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LEAP 71’s AI-Designed Rocket Engine Passes First Hot-Fire Test

Dubai tech-driven space innovator LEAP 71 successfully tested a 3D printed rocket engine designed entirely by an A.I. model called Noyron. This engine, made from copper, was designed autonomously without…

2024 NASA Grants Feature Top 3D Printing Tech

NASA has again proven its commitment to innovation by awarding nearly 250 small business teams funding to develop cutting-edge technologies. This year’s Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and…

Texas Cracks Down on Illegal Gun Switches, Including 3D Printed Ones

Texas has unveiled Operation Texas Kill Switch, a new initiative to target illegal machine gun-conversion devices, commonly known as “switches.” These tiny devices, often no bigger than an inch, can…

Is XTPL the Microscale Maverick of Electronics 3D Printing?

Polish company XTPL‘s (WSE: XTP) micro-scale printing is keeping the edge in electronics and high-tech applications. At its core, XTPL’s patented 3D printers create ultra-fine conductive patterns for microelectronics, semiconductors,…

Bioprinted Urethras to Advance Bespoke Medical Solutions

Swedish researchers have created tissue-engineered urethras using 3D bioprinting. Developed at Chalmers University of Technology, the urethral structures are printed with a bioink that integrates human cells with a supportive…

BellaSeno’s Pioneering 3D Printing Facility for Medical Implants to Open in 2025

German 3D printing medical implant pioneer BellaSeno plans to launch a fully automated production facility in Australia by mid-2025 to make its resorbable soft tissue and bone reconstruction implants. By…

Daring AM: From 3D Printed Gun Files to Criminal Backstreets

3D printed guns are a growing trend that won’t go away, making their way into headlines with increasing frequency. While the number of 3D printed firearms isn’t nearly as high…

Aniwaa Unveils 2024 3D Printing Landscape

France’s leading additive manufacturing (AM) marketplace, Aniwaa, released the 2024 version of its AM hardware map, showing 614 3D printer makers and their technologies. Incorporating over 100 updates based on…

Metal 3D Printing Accomplished on Space Station, Marking New Era in Orbital Manufacturing

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) can now 3D print metal parts. After the successful installation of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) metal 3D printer last January, the first…

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Powering the Future: EOS’s Fabian Alefeld on Additive Manufacturing

In the world of 3D printing, innovation is a constant. However, the industry faces a complex landscape marked by opportunities and challenges. In 2023, the global 3D printing market totaled…

L’Oréal Wows with Live Demo of Bioprinted Skin Model at Viva Tech 2024

L’Oréal (EPA: OR) has unveiled its latest bioprinted skin technology at the Viva Technology 2024 event in Paris, Europe’s largest event dedicated to startups and technology. Developed in collaboration with…

3D Printing Financials: Do Nano Dimension’s Q1 Earnings Pave the Road to Profitability?

Nano Dimension (Nasdaq: NNDM) is gaining traction. The company’s first-quarter 2024 results show a significant boost in gross margins, and it’s also spending less cash overall. Despite a slight drop…

Open Source 3D Printed Bioreactor Could Transform Personalized Implants

Researchers at Florida International University (FIU) have created an open-source bioreactor called EnduroBone using fused deposition modeling (FDM). Led by biomedical engineer Anamika Prasad, the team developed this device to…

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Charting the Rough Road to Profitability: William Blair Analyst Weighs in on 3D Printing in 2024

Facing a tough market in 2024, 3D printing companies are battling skepticism and challenging economic conditions. Public companies, in particular, are finding it hard to attract interest, with many struggling…

India’s Agnikul Successfully Launches Maiden Rocket with 3D Printed Engines

Chennai, India-based space startup Agnikul successfully launched its first flight on May 29, 2024. Mission 01 sent the Agnibaan SubOrbital Technological Demonstrator (SOrTeD) on a suborbital flight from India’s first…

Anker Settles Patent Fight with Slice Engineering

Slice Engineering and Chinese multinational Anker Innovations (SZSE: 300866) have recently settled a lawsuit over patent infringement. Slice accused Anker’s AnkerMake M5C 3D printer and its hotend of infringing on…

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Yale’s First In-House “3D” Surgical Case: A Leap in Medicine

Surgeons at Yale School of Medicine pioneered the first fully in-house 3D surgical procedure to fix a misaligned bone near the wrist. Dr. Lisa Lattanza, Chair and Ensign Professor of…

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3D Printing Financials: Stratasys Reports Flat Revenue, Higher Losses, and Busy Printers

Stratasys‘ (Nasdaq: SSYS) first quarter results of 2024 were mixed. The company saw strong sales of consumables, indicating that customers are heavily using its printers, which boosts recurring revenue. Improved…

UK’s New 3D Printing Hub Set to Transform Historical Industrial Town

In May 2024, the town of Darwen in the UK received approval for a new multi-million-pound manufacturing and research center, marking a significant milestone for the community. This development, part…

From Concrete to Coral: New Zealand to Boost Marine Life with 3D Printed Barnacles

Our oceans face many environmental challenges today. Rising sea levels, declining water quality, decreasing marine biodiversity, and vanishing coral reefs threaten the well-being of our seas. In response, some organizations…

3D Printing Financials: How T&R BioFab is Balancing Innovation and Revenue Challenges

South Korean bioprinting pioneer T&R Biofab (Kosdaq: 246710) has been busy in recent months with new initiatives in regenerative medicine, collaborations, and product development. However, the company faces significant challenges…

Penn State to Host Intensive Additive Manufacturing Workshop

Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is inviting industry professionals and academics to register for its upcoming three-day additive manufacturing (AM) workshop. The event, hosted by the university’s Center for Innovative…

Europe’s New Rocket Set to Launch Polymer 3D Printing Technology into Space

Europe’s space capabilities are set to take a significant leap forward with the upcoming launch of the Ariane 6 rocket. Scheduled for its debut flight in July 2024, this new…

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3D Printed Medical Device Market Set to Skyrocket to $16.5 Billion by 2034

Soaring to $16.5 billion by 2034, the 3D printed medical device market is on a remarkable growth trajectory. According to a recent report by Additive Manufacturing Research titled “Market Trends…