Medical 3D Printing

God of Small Things: 3D MicroPrint CEO Provides a Look into His Tiny World

I interviewed Joachim Göbner, CEO at 3D MicroPrint, to understand 3D printing at the microscale. 3D MicroPrint is specialized in micro sintering of small metal parts. This means, along with…

Surgeons Use HoloLens and Metal 3D Printing to Implant Eye Socket

Both augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing have been used by surgeons over the past decade, as teaching tools for medical schools and as patient-specific 3D maps for performing surgeries….

ROSATOM Launches its First 3D Printing Center in Moscow

Rusatom Additive Technologies (RusAT), a subsidiary of Russian nuclear technology state corporation Rosatom, launched its first Additive Technologies Center (ATC) in Moscow. The one-of-a-kind facility in Russia will be operating…

Aprecia Taps Battelle to Expand Drug 3D Printing Technology

There remains only one company with 3D printed medicine that is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Aprecia became famous in 2015 when its drug Spritam crossed…

2020’s Key COVID-19 3D Printing Stories

2020 has been a really tough year…I know this is a major understatement, but I can’t think of a more succinct way to put it. According to the World Health…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 17, 2020: TRIANKLE, EnvisionTEC & Henkel, Siemens Energy

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, an international research consortium of organizations is working to develop 3D bioprinted ankle implants. EnvisionTEC and Henkel are partnering to combine 3D printing and…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 13, 2020

For this week’s roundup, 3D Systems will be having three different webinars, and Link3D and GoProto are each holding their own webinar on Tuesday. GE Additive will be discussing thermal…

Stratasys Upgrades Digital Anatomy Solution for Better 3D Printed Bone Models

In 2019, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) released its Digital Anatomy solution, which combined three materials and custom software inside GrabCAD with its full-color, multimaterial J750 printer for the purposes of turning…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 6, 2020

In this week’s roundup, we’re telling you about a virtual twin symposium, two 3D Systems webinars, and one by Materialise. Women in 3D Printing is continuing its virtual panel series,…

Dimension Inx Raises a $3.2M to Develop FDA-approved 3D Printed Tissue Implants

Chicago-based biofabrication startup Dimension Inx has raised $3.175 million to close its series seed financing round led by leading early-stage science venture firm KdT Ventures, oversubscribing its seed round. The…

Tsunami Medical Expands GE Additive Metal 3D Printing Fleet for Spinal Implant Production

Tsunami Medical, a pioneering provider of spinal implants, has begun operating an array of four GE Additive Concept Laser AM systems, two DMLM and two Mlab, at its facility in…

Three Key Hurdles Restraining the Growth of the Tissue Engineering Field

The interdisciplinary field of regenerative medicine – comprised of tissue engineering (TE), cell therapy (CT), and gene therapy (GT) – is growing rapidly, characterized by groundbreaking therapeutic advances that have…

FDA Clears 3D Systems Patient-Specific 3D Printed Surgical Guides for Ankles

Leading additive manufacturing solutions partner 3D Systems announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company’s 3D printed Vantage Ankle PSI (patient-specific instrumentation) surgical cutting guides….

In a Different Tongue: 3D Printed Tongue Offers New Methods for Studying Oral Treatments

Researchers at the University of Leeds, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, have developed the first ever 3D printed biomimetic tongue surface. The material features mechanically relevant and accurate…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 15, 2020

The week after Formnext Connect is no less busy, as we’ve got webinars and virtual events pretty much every day, Monday through Friday. Read on to learn more about what’s…

Molyworks Turns Scrap Metal into Metal 3D Printing Powder

Molyworks is one of my favorite 3D printing startups. The company has huge potential with its containerized atomization machine, which convert scrap metal into 3D printing powder. This was underscored…

3D Systems and Veterans Health Administration Partner for 3D Printing at Point-of-Care for Veterans

It’s no secret that 3D printing has done a lot to help during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, even while it’s causing havoc in our own industry, as well. 3D Systems…

Materialise Receives CE Marking Certifications for Personalized 3D Printed Medical Devices

Medicine has long been projected to be among the first industries to be heavily impacted by 3D printing technology. After all, hearing aids and dental aligners have proven to be…

Syqe Medical Invests in XJet’s Ceramics 3D Printing for Inhaler Parts

A few years ago, Israeli drug delivery company Syqe Medical made a 3D printed medical marijuana inhaler that’s able to control the dosage of medicinal cannabis, making it a healthier option….

LLNL Researchers Bioprint Living Aneurysm and Watch it Heal Post-Op

Cerebral aneurysms, caused by the artery walls in the brain weakening, affect roughly one in every 50 people in the US, and are distinguished by a bulging blood vessel, which…

“Major US Healthcare Manufacturer” to Use Electronics 3D Printing to Produce Diagnostic Medical Device

Likely the most successful example of electronics 3D printing on the market is that of Optomec, whose Aerosol Jet Printing (AJP) technology is now being used not only for prototyping…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 31, 2020: Farsoon, ExOne, Fusion3 & Create it REAL

We’ve got news on materials and software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Farsoon is offering biocompatible polymer powder materials for medical 3D printing, and ExOne will optimize its sand…

AuMed’s Online Shop Offers Bespoke 3D Printed Medical Simulators

A new bespoke medical simulator company based in Singapore has announced the launch of its online store offering a range of models for healthcare professionals to plan surgeries and training…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 25, 2020

I hope you’ve cleared your schedule for the week, because we’ve got a lot of webinars and virtual events to tell you about! Formlabs and ASME are both hosting summits,…