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3D Concrete Printing (3DCP) is about scaling up AM to print buildings and concrete elements on-site and in prefabrication facilities.

In the project N3XTCON, SDU Robotics is part of a consortium coordinated by DTI, where we investigate how to introduce model- and simulation-based methods in robotics to improve controlling and using 3DCP technologies.


N3XTCON - Next Generation 3D-printed Concrete Structures (2019-2022)

N3XTCON is a project funded by Innovation Fund Denmark to develop a solution that brings 3D Concrete Printing to an industrial scale. As such, we move from the current experimental/exploration phase (i.e. small-scale demo projects without reinforcement) to a real productivity-increasing solution based on reinforced concrete.

The N3XTCON solution will pave the way for digital fabrication of the next generation of custom-made concrete structures that offers significant material savings and new architectural opportunities – all of it at lower costs when compared to traditional construction. In the N3XTCON consortium, SDU Robotics takes the role of analyzing and optimizing the system in use case simulations.


Professor Christian Schlette at SDU Robotics on tel. 93507377

Project partners

  • Danish Technological Institute
  • Technical University of Denmark
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Henning Larsen Architects A/S
  • Bjarke Ingels Group A/S
  • CRH Concrete A/S
  • COBOD International A/S
  • NCC Danmark A/S
  • Aalborg Portland A/S
  • FB Gruppen A/S
  • PensionDanmark Ejendomme Holding K/S 

Last Updated 02.02.2021