The new SFI research centre I-Form was launched on Thursday 7th September 2017. This centre is focused on the development and implementation of Advanced Manufacturing technologies with a specific focus on Additive Manufacturing, commonly known as 3D printing. The I-Form centre is a national collaboration of 5 research institutions and 25 companies. Over 70 researchers will be employed in the centre over the coming couple of years. The I-Form@DCU centre is led by Prof Dermot Brabazon.