Inauguration of 3D Printing High-Tech Centre
The hi-tech machines worth circa FCFA 3 billion will help students of the National Advanced School of Engineering Yaounde, and beyond, get acquainted with the most advanced engineering technology.
Astate-of-the-art 3dimentional printing facility, one of the most advanced technological and high-tech facilities in Africa, which incorporates ultra-modern Israeli technology and equipment, has been inaugurated in Yaounde. The 3D Printing High-Tech Center, hosted by the National Advanced School of Engineering (ENSP) of the University of Yaounde I, was presented to the public on Wednesday April 10.
The new tech structure is incorporated into ENSP’s High-Tech Center; opened in 2012 and offering training courses in robotics, mechatronics, electronics, computer science and industrial automation. The 3D Printing High-Tech Center, put in place by Israeli tech company – SELA Educational Initiatives Limited, cost the State of Cameroon about FCFA 2.8 billion. It comes to boost the existing High-Tech Center which is equipped with 12 laboratories, more than 100 robots and 160 computers, and is considered one of the most advanced of its type in Africa.