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Bioprinting in Microgravity: Where Do We Stand?

A crucial part of translating biomedical research and technology into space health means space crew will have to create their own functional cells, tissues, and even organs. Although the realization…

Overfunding: REGEMAT 3D Quickly Raises Over €300,000 for Bioprinting Tech

Spanish bioprinter manufacturer REGEMAT 3D has successfully secured its initial €300,000 funding target from more than 390 investors through a crowdfunding platform campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round reached the…

FDA Says A.D.A.M.’s 3D Printed Bones are Eligible for 510(k) Clearance

As the healthcare industry increasingly welcomes and adopts the use of 3D printing, and other technology solutions such as AI and big data, it’s helping to improve some long-standing issues,…

Bioprinting Method Improves Efficiency in In Vitro Fertilization

Researchers at the University of Bari have developed new methods of 3D printing for more effective assisted reproduction interventions and procedures for the protection of endangered species. In vitro fertilization…

CollPlant & United Therapeutics Expand Collaboration to 3D Print Kidneys

Currently, over 100,000 individuals in the US are on the waiting list for organ transplants. Kidney patients make up the majority of the requests, with over 90,000 people hoping for…

NeuroPrint: Scientists Bioprint Brain Implants for Custom Neural Interfaces

Researchers have developed a new 3D printing technology that makes it possible to rapidly customize muscular and neural implants for monitoring and restoring motor and autonomic functions. The neural interfaces…

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Researchers Develop New Method to Bioprint Functional Centimeter-Scale Organoids

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) have developed an approach to print centimeter-scale tissues with high physiological relevance, that look and function almost like their full-sized…

Aspect Biosystems to Deliver Two Bioprinters to Researchers via New Grant Program

Pioneering microfluidic bioprinting company Aspect Biosystems launched a new grant program for research labs, enhancing the use of 3D bioprinting technology. The Vancouver-based biotechnology firm will choose two winners that…

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Organovo’s Keith Murphy Back as Executive Chairman

Founder and former CEO of Organovo, Keith Murphy, is back as the company’s newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Board. The news comes three years after Murphy left the pioneering…

3DPOD Episode 36: Fried Vancraen, CEO Materialise, Part II

Fried Vancraen is one of my favorite people in 3D printing. It was a pleasure working for him years ago, as well. I was therefore especially happy that Vancraen chose…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, September 20, 2020

Buckle up, we’ve got a lot of webinars and online events to tell you about this week! Ceramics Expo Connect starts on Monday, which is the same day that IMTS…

3D Printing Silk to Make Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine Research

Silk isn’t just used to make gorgeous, expensive clothing—this biocompatible, natural protein fiber is much stronger than it looks. The protein is made of 75% biocompatible fibroin, and 3D printed silk…

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Researchers Create Bioink that Delivers Oxygen to 3D Printed Tissue Cells

Tissue engineering or regeneration is the process of improving upon or replacing biological tissues by combining cells and other materials with the optimal chemical and physiological conditions in order to build scaffolds…

Magnesium Phosphate Aid Bone Regeneration for 3D Printed Implants

International researchers continue the trend toward overcoming challenges in bone regeneration, sharing the results of their study in the recently published “Tough magnesium phosphate-based 3D-printed implants induce bone regeneration in…

Cryogenic 3D Printing Improves Bioprinting for Bone Regeneration

Researchers from China continue in the quest to improve methods for bone regeneration, publishing their findings in “Cryogenic 3D printing of dual-delivery scaffolds for improved bone regeneration with enhanced vascularization.”…

Bioprinting and Computer Modeling Could Help Predicted Cancer Growth

On the centuries-old quest to cure cancer, researchers have made major advances in learning more complex details about how to prevent, diagnose, treat, and survive one of the world’s biggest…

Harvard Team Develops Shape Memory Material for Smart 3D Printed Fabrics

Researchers at Harvard University‘s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) created a new material from keratin that can be 3D printed into complex shapes and pre-programmed…

nScrypt Expands 3D Printing Presence in Asia Thanks to Distribution Agreement

3D printing and biomanufacturing systems developer nScrypt announced a far-reaching collaboration with the South Korean company ANI Motion, which is slated to produce and sell nScrypt’s products targeting the Asian…

Robot Skin 3D Printer Close to First-in-Human Clinical Trials

In just two years a robotic device that prints a patient’s own skin cells directly onto a burn or wound could have its first-in-human clinical trials. The 3D bioprinting system…

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More Efficient Drug Screening with 3D Bioprinting

Taking a drug to market is a competitive, costly and challenging process involving preclinical laboratory and animal testing before the even more time-consuming and expensive four phases of human clinical…

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Bioprinting Firm Cellink Signs €80M Deal to Buy Scienion AG

Global bioprinting leader Cellink announced an agreement with the owners of Scienion AG, a German precision dispensing company, to acquire all company shares in an €80 million deal. Through this…

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Robotic Bioprinting Platform Aims to Cure Gastric Wounds from Inside the Body

We’ve seen handheld bioprinters used to draw new cells onto bone and print skin to help heal burn wounds, and now a pair of researchers from China’s Tsinghua University have…

Bioprinting Biocompatible Hydrogels from Cellulose Inks

Researchers from Italy and Sweden add to the ongoing trend for improving bioprinting techniques and materials. Upon developing bio-based photocurable materials for 3D printing and bioprinting with hydrogels, the authors…

TissueLabs Expects to Be the Go-to Bioprinting Company in Brazil

The severe shortage of human organs for transplantation has inspired scientists worldwide to step up the research for alternatives to donation. Breakthroughs in disruptive technologies like 3D bioprinting offer a…