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BICO Buys Bioprinting Startup Allegro 3D—8th Acquisition in a Year

BICO (STO: BICO) has purchased another bioprinting startup, adding to its now massive portfolio of 13 acquisitions. This time around, it was rapid-throughput bioprinting company Allegro 3D, a spin-off from…

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Bioprinting’s Trouble in Paradise: BICO Tackles Management Issues After Co-Founder Resigns as CFO

On April 25, 2022, BICO (STO: BICO) co-founder Gusten Danielsson left his post as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the biotech corporation. Just hours later, he gave an explosive interview…

Testicle Tissues Bioprinted for the First Time to Combat Infertility

A team of scientists working at The University of British Columbia (UBC) ’s Vancouver Prostate Centre have pioneered a new method for bioprinting human testicular cells. The discovery could one…

Nanoscribe Goes Beyond Nanoscale with High-Precision 3D Printing

BICO subsidiary Nanoscribe is known for its two-photon polymerization (2PP), capable of producing highly detailed, complex objects at the nano- and microscale. Now, the company has announced the ability of its…

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Bioprinting Battle Ends: BICO and Organovo Come to Licensing Agreement

The clash between bioprinting pioneer and powerhouse have come to an end. San Diego, California-based Organovo Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONVO) and Gothenburg, Sweden-based BICO (OTCPK: CLLKF, Nasdaq Stockholm: BICO.ST) have…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Analyzing the Market for Smart Bioinks

One of the largest barriers to producing new bioprinting applications is creating and refining the advanced bioinks required for printing human tissue models. For example, consider the use of 3D…

Quantum Computing Boosted by Nanoscribe’s New Microscale 3D Printer

Quantum computing may get a boost from 3D printing via Nanoscribe, a subsidiary of Swedish-based bioconvergence startup BICO (BICO.ST). At this year’s Photonics West Exhibition (January 25-27), Nanoscribe is unveiling…

To End Animal Testing, BICO & CCS Push FDA Modernization Act

As the world continues developing alternatives to animal testing like bioprinting, in vitro models of human tissues, and predictive computer models, the demand for live animal testing has become outdated…

Bioprinting BICO Endorses FDA Modernization Act of 2021

The Swedish firm BICO, formerly CELLINK, has endorsed the FDA Modernization Act of 2021. Formally known as H.R. 2565/ S. 2952, the bill would replace major portions of the 1938…

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2022 Predictions: Bioprinting Leaders Weigh in

As 2021 comes to a close, the bioprinting field has a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the future. The bioprinting landscape has evolved rapidly in the last decade,…

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Cellink and Nanoscribe Unveil New Submicron Bioprinter

Building on its strategy of democratizing bioprinting for researchers worldwide, biotech company Cellink teamed up with Nanoscribe, a supplier of high-precision microfabrication systems, to deliver a new submicron bioprinter. Both…

BICO Announces Million-Dollar Contract for 3D Printed Joint Implants

For five years, Nanochon has been developing a 3D printed implantable device and novel nanomaterial to treat cartilage loss and damage in joints as an alternative to knee replacements. Now,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 7, 2021

Things are slowing down a little bit in the week before Formnext returns to an in-person event in Germany. Topics covered in our roundup this week include a new Markforged…

BICO Granted Bioprinting Patents That “Improve Cell Viability and Reproducibility”

Leading biotechnology firm BICO has been issued two patents to help regulate and control temperature during the 3D bioprinting process. According to its inventors, they will allow for higher cell…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 9, 2021: Automation, Bioprinting, & More

We’re starting with new materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to automation, bioprinting, and business. B9Creations introduced new resins for 3D printed molds and production parts,…

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Cellink-Organovo Lawsuit Over Bioprinting Patents is Far From Over

In the highly competitive biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, hardware manufacturers are under a lot of pressure to provide the best, most efficient, and fastest platforms for researchers. Bioprinting, in particular,…

Nanoscribe’s New Microfabrication 3D Printer Makes Complex Structures for Life Sciences

German company Nanoscribe, a leading developer of high-precision additive manufacturing technologies and part of the BICO group (formerly known as Cellink), launched a new high-precision 3D printer for manufacturing elaborate…

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Sixth Bioprinting Acquisition in One Year from Cellink Parent Company BICO

Pioneering bioprinting firm Cellink, now part of a larger company rebranded as BICO (short for bioconvergence), has already been making quite a name for itself and is preparing to capture…