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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…

Canadian Scientists Handheld 3D Skin Printer Promotes Rapid Recovery for Severe Burn Wounds

A handheld 3D skin printer developed by the University of Toronto (UoT) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre engineering researchers recently demonstrated accelerated healing of large, severe burns. According to the…

Poietis: Bioprinting With Their Innovative Laser-Assisted Technology

In 2014, French startup Poietis developed a unique technology for the bioprinting of living tissue. Unlike conventional approaches to tissue engineering or extrusion bioprinting, their promising 4D laser-assisted system allows cells…

Digilab: On the State of Bioprinting Today

In a recent interview with Digilab‘s CEO Sidney Braginsky, Senior Applications Manager Igor Zlatkin, and John Moore, President and COO, 3DPrint.com got a glimpse of the focus, future, and advances…

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 News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and…

ITRI Develops 3D Printed Bionic Chinese Skin as Region-Specific Animal Testing Alternative

While 3D printed skin is certainly helpful in terms of helping burn victims, it can also be used as a much less controversial alternative to animal testing. The JALA Group,…

POSTECH Research Team Publishes Paper on Single-Step Process for 3D Bioprinting Synthetic Skin

I remember teachers asking the question, “What is the largest human organ?” in class many years ago, and most kids shouted out incorrect guesses, like the stomach or the brain….

Chinese Cosmetics Company Successfully 3D Prints Skin Using Asian Skin Cells

The race to the finish line is on, at least in terms of 3D bioprinting. Biotechnology companies are all trying to be the first to create everything from 3D printed…

Chinese Researchers Believe They Can Make 3D Printed Skin a Reality in Two to Three Years

What’s the largest organ in the human body? Not the brain, the lungs, or the liver – it’s the skin. It’s one of the easier ones to repair if damaged, compared…

As Cosmetic Companies Continue to Invest in 3D Bioprinted Skin, Experts Urge Restraint

Just as medical applications for standard 3D printing are on the rise, so too are the hopes for usable 3D bioprinted tissue. But 3D printing living tissue is a lore…

Understanding the Fundamentals of the 3D Bioprinting Space

For medicine, bioprinting is a necessity and an inevitability. The demand for organs will undoubtedly continue to climb with the global median age. Yet what hurdles lie in the way…

South Korea’s Rokit Announces $3M Grant to Enter 3D Bioprinting Space

We may be in the early stages of a medical revolution, a revolution which changes the way in which medical professionals view and treat numerous ailments. As the fields of…

Chemical Giant BASF Teams With Poietis on 4D Bioprinted Skin Project

While Organovo has been making headlines by 3D printing human liver, kidney and skin tissue, they are not the only one’s around who are developing bioprinting technologies. The little known…

Design Student Creates 3D Skin Printer Concept to Alleviate Burns & Skin Disease

Many of us completely take our skin–generally quite durable–for granted, punishing it under the glare of the sun, caking it with makeup, and subjecting it to a wide array of…

3D Printed Skin: New Zealand Designer Streamlines Medical Training in Sutures

While it’s certainly always preferable to practice on the real thing, or a cadaver, medical students are, after all, students. In teaching situations, sometimes patients generously have to suck it…

3Dynamic Systems Working on 3D-Bioprinting Human Bone, Skin & Muscle on Demand

Bioprinting certainly will play a major role in the future of medicine.  Implantation of 3D printed bones, soft tissue, and eventually entire organs look to be on the horizon.  With…