On June 27th, 2018, Professor Chris Sutcliffe (Liverpool Univiersity and part of the CIM-Laser's Management Team), Director of Research and Development (R&D) at Renishaw’s Additive Manufacturing Products Division (AMPD) was awarded a prestigious Silver Medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). This award recognises his role in driving the development of metal 3D printed implants for use in human and veterinary surgery.
The RAE Silver Medal is awarded to recognise an outstanding personal contribution to British engineering, which has resulted in successful market exploitation. A maximum of four are awarded each year. The Medal celebrates Chris's successful commercialisation of additive manufacturing products as part of his work with Renishaw, the University of Liverpool, Stryker Orthopaedics and Fusion Implants Ltd.
Well done Chris - well deserved!