From the ethics of creating human organs to the complexity of managing intellectual property in a world where products can now be manufactured by anyone from designs downloaded from the Internet, additive manufacturing is calling into question the frameworks that underpin global commerce. Its significance is only going to increase and it brings with it many opportunities, as well as risks.
The biggest risk of all is perhaps to be unaware of its potential significance and to miss the chance to be at the forefront of this constantly evolving sphere of technology.
To find out what additive manufacturing is all about, its implications for business today and the potential opportunities and risks that may arise in the future, please see our report to the left.
The report seeks to highlight some areas for consideration, including intellectual property, product liability, insurance, investment and finance.
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