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Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021 Moves Online, Adds Extra 3D Printing Vertical

Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS), the annual summit co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, is a conference focused on business intelligence for the additive manufacturing industry. The first year, AMS was…

Bioprinting: Cellink Partners with Kugelmeiers for 3D Cell Culture Spheroid Kits

Cellink partnered with Swiss medical technology manufacturer Kugelmeiers to offer a solution for more convenient and effective 3D cell culturing. The newly available Cellink Spheroid Kits combine Kugelmeiers’ Sphericalplate 5D…

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Segway Inventor Hopes to Mass Produce Human Tissues and Organs

With more than 440 patents under his belt, American engineer and inventor Dean Kamen has been searching for technological solutions to medical and social welfare dilemmas since he was a…

Continuous Chaotic 3D Printing: Using Chaos Theory to Control Microstructures

Researchers continue to experiment with materials and extrusion techniques, introducing the use of chaotic flows for improved microarchitectures in the recent study, ‘‘Using chaotic advection for facile high-throughput fabrication of…

3D Printing Webinar & Virtual Event Roundup, May 31, 2020

With so many events going virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s also been an increase in the number of webinars that companies in the additive manufacturing industry are…

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Marine Biologist Modifies Bioprinting for the Creation of Bionic Coral

Corals are dying globally. In the face of climate change and global warming, we can expect some severe consequences, which in turn directly affects marine life. In what is panning…

Aalto University Develops a Novel Bioink for Cardiac Tissue Applications

Finland is one of Europe’s most forested nations. Over 70 percent of the country’s boreal forest is covered with spruce, pine, downy birch, and silver birch. But beyond the splendor…

3D Printing Healthcare Applications for the Elderly

3D printing has many applications in the healthcare industry, as it allows users to fabricate complex, cost-effective, patient-specific devices on-demand. In the same vein, 3D bioprinting is important for applications…

RMMS: The Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Society Will Target Unmet Needs in 3D Bioprinting

To deal with the challenges in regenerative medicine, in 2018, pioneer bioprinting expert Anthony Atala announced the foundation of an organization dedicated solely to advancing the field through manufacturing. Known…

Ricoh’s Bioprinting Technology Could Help Improve PCR Testing

Seeking ways to uncover new customer applications in the biomedical field led Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, Ricoh, to develop a proprietary bioprinting technology that is now being used…

Osaka University: Vascularized Cardiac Construction with LbL & 3D Printing

Authors Yoshinari Tsukamoto, Takami Akagi, and Mitsuru Akashi, all from Osaka University, experiment with bioprinting in cardiac medicine, explaining their findings in the recently published ‘Vascularized cardiac tissue construction with…

Bone Regeneration Scaffolds: 3D Printing to Study Calcium Phosphate Structures

In a final degree project for Biomedical Engineering at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Antonio Molina Herrero tackles the challenging topic of bone regeneration in bioprinting. Investigating 3D printing and varying…

Bioprinting Analysis: Gelled & Cross-Linked Cellulose for Bioink

New Zealand researchers have been studying digital fabrication techniques and bioprinting materials, detailing their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing of Gelled and Cross-Linked Cellulose Solutions; an Exploration of…

Aspiration Assisted Bioprinting: A New Method for Precise Printing of Tissue Spheroids

In the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, an increased interest and use of bioprinting technology is changing the way researchers are conducting investigations. To satisfy particular requirements of…

Organovo’s Merger Deal with Tarveda Falls Through, for Now

It has been a stormy few months for the early-stage medical laboratory and research company Organovo. Since announcing a merger deal with Tarveda Therapeutics, a privately-held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm, last…

Former CEO of Organovo Urges Stockholders Against Merger with Tarveda

Gaining a competitive advantage is at the core of most businesses. That is why the financial world has a section dedicated exclusively to study the behind-the-scenes of mergers and acquisitions…

Polbionica Could Become the Next Success Story in Organ Bioprinting

Last year, a scientific team in Warsaw, Poland, bioprinted the world’s first prototype of a bionic pancreas with a vascular system. Led by clinical transplantation expert and inventor, Michał Wszoła,…

Wake Forest Researchers Claim to Bioprint Skeletal Muscle Constructs With Neural Cell Integration, in Rats

Scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), in North Carolina, have found a way to advance the 3D bioprinting technique they developed to engineer skeletal muscle as a…

Researchers to Disrupt & Boost Bioprinting with Suspension Bath Techniques

Researchers from the US and the UK have been working together on complex and unique bioprinting techniques, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D Printing in Suspension Baths: Keeping…

Freeze-FRESH 3D Printing: Biomaterial Scaffolds with Hierarchical Porosity

Researchers Zi Wang and Stephen J. Florczyk of the University of Central Florida have developed a new technique for bioprinting, outlined in the recently published ‘Freeze-FRESH: A 3D Printing Technique…

3D Printing, Microfluidics & Organ-on-Chips Coming Together

In the recently published ‘Combining additive manufacturing with microfluidics: an emerging method for developing novel organs-on-chips,’ Chinese researchers are exploring a complex but increasingly popular topic in 3D printing, combining…

FRESH News: SLAM Used to Fabricate Complex Hydrogel Structures With Gradients

There has been plenty of research on creating 3D printed hydrogels and using them to fabricate functional tissues. Biopolymer hydrogels, with properties that can be tailored and controlled, can be…

Biogelx in Brazil: New Collaboration for Research Tissue Bioprinting Inks

Throughout the years we have been following the success of startups that have originated from the academic field. Universities around the world foster the spirit of entrepreneurship by encouraging both…