The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), in partnership with UCIMU SISTEMI PER PRODURRE (the Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machine Tools, Robots, Automation Systems and Ancillary Products), and SME are proud to offer students of Metalworking technologies an opportunity to experience face to face the vanguard technologies and marketing strategies which have made Italian manufacturers recognized world leaders. This year SME is once again the local partner lending its support to the ITA amd UCIMU-SISTEMI PER PRODURRE to promote the 2017 call for papers. 

Throughout the years both the ITA and UCIMU have paid particular attention to the development of educational activities in Italy, which have promoted an understanding and awareness among university students of the history as well as current activities within the metalworking machinery industry.

The goal of this awarded opportunity is to strengthen the awareness of Italian technology and innovation within various metalworking related engineering research and education programs offered by premier North American universities while providing as well a first hand experience of the premier educational programs offered in Italy. 

The linked PDF version of the Official Technical Description, provides all necessary information for both US-based academic faculty and inquiring US students who are interested in taking part in this program to win a trip to Italy!

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Some video from our Mexican students who took part in our 2014 program in Italy