About us

Indian 3D Printing Network (I3DPn) is India’s first web platform with a neutral approach for the printing industry to stay updated with latest news, insights, case studies and market research Its aim is to promote 3D printing and catalyse networking for the 3D Printing Industry. To summarise I3DPn would be catalog of everything about 3D printing but curated for the Indian audience.

Indian 3D Printing Network is a media brand of CNT.

Our Team

Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacruring, innovative technology and consulting. He is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which was subsequently formed by the acquisition of Inkjet Forum India – a leading knowledge sharing platform for inkjet printing technology founded by him. At Inkjet Forum India, Aditya was single handedly responsible for conceptualizing and organizing conferences and educations programs, in the area of digital textile printing and industrial inkjet.

He is also a Director at Silversheen Inks & Coatings Pvt. Ltd. (www.silversheen.com), a company which is involved in the manufacturing of printing inks, & coatings. At Silversheen, Aditya is actively involved in business development & strategic planning. He was the instrumental in the appointment of Silversheen Inks & Coatings Pvt Ltd as the authorised distributor for graphic and industrial inkjet inks and associated ancillary products by Chimigraf Ibérica SL, Spain for the Indian subcontinent.

He is also the Founder & CEO at Inkjet Forum India, which is a knowledge-sharing platform for disruptive printing technology. Inkjet Forum India organizes conference, educations programs, and exhibitions in the areas of digital textile printing, industrial inkjet & 3D Printing.

Aditya speaks at leading conferences worldwide on the development and evolution of inkjet printing.

Aditya holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from University of Central Lancashire, Preston and a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from University of Manchester, UK.

aditya@catnewtech.com

Dilip Raghavan

Dilip Raghavan is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services LLP (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which will cater solely to new emerging markets and industries. CNT has already created a new event for the 3D printing industry, and has entered the digital and inkjet printing space, through its acquisition of Inkjet forum India.

He is also the Managing Director of Colour Publications Pvt Ltd, India’s oldest publishing houses for techno-commercial journals in India. They have been in existence for over 65 years and publish seven periodical B2B titles for varying industries such as paints/coatings, plastics/polymers/packaging, textiles, nonwovens/technical textiles, inkjet printing, 3D Printing, chemicals, personal/home care, food, pharma, etc. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher for these titles, all of which have chemistry and coloration as their fundamental commonality. All of these titles are the undisputed leaders in their space in India, with a significant presence and recognition globally too.

He was instrumental in recently forging a Joint Venture alliance, wherein the Paintindia Exhibition became part of the European Coatings Show alliance. He continues to be a majority stakeholder in this event, and the Managing Director of Exponova Exhibitions and Conferences (I) Pvt Ltd, the JV entity. He is also the Co-Founder of a new start-up entity called Trademill Technologies Pvt Ltd, which is a technology outfit designed to serve the online business needs of various B2B industries, with a special emphasis on the chemical industry.

He frequently represents India and the industries that he serves through his publications at international forums both as a Media Representative, and at times as a country speaker.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B.E.) with a specialisation in Electronics and Telecommunications from Mumbai University. married, with one son. He is an avid animal-lover. His hobbies include extensive reading and public-speaking.

dilip@catnewtech.com

I3DPn Ambassadors

Dr Nilesh Shah

Dr Nilesh Shah is an eminent Radiologist having established one of the foremost diagnostic imaging and lab chains in the country, NM Medical. He is famous for introducing novel, cutting-edge technologies in the #Radiology and #Pathology space across his diagnostic centres in Mumbai, Pune, and Bangalore.

Sanjay Pathak,

Director, Alignwise Smile Technologies

Dr John Nesan

Centre for Technology Assisted Reconstructive Surgery Pvt. Ltd.
He is a maxillofacial surgeon by profession with chain of 3 dental clinics running in Chennai. He has over 10 years of experience in working with Rapid prototyping and stereolithographic models, and also being associated with market leaders like Materialise, 3DSystems etc.

Bhrigu Ahuja

Founder, AMCG

Guruprasad Rao

Director and Mentor Leadership Team, Imaginarium India Pvt. Ltd.
He is the Director – Technology and Operations at Imaginarium India Pvt.Ltd. Asia’s largest 3D printing Company. His current focus is on building Imaginarium Academy, Technology partnerships besides Technology mentoring at Imaginarium. Rao holds double masters with 29 years of experience encompassing Industry & Academia.

Dr Vasantha Kumar

Consulting Radiologist, Mahajan Imaging
Dr. Vasanthakumar Venugopal is a medical doctor who is a specialist radiologist. After his MBBS and MD in Radiology, he worked as an assistant professor at Maulana Azad medical college. Currently he is the head of Radiology at Institute of Brain and Spine Hospitals in New Delhi. He is also a consultant radiologist with Mahajan Imaging, New Delhi.

Shlomo Magdassi

Professor at Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
His research focuses on formation, formulation and applications of micro and nanoparticles in various fields, including 2D, 3D and 4D printing. The results of some of his research led to industrial activities such as worldwide sales and establishing new
companies. Currently he is the Head of the Institute of Chemistry, and of the Functional and 3D Printing Center at The Hebrew University.
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Shubham Saxena

Management Trainee for AM / 3D Printing at Imaginarium (India)
Worked as a Metal Additive Manufacturing Application Engineer at Objectify Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Delhi. Majority of tasks there include Parameter Optimization, Build Preparation, Build Initiation, Testing on Different Materials, etc. Completed Master’s in Additive Manufacturing from National Institute of Technology Warangal. Did my Master’s Project work at Laser Additive Manufacturing Lab, RRCAT Indore, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.