3D Printing getting more popular these days. A startup from Russia come up with their 3D Printing Construction Technology. Apis cor – is the startup we are talking about who made news for 3D House printing in 24hours. Apis-cor designed 3D printing technology for construction Industry. The startup is originated from Siberia.
What they Designed?
It is basically a mobile robot. This robot capable of constructing a building with fine-grained fiber-concrete with special additives.The robot takes very less time to build a three stories building.
Rusnano Sistema Sicar, A private equity fund showed their interest in this startup and they are willing to invest $6million USD soon.
According to the fund, this technology has no equivalent in the world. It “outperforms conventional [construction] technologies in terms of speed and ease of construction” at a “competitive cost.
“We expect the Apis Cor technology to make cottage construction 19% cheaper than foam concrete houses as soon as next year, with a further potential cost reduction of up to 30%,” Rusnano Sistema Sicar stated.
Last year, Apis-Cor made a news by printing a 38sq.m house in the Moscow suburb of Stupino in just 24 hours.The House costs less than $10,000.
The startup Apis-cor thinking to expand their business in Asia, Middle East. As well as USA and European countries, where the demand is high.
Apis-cor, expect to generate million US Dollar in revenues in next year with a fleet of dozens of 3D printers.
Present Locations :
The startup is originated from Irkutsk. And Presently they have their offices in Moscow and SanFransisco.
The startup already received a grant of 3 million rubbles approx $50,000 from Skolkovo, the international tech hub under completion on the outskirts of Moscow.
Rusnano Sistema Sicar targets a variety of sectors including :
- Information technologies
- Robotics and onboard equipment
- Software and cloud technologies
- Communication equipment and end-to-end solutions
- Renewable sources of energy and energy-saving technologies
- Automated control system
- Special communications systems
- Software for comprehensive security systems.