Lates: Printed to perform - reshaping sports gear

02 July 2024 18:50 - 19:10 The Royal Society Free Watch online

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2024

Uncover the cutting-edge world of 3D printing in sports innovation with Dimitris Katsanis, who will discuss how this revolutionary technology transforms the creation and manufacturing of high-performance sporting equipment. 

Experience top-tier innovation as Dimitris showcases a groundbreaking 3D-printed bike, which powered Will Tidball to gold at the 2023 Cycling World Championships. This bike also incorporates advanced carbon fiber technology.

Dimitris Katsanis is the CEO and founder of Metron Additive Engineering, which began as a forward-thinking design consultancy with a passion for innovation and a fascination with advanced technology. Their journey started with crafting carbon fiber parts, including the renowned GB bikes that dominated the past four Olympic Games.

Attending the event

This talk will be held in the Kohn Centre on Tuesday 2 July 2024, 6.50pm - 7.10pm.

  • Free to attend, no ticket required
  • The room has limited capacity, so we recommend that visitors arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the talk. We operate a first-come, first-served policy
  • This talk will take place in person at the Royal Society and will also be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel
  • Live subtitles will be available in-person and virtually
  • Suitable for over 18s
  • Travel and accessibility information and details on planning your visit - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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