry, providing a low-cost solution to mass-produce metal 3D printed rocket engines in Australia. This Territory company showcases export innovation and ingenuity. It has developed an additive manufacturing technology for printing metals at production speeds. SPEE3D printers enable the most affordable metal additive manufacturing process in the world. The process uses patented cold spray technology. SPEE3D won the Advanced Technology Award in 2021 NT Chief Ministers Export and Industry Award. SPEE3D has secured funding from the Australian Government and Northern Territory Government for the project. SPEE3D has also had success in working with the Australian Defence Force and has been prepared to move into defence exports, assisted through their presence in the Australian Military Sales Catalogue. 23

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