3d bioprinting

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Until November 15, Register for 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry Summit at a Discounted Rate

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to remove a large portion of his backbone in order to remove a tumor. But […]

Most people still think of paralysis as something irreversible – but that’s not necessarily the case anymore thanks to new medical technology, including 3D printing. Recently, a Chinese man found himself unable to use his legs after doctors were forced to...
Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin tissue. The technology works by focusing a laser on a cartridge of bioink, which causes droplets of the ink […]

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin...
3Dynamic Systems to Commercialize Its 3D Bioprinted Vascular Tissue Scaffolds

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 spent years working on 3D bioprinting, and earlier this summer developed a new technology, and new biomaterials, that could be used to treat microtia, a condition […]

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 spent years working on 3D bioprinting, and earlier this summer...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2017

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 little bioprinting news and some new facilities, and ending with some 3D printing business news. Stratasys has opened its 2018 Extreme Redesign Challenge, while Skriware […]

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 little bioprinting news and some new facilities, and ending with some 3D printing business...
$90,000 Awarded to Developers of 3D Printed Retinal Model

$90,000 Awarded to Developers of 3D Printed Retinal Model

The retina is a light-sensitive layer of tissue in the eye that plays a vital role in vision – without a healthy, functioning retina, an eye cannot see properly. It’s important for medical professionals to gain a better understanding of diseases and conditions of the retina so that they can be better treated, but the […]

The retina is a light-sensitive layer of tissue in the eye that plays a vital role in vision – without a healthy, functioning retina, an eye cannot see properly. It’s important for medical professionals to gain a better understanding of diseases and...
Sprybuild Introduces New Fast, High-Resolution DLP 3D Printing Method

Sprybuild Introduces New Fast, High-Resolution DLP 3D Printing Method

It’s fascinating how many variations there are on 3D printing. There are the main types of 3D printing technology, such as FFF, SLA and SLS, and then there are the variations on those, developed by companies aiming to change the 3D printing industry with fresh techniques. A lot of work goes into creating these new […]

It’s fascinating how many variations there are on 3D printing. There are the main types of 3D printing technology, such as FFF, SLA and SLS, and then there are the variations on those, developed by companies aiming to change the 3D printing industry with fresh...
3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with biomedical and chemical engineering, is combining engineering, 3D printing, and medicine to repair damaged hearts […]

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with...
German and Canadian Organizations Partner to Develop 3D Printed Contractile Tissue

German and Canadian Organizations Partner to Develop 3D Printed Contractile Tissue

It’s been a big week for bioprinting, with news of planned 3D printed organs coming from both Prellis Biologics and BIOLIFE4D. The bioprinting world is one that doesn’t slow down, and a new research collaboration between multiple major players in the field is set to continue advances. Canadian company Aspect Biosystems is partnering with German InSCREENeX as well […]

It’s been a big week for bioprinting, with news of planned 3D printed organs coming from both Prellis Biologics and BIOLIFE4D. The bioprinting world is one that doesn’t slow down, and a new research collaboration between multiple major players in the field...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the TU Eindhoven 3D printed bridge, and BIOLIFE4D has appointed its Chief Medical Officer. Divide By Zero Technologies has won a prestigious award, while the Third […]

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the TU Eindhoven 3D printed bridge, and BIOLIFE4D has appointed its Chief Medical Officer....
Prellis Biologics Sets Out to Eliminate the Donor Waiting List with 3D Printed Organs

Prellis Biologics Sets Out to Eliminate the Donor Waiting List with 3D Printed Organs

There’s still some doubt among many people as to whether 3D printed, functioning, transplantable human organs will ever become a reality, but according to others, that day is right around the corner. There’s more than one startup promising that it will be the one to deliver 3D printed organs: BIOLIFE4D is currently seeking funding to […]

There’s still some doubt among many people as to whether 3D printed, functioning, transplantable human organs will ever become a reality, but according to others, that day is right around the corner. There’s more than one startup promising that it will be...
Bioprinting Organs: Researchers Create Less Expensive Bioink Based in 3D Printed Gelatin Hydrogels

Bioprinting Organs: Researchers Create Less Expensive Bioink Based in 3D Printed Gelatin Hydrogels

3D printed hydrogels have had many different applications in the medical field, from delivering precise doses of medicine and making custom meniscus implants to engineering tissue so that in the future, we can create artificial, transplantable organs. Two years ago, a team of researchers with the Queensland University of Technology were working to develop stiffer […]

3D printed hydrogels have had many different applications in the medical field, from delivering precise doses of medicine and making custom meniscus implants to engineering tissue so that in the future, we can create artificial, transplantable organs. Two years ago, a...
BIOLIFE4D Seeks Investment Funding for 3D Printed Hearts

BIOLIFE4D Seeks Investment Funding for 3D Printed Hearts

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, progress comes in increments. Most organizations that have been bioprinting human tissue have done so thus far for research and drug testing purposes, with the goal of eventually creating tissue or even entire organs that can be transplanted into human patients. Startup BIOLIFE4D, however, isn’t beating around the bush […]

When it comes to 3D bioprinting, progress comes in increments. Most organizations that have been bioprinting human tissue have done so thus far for research and drug testing purposes, with the goal of eventually creating tissue or even entire organs that can be...
Man Receives 3D Printed Tibia in World-First Surgery

Man Receives 3D Printed Tibia in World-First Surgery

Eight months ago, Caity Bell gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named William. Two days later, the baby’s father was admitted to the hospital with severe leg pain. Bell had to bring the baby home from the hospital by herself as her fiancé, Reuben Lichter, found out that he had a bone […]

Eight months ago, Caity Bell gave birth to her first child, a baby boy named William. Two days later, the baby’s father was admitted to the hospital with severe leg pain. Bell had to bring the baby home from the hospital by herself as her fiancé, Reuben Lichter,...
3D Scanning and 3D Printing to Fix Bone and Cartilage Defects

3D Scanning and 3D Printing to Fix Bone and Cartilage Defects

3D printing is changing the medical industry in multiple ways, saving lives and reducing pain and complications. Broken or diseased bones are way up there on the list of conditions that can cause a great deal of pain and complications, but they’re also way up there on the list of conditions that are being helped […]

3D printing is changing the medical industry in multiple ways, saving lives and reducing pain and complications. Broken or diseased bones are way up there on the list of conditions that can cause a great deal of pain and complications, but they’re also way up...
Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

Doctors Publish Research on Top Five Areas in Which 3D Printing Technology Has the Most Potential to Change the Medical Field

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to tissue engineering. Two doctors from Austin Hospital in Melbourne want medical professionals to be fully aware of 3D printing potential, and recently published a paper […]

It’s no secret that 3D printing is changing the face of the medical field. The technology has many applications when it comes to healthcare, from custom medicines and prosthetics to tissue engineering. Two doctors from Austin Hospital in Melbourne want medical...
Collaboration Key to 3D Bioprinting Stem Cell Research Success at BioFab3D@ACMD in Australia

Collaboration Key to 3D Bioprinting Stem Cell Research Success at BioFab3D@ACMD in Australia

Medical researchers and scientists have created all kinds of medical marvels, from brain tissue and cartilage to a heart and a pancreas, by 3D printing stem cells. In Australia, Swinburne University of Technology PhD candidate Lilith Caballero Aguilar is currently collaborating on a project with surgeons and researchers at BioFab3D@ACMD, the country’s first bioengineering facility based […]

Medical researchers and scientists have created all kinds of medical marvels, from brain tissue and cartilage to a heart and a pancreas, by 3D printing stem cells. In Australia, Swinburne University of Technology PhD candidate Lilith Caballero Aguilar is currently...
Upgraded Aether 1 Beta Edition Will Help UniSA Pursue 3D Bioprinting Research in Contraception

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 hands of researchers around the world, with a plan to launch the bioprinter in a massive collaborative effort. The technology startup released a list of […]

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 hands of researchers around the world, with a plan to launch the bioprinter in a...
Researchers Use Inkjet 3D Printing to Create Fast, Accurate, Inexpensive Diagnostic Tool

Researchers Use Inkjet 3D Printing to Create Fast, Accurate, Inexpensive Diagnostic Tool

From whirligigs and models to printers and smart bathrooms, 3D printing technology has definitely made an impact on diagnostics. Healthcare workers use diagnostic tools to detect and determine the severity of a disease, as well as plan treatment and track the patient’s response. There aren’t many diagnostic tests that are portable and easy to use, […]

From whirligigs and models to printers and smart bathrooms, 3D printing technology has definitely made an impact on diagnostics. Healthcare workers use diagnostic tools to detect and determine the severity of a disease, as well as plan treatment and track the...
3D Printed Tumors Made with Cancer Cells May Hold Key to More Effective Treatments

3D Printed Tumors Made with Cancer Cells May Hold Key to More Effective Treatments

3D printed tumor models can help doctors and surgeons to get a better look at and understanding of the masses that they’re going to be treating or removing from a patient’s body, and they can also help patients to understand their own conditions. But bioprinting actual tumors can tell scientists a lot more about cancer […]

3D printed tumor models can help doctors and surgeons to get a better look at and understanding of the masses that they’re going to be treating or removing from a patient’s body, and they can also help patients to understand their own conditions. But...
University of Oxford Develops New 3D Bioprinting Method

University of Oxford Develops New 3D Bioprinting Method

As 3D bioprinting continues to advance, there are still challenges that plague most methods of 3D printing tissue. One of those challenges involves properly positioning the 3D printed cells within their scaffolds so that the structures don’t collapse on themselves. But a group of researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new method […]

As 3D bioprinting continues to advance, there are still challenges that plague most methods of 3D printing tissue. One of those challenges involves properly positioning the 3D printed cells within their scaffolds so that the structures don’t collapse on...
3D Printing Accident Leads to 'Tissue Paper' with Healing Properties

3D Printing Accident Leads to 'Tissue Paper' with Healing Properties

One of the biggest stories in medical 3D printing from the past few months came out of Northwestern University, where researchers 3D printed a working ovary and implanted it into a mouse, which then successfully became pregnant and gave birth. That was an incredible achievement in itself, and represents a beacon of hope for women […]

One of the biggest stories in medical 3D printing from the past few months came out of Northwestern University, where researchers 3D printed a working ovary and implanted it into a mouse, which then successfully became pregnant and gave birth. That was an incredible...
3D Bioprinted Liver Tissue Constructs Used to Develop More Accurate Drug Toxicity Testing System

3D Bioprinted Liver Tissue Constructs Used to Develop More Accurate Drug Toxicity Testing System

While many think that bioprinting means that we’ll soon be able to 3D print a brand new organ with the touch of a button, that’s not the case quite yet. However, there have been several recent bioprinting advancements that show the technology has definite applications in terms of drug testing. Drug screen applications require a […]

While many think that bioprinting means that we’ll soon be able to 3D print a brand new organ with the touch of a button, that’s not the case quite yet. However, there have been several recent bioprinting advancements that show the technology has definite...
10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter's Long Career

10 Highlights of the EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter's Long Career

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s definitely worth taking a look at the important work that has been done using […]

Last week, we took a look at what has become one of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry. The 3D-Bioplotter from EnvisionTEC has now been used in more than 200 peer-reviewed research studies. That’s an impressive accomplishment, and it’s...
Why Drug Testing May Be the Most Important Application of 3D Bioprinting

Why Drug Testing May Be the Most Important Application of 3D Bioprinting

3D bioprinting is, needless to say, great cause for excitement. Usually, most people’s minds go immediately to one idea: the idea that in the future, we may be able to 3D print working human organs that can actually be transplanted into patients, saving their lives without requiring a donated organ from another person. It’s understandable […]

3D bioprinting is, needless to say, great cause for excitement. Usually, most people’s minds go immediately to one idea: the idea that in the future, we may be able to 3D print working human organs that can actually be transplanted into patients, saving their...