Fastool is a three year collaborative research initiative supported by the European Commission to develop technical solutions for improving the productivity and competitiveness of European mould toolmakers, through advances in:-
Fastool also aims to improve the career appeal of toolmaking to a new generation of engineers.
Fastool is a European collaboration involving the following organisations
Partners: Gauge and Toolmakers Association - GTMA (UK), Centre for Rapid Design and Manufacture - CRDM (UK), NC-Gesellschaft e.V. (D), Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. - FhG-IPT (D), Verenigde Metaalunie, Mould & Dies Industry (NL), Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research - TNO (NL), Associacio Catalana d’Empreses de Motlles i Matrius - ASCAMM (E), Fundacion Fatronik (E)