3D printing tax credits

3D Printing of Anatomy Kits and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Anatomy Kits and R&D Tax Credits

Resources for medical education rely on key elements which are not always readily available for a variety of reasons including but not limited to, ethical, legal, and cultural. Currently, there are constraints in regards to acquiring parts of the human body which can cause dilemmas for medical researchers and educators. However, with the advent of […]

Resources for medical education rely on key elements which are not always readily available for a variety of reasons including but not limited to, ethical, legal, and cultural. Currently, there are constraints in regards to acquiring parts of the human body which can...
3D Printing with Foam Provides Opportunity for R&D Tax Credit

3D Printing with Foam Provides Opportunity for R&D Tax Credit

Foam is used in an endless array of product applications. It is an essential component in a large number of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, sports, biomedical and packaging. Now it can be 3D printed as well. 3D printing offers benefits that traditional manufacturing techniques lack such as the ability to manufacture unique or custom […]

Foam is used in an endless array of product applications. It is an essential component in a large number of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, sports, biomedical and packaging. Now it can be 3D printed as well. 3D printing offers benefits that...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Footwear

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Footwear

Like many other industries, addictive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has made its way into the $215 billion footwear market. The contributions that 3D printing can have on footwear production are limitless as it will not only allow faster production at a fraction of the costs, but it will also enable footwear to be customized to […]

Like many other industries, addictive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has made its way into the $215 billion footwear market. The contributions that 3D printing can have on footwear production are limitless as it will not only allow faster production at a fraction of...
The R&D Aspects of 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals

The R&D Aspects of 3D Printing Pharmaceuticals

With the release of the first 3D printed and FDA approved drug last year, pharmaceutical companies from all around are investing in 3D printing technologies. It has proven to be an efficient way of prototyping new products, with its cost efficient and effortless manner, but it is now moving into a new realm of printing […]

With the release of the first 3D printed and FDA approved drug last year, pharmaceutical companies from all around are investing in 3D printing technologies. It has proven to be an efficient way of prototyping new products, with its cost efficient and effortless...
3D Printing and R&D Tax Credits for the Oil & Gas Industry

3D Printing and R&D Tax Credits for the Oil & Gas Industry

The current fossil fuel glut is resulting in sustained low prices and an increased need to reduce costs. Numerous 3D printing solutions are under development within the oil and gas industry. Many large players in the oil and gas equipment industry such as Siemens, GE Oil & Gas, Shell and others have been exploring the […]

The current fossil fuel glut is resulting in sustained low prices and an increased need to reduce costs. Numerous 3D printing solutions are under development within the oil and gas industry. Many large players in the oil and gas equipment industry such as Siemens, GE...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of RepRap 3D Printers

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of RepRap 3D Printers

Modern 3D printing has been decades in the making, but only in the past decade have we seen the proliferation of the technology into the hands of hobbyists, makers, and manufacturers. This has been due to several causes, primarily the reduction in price, and widespread availability of computing which can handle 3D modeling. Makers and […]

Modern 3D printing has been decades in the making, but only in the past decade have we seen the proliferation of the technology into the hands of hobbyists, makers, and manufacturers. This has been due to several causes, primarily the reduction in price, and...
The R&D Tax Aspects of Ramen Noodles and 3D Printing

The R&D Tax Aspects of Ramen Noodles and 3D Printing

Cups of noodles are one of the most popular food items among children and college students. From a quick meal in between play dates to some extra fuel on those long nights of endless studying, noodles have proven to be a fast, cost efficient, and effortless meal. Among popular brands are Maruchan’s Ramen Noodles and […]

Cups of noodles are one of the most popular food items among children and college students. From a quick meal in between play dates to some extra fuel on those long nights of endless studying, noodles have proven to be a fast, cost efficient, and effortless meal....
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Telecommunications

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Telecommunications

Telecommunications is defined as the transfer of information over long distances via some electronic form, including phones, microwave communications, fiber optics, satellites, radio and TV broadcasting, and the internet. Over the past several years, the telecom industry has seen many changes and emerging reliance on digital communication. This incorporates messaging and voice through WhatsApp, Viber, […]

Telecommunications is defined as the transfer of information over long distances via some electronic form, including phones, microwave communications, fiber optics, satellites, radio and TV broadcasting, and the internet. Over the past several years, the telecom...
3D Printing – Shared Spaces R&D Tax Credit 3D Printer Opportunities

3D Printing – Shared Spaces R&D Tax Credit 3D Printer Opportunities

Shared office spaces are one of the tech industry’s highest growth areas. WeWork, the industry leader, has over 100,000 seats available to tech workers. For instance, the Rhode Island School  of Design (RISD) has a good example of a shared space called Co-Works that provides 3D printers to users. Throughout the U.S. costs of living […]

Shared office spaces are one of the tech industry’s highest growth areas. WeWork, the industry leader, has over 100,000 seats available to tech workers. For instance, the Rhode Island School  of Design (RISD) has a good example of a shared space called Co-Works...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Railroad Technology

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printing Railroad Technology

As 3D printing has become more and more popular, The United States market research institute IDC has estimated that 3D printing global sales will increase 30% annually from 2016 and 2019, eventually making it a $26 billion industry. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Railroad Index has grown 24% since 2009. Collaboration between these two industries can likely […]

As 3D printing has become more and more popular, The United States market research institute IDC has estimated that 3D printing global sales will increase 30% annually from 2016 and 2019, eventually making it a $26 billion industry. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Railroad...
R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Automobile and Truck Parts

R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Automobile and Truck Parts

The automobile and truck is industry is one of the largest industries in the world. Companies are always looking for the next best thing to stay ahead in the competition and breakthrough the cluttered market. Current mass manufacturing processes are expensive and relatively inflexible for the technology available to automobile manufacturers. The introduction of 3D […]

The automobile and truck is industry is one of the largest industries in the world. Companies are always looking for the next best thing to stay ahead in the competition and breakthrough the cluttered market. Current mass manufacturing processes are expensive and...
R&D Aspects of 3D Printed Prosthetics

R&D Aspects of 3D Printed Prosthetics

A prosthetic is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part. The most commonly known type of prosthetic is limb prostheses, but other types such as craniofacial prostheses and intra-oral prostheses help people as well. Those who benefit from prosthetics include war veterans, people who suffer from physical traumas, and those who have congenitally […]

A prosthetic is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part. The most commonly known type of prosthetic is limb prostheses, but other types such as craniofacial prostheses and intra-oral prostheses help people as well. Those who benefit from prosthetics...
Lighter-Than-Air Graphene 3D Printing Spurs R&D Tax Credit Opportunities

Lighter-Than-Air Graphene 3D Printing Spurs R&D Tax Credit Opportunities

Graphene is a single-atomic layer of carbon atoms. Organized in a hexagonal lattice, it is considered a “wonder material” that contains an array of properties unparalleled in other structures and materials. For example, it is an excellent conductor with extreme properties in flexibility and transparency. The greatest catch is that graphene is 7.5 times lighter […]

Graphene is a single-atomic layer of carbon atoms. Organized in a hexagonal lattice, it is considered a “wonder material” that contains an array of properties unparalleled in other structures and materials. For example, it is an excellent conductor with...
Elevator 3D Printing Ideal for R&D Tax Credits

Elevator 3D Printing Ideal for R&D Tax Credits

Elevators are essential for accessing a building. Other components, such as air conditioning, are important but not essential for basic use of the building. Without elevators, many workers cannot physically get to their offices. Elevator manufacturers are seeing more and more usage of 3D printing within their industries. Companies like the Otis Elevator Company and […]

Elevators are essential for accessing a building. Other components, such as air conditioning, are important but not essential for basic use of the building. Without elevators, many workers cannot physically get to their offices. Elevator manufacturers are seeing more...
New $250,000 Cash R&D Tax Credit Ideal for 3D Bioprinting

New $250,000 Cash R&D Tax Credit Ideal for 3D Bioprinting

3D printing has become a revolutionizing industry in hundreds of areas like commercial products and engineering, but the development has been especially notable in the biomedical field. It is being used to make prosthetic limbs; replacements for bones, tendons, and other functional organ pieces; as well as living human tissue for the testing and development […]

3D printing has become a revolutionizing industry in hundreds of areas like commercial products and engineering, but the development has been especially notable in the biomedical field. It is being used to make prosthetic limbs; replacements for bones, tendons, and...
R&D Tax Credits Support 3D Printing for Changing Jewelry Industry

R&D Tax Credits Support 3D Printing for Changing Jewelry Industry

With the growing introduction and use of 3D printing, the jewelry industry has seized the opportunity to produce quality and customizable designs at more affordable prices. According to the National Jeweler, 956 retail jewelers, wholesalers, and manufacturers closed in 2015. This number increased to 1,564 in 2016, marking a 64% decline in jewelers throughout North […]

With the growing introduction and use of 3D printing, the jewelry industry has seized the opportunity to produce quality and customizable designs at more affordable prices. According to the National Jeweler, 956 retail jewelers, wholesalers, and manufacturers closed...
3D Printing – University Business Incubators and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing – University Business Incubators and R&D Tax Credits

Throughout the US, universities are creating 3D printing incubators to enable students and faculty members to create 3D printing based-businesses. Both engineering and business students are able to integrate their knowledge in developing advanced ideas within these business incubators. 3D printers enable student entrepreneurs to visualize, experiment, design and create a prototype based on their […]

Throughout the US, universities are creating 3D printing incubators to enable students and faculty members to create 3D printing based-businesses. Both engineering and business students are able to integrate their knowledge in developing advanced ideas within these...
Your First 3D Printer Purchase and R&D Tax Credits

Your First 3D Printer Purchase and R&D Tax Credits

There are many companies who are entitled to Federal and state R&D tax credits that are not claiming the credit. In fact, the Wall Street Journal estimates that only 5 percent of the companies eligible for an R&D tax credit actually take it. The US R&D tax credit is available for employee activities related to […]

There are many companies who are entitled to Federal and state R&D tax credits that are not claiming the credit. In fact, the Wall Street Journal estimates that only 5 percent of the companies eligible for an R&D tax credit actually take it. The US R&D tax...
New Tax Incentives for Lean 3D Printer Product Startups

New Tax Incentives for Lean 3D Printer Product Startups

There has never been a better time for designers to start a business with a 3D printer created product.  With 3D printers, designers can use lean concepts to focus on product development while minimizing the time and money spent on traditional non-value added business overhead. Other new technologies can be used by lean start-ups in […]

There has never been a better time for designers to start a business with a 3D printer created product.  With 3D printers, designers can use lean concepts to focus on product development while minimizing the time and money spent on traditional non-value added business...

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