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Bringing Together the Team at Materialise Malaysia: Musical Chairs Edition

Maggie Lau
May 22, 2017

Beginning this year, we held a co-creation exercise where our people managers were invited to work out the focus of their development among the six leadership competencies. Team activation was one of the needs that the group identified, and we chose a beautiful day in April to have our first People Manager Team Building.

Here’s how the day looked like!

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Meet Kelly Swartzmiller: Clinical Engineer at Materialise USA

Stephanie Benoit
March 14, 2016

Based in the Materialise office in Plymouth, USA, Kelly Swartzmiller recently sat down with us for a chat about the exciting world of clinical engineering. As a member of the Medical team, she regularly comes into contact with orthopaedic surgeons who need complicated and patient-specific anatomical models or surgical guides for the operations they perform. Over the years, Materialise technology has helped a young champion windsurfer get back on the waves, a Swedish teenager to regain her capacity to walk and a seven-year old to regain functionality in his arm. If all that has made you curious about working as a clinical engineer, hear about it from Kelly herself down below.

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What Would Your Career Journey Look Like at Materialise?

Maggie Lau
July 10, 2015

At Materialise Malaysia, we actively listen and respond to what people expect most out of their career. Wim Michiels, Managing Director of Materialise Malaysia, describes it best – “Building the right career for you is important. That’s why at Materialise, you co-design your career. This is a co-creation process; the company is there to help you with it.”

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What's It Like to Be a Project Manager at Materialise?

Elizabeth Boorman
March 17, 2015

Last summer, we told you what it’s like to be a Materialise software engineer. Now, Jonas Van Eyck explains what it’s like to be a project manager at Materialise at the Factory for 3D Printing.

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Around the World: Materialise Poland

Hubert Gleba
February 12, 2015

This month, our “Materialise Around the World” series stops in Poland. One year ago this month, Materialise acquired e-prototypy, Poland’s leading provider of rapid prototypes and 3D Printing, thus making this office one of the newest Materialise locations.

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i.materialise Getting Ready for Take Off

Franky De Schouwer
December 30, 2014

In the summer of 2009, the first version of i.materialise was ready. One month before going live, we tested the whole process of support, file fixing, production and logistics on 700 Materialise colleagues worldwide. This alpha test invited everyone to print one project for free and it taught us a lot about running an online 3D printing service.

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A DUOday at Materialise

Sarah Verhaeghe
December 24, 2014

DUOday literally means “DO-day” and is an initiative to see if a job seekers who have more trouble finding work because of poor health or a disability works well at participating organizations. Belgian companies, non-profit organizations, governments and local authorities open their doors for one day in March to see if a DUOday job seeker is a good match for permanent employment.

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Why i.materialise Was Born

Franky De Schouwer
November 26, 2014

Happy 5th Anniversary i.materialise! A big thank you goes out to all designers, makers, inventors, students, partners, press, and so many more who have supported us along the way. How cheesy it may sound, we really couldn’t have done this without you. So, here's a story from the beginning - an inspiring story by our CEO, Fried Vancraen of “Why i.materialise was born”.

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Ping Pong Championship 2014

Elizabeth Boorman
October 27, 2014

Since January, Materialise employees have been competing, pouring out their sweat and blood to win the coveted “Ping Pong Champion” title. Last Friday, the final four players met to play the final match, concluding the several-month-long tournament.

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Going to the Lower Depths to Explore Materialise’s Anatomical Lab

Elizabeth Boorman
August 22, 2014

When I hear the word “anatomical lab” I can feel a chill run up and down my spine. I imagine a 19th-century-style dusty basement lined with formaldehyde-filled jars home to various organs; essentially a place where Frankenstein’s monster or a duck with a frog arm could pop out at any minute.

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