nTopology IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr Bryony Core interviewed CEO and founder of nTopology, Brad Rothenberg to gain insight into nTopology's lattice generation tool History nTopology was founded in November 2013 by CEO Bradley Rothenberg. The company was originally founded as a design consultancy using an algorithm written by Rothenburg. The business model pivoted following an ambition to make more intelligent design tools. In addition, they observed a gap in the market for a tool that designed cellular structures and lattices which could maximize the capability of metal 3D printing. Lattices in particular were selected due to their complexity of manufacture through other methods, and their high strength to weight ratio.
In 2015, the beta version of Element was released to a small user group of 40 customers. Element Free was released in summer 2016, with Element Pro released Feb 2017. nTopology