3d bioprinter

Zero Gravity Bioprinter is Ready for Delivery to the International Space Station

An amazing thing happened two years ago, when Techshot and nScrypt worked together to 3D print a human heart – in zero gravity. Not a working heart, yet, but the two…

Newcastle University Researchers Successfully 3D Print Human Corneas from Stem Cell Bioink

The outermost layer of the eye, the cornea, is very important in terms of focusing vision, as it allows us to see while light passes through to the retina. But with…

New Multi-Material Bioprinting Technique Advances On-Demand Complex Tissue 3D Printing

Advances continue to be made in the progressive field of bioprinting, pushing toward increased ability to 3D print human tissue. A study completed by a collaboration of researchers from UCLA, Brigham and…

Aspect Biosystems Receives $1 Million Investment to Help Commercialize Its Lab-on-a-Printer 3D Bioprinting Platform

This week, Genome British Columbia (BC), which leads genomics innovation on the West Coast of Canada, announced that it has invested $1 million in funding to Aspect Biosystems, a leading Canadian…

Researchers Create Portable Bioprinter for Deep Skin Wound Repair

While portable 3D printers do exist, the majority of them are not handheld, and generally use readily available materials, like PLA. But an innovative team of researchers from the University…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Nicole Witzleben, Biomedical Applications Engineer, EnvisionTEC

One of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry is the 3D-Bioplotter by EnvisionTEC, a giant in the 3D printing world that develops, manufactures, and sells over 40 configurations…

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Release Files for Open Source DIY 3D Bioprinter

While fully 3D printed hearts are not a reality yet for the roughly 4,000 people in the US waiting for a transplant each year, 3D printing human tissue for regeneration…

OxSyBio Raises £10 Million in Series A Financing for 3D Bioprinting Platform to Solve Donor Organ Shortage

In the field of 3D bioprinting, the major, overarching goal is to be able to fabricate functional 3D printed human organs. Many bioprinting companies, such as Organovo and Aether, are making…

regenHU and Wako Automation Promoting Drug Discovery and 3D Bioprinting in the US

Typically, the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they hear the term 3D bioprinting is fully 3D printed, working human organs. The thought of being able…

Researchers Successfully 3D Print and Implant Artificial Trachea without Tissue Scaffolds into Rats

Tissue scaffolds are a very important part of the bioprinting process – they are there to provide structure to the 3D bioprinted cells as they develop and grow. We hear…

Electric Eel Inspires 3D Bioprinting Research That Could Lead to Soft, Biocompatible Power Sources

Electric eels are not evil, as much as Flotsam and Jetsam from The Little Mermaid would have you believe otherwise. The electric eel is the only species in its genus, and…

3D Bioprinter Offers New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have done some impressive things. They’ve 3D printed brain tissue, and developed a 3D printing pen capable of drawing cartilage into knees. They’ve created an…

Open Source Biolab Uses 3D Bioprinting Platform to Fabricate Complex Earlobe Vasculature

3D printing technology has made a big impact in the medical field, in more ways than one, including bioprinting and biofabrication. The Institute for Development of Advanced Applied Systems, or Institute IRNAS,…

3Dynamic Systems to Commercialize Its 3D Bioprinted Vascular Tissue Scaffolds

Commercial 3D bioprinting systems manufacturer 3Dynamic Systems, based out of the Swansea University campus in Wales, is well known for its bioprinting research studies and 3D bioprinters. The company has…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2017

We’re starting with the kick-off of a popular 3D printing challenge in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to a new 3D printer, a 3D printing handbook, a…

Upgraded Aether 1 Beta Edition Will Help UniSA Pursue 3D Bioprinting Research in Contraception

In the spring of 2016, San Francisco-based Aether announced that its advanced Aether 1 3D bioprinter would soon be released. The company’s goal was to get the Aether 1 into the…

Peer-Reviewed Bioprinting: EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter Series Now Featured in Over 200 Research Papers

EnvisionTEC is often mentioned in the same sentence as jewelry and dental 3D printing, and that’s fair, as the company does supply a good selection of 3D printers and materials…

3D Printing a Thyroid: 3D Bioprinting Solutions Research May Enable Future Organ Bioprinting

The thyroid is a tiny organ, but it can cause some big problems if it malfunctions – and there are quite a few ways in which it can malfunction. It’s…

The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

Bioprinting has been a much hyped and anticipated technology development. The idea of being able to 3D print organs is a very powerful one indeed. If researchers are successful in…

Today in Bioprinting: A Dog Tests Out 3D Printed Bone Treatment for Landmine Survivors and a Bioprinter Operates on a Six-Axis Robot

In December, the University of Glasgow received £2.8 million from Find a Better Way, a charity set up to help survivors of landmine blasts. The funding was granted to the university…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about funding, ISO certification and research, and three 3D printers. Steel service center company Klöckner & Co. invests…

CSIC and Queensland University of Technology Next Up to Receive Aether 1 Bioprinter Beta Units

Every story about 3D bioprinting represents an exciting, potentially lifesaving development, and one of the most quickly advancing developments in bioprinting lately has been that of 3D printed skin. In…

UNM Researchers Developing Bone-Ligament Adherence Systems, Using Student-Built 3D Bioprinter

A couple of years ago, 3D printing entered the curriculum at the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Valencia campus, and researchers at the main campus in Albuquerque are now attempting…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 18, 2017

Reseller agreements galore, Tri-Tech acquired, a new Silver Member for America Makes, Iran produces its very first bioprinter, more 3D printed guns hysteria and Additive Industries announces the finalists of the…