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Bioprinting Firm Cellink Signs €80M Deal to Buy Scienion AG

Global bioprinting leader Cellink announced an agreement with the owners of Scienion AG, a German precision dispensing company, to acquire all company shares in an €80 million deal. Through this…

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…

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Bioprinted Skin Patches for Diabetic Foot Ulcers Commercialized by Rokit Healthcare

After years of investigating ways to manage treatment for diabetic foot ulcers (DFU), Korean 3D bioprinter manufacturer, Rokit Healthcare finally announced the success of a new DFU regeneration platform based…

Cellink Teams with Lonza to Advance Bioprinting Cell Cultures

For over four years biotech company Cellink has been helping researchers pursue creative ways to promote organ regeneration, test novel drugs, develop vascularized bioconstructs, and more. Through collaborative partnerships and…

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…

Texas A&M Researchers Make “NICE” Bioinks to Create Functional Bone Tissues

Managing bone defects and injuries using traditional treatments can be slow and expensive. When bones break, bone cells can usually repair them, unless the break is too large. In that…

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…

Hydrogels in Bioprinting Today: Design Strategies for Emerging Applications

Researchers from Germany and China are working together to study the use of hydrogels in bioprinting further, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D printing of hydrogels: Rational design…

Improved Bioprinting for Jaw Bone Regeneration with Controlled Release, Antibacterial Properties

Researchers from Sichuan University in China are exploring improved methods in bioprinting, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘3D printing of calcium phosphate scaffolds with controlled release of antibacterial…

Brigham Young University Thesis Student Focuses on Development of New Bioprinter, Ink, Parameter Optimization

Chandler Alan Warr recently submitted a thesis to Brigham Young University, outlining a comprehensive focus on bioprinting in ‘Development of a Novel Bioprinting System: Bioprinter, Bioink, Characterization, and Optimization.’ Warr’s…

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…

Michal Wszola: “We Expect to Transplant the Bioprinted Bionic Pancreas in Three to Five Years”

Whenever the futuristic visions of the past are closer to becoming a reality we wonder what the next step for humanity will be. But when it comes to medicine, every…

Omid Afarinan is Bioprinting in Iran

When we were assembling our bioprinting world map, we omitted some companies. We are adding to that map and will continue to do so until we have everyone. One of…

Tessenderlo Group Releases First Gelatin Bioink in Claro Series

An inclusive team of scientists at Tessenderlo Group, headquartered in Belgium, has announced a recent breakthrough in bioprinting with the creation of new gelatin materials for tissue engineering. Today, they…

Biodiscoveries: Allevi is Pushing the Power of Cells at the Heart of Bioprinting

Although it might take years before 3D bioprinting takes center stage in medicine everywhere, the companies behind the technology are certainly giving it the momentum it needs, partnering with university…

Tel Aviv University: Researchers 3D Print Cardiac Patches & Cellularized Hearts

Researchers at Tel Aviv University continue to try to meet the ongoing challenges in cardiac tissue engineering. In ‘3D Printing of Personalized Thick and Perfusable Cardiac Patches and Hearts,’ authors…

Biodiscoveries: CELLINK is Bioprinting its Way into the Future

Back in 2015, Erik Gatenholm realized there was no place to purchase bioink for 3D bioprinting. So, blown away by this gap in the market, he quickly worked with co-founder…

Colombian Researchers Study Potential for SIS-Based Photocrosslinking in Bioinks

Colombian researchers performed a recent study, outlined in ‘Formulation and Characterization of a SIS-Based Photocrosslinkable Bioink,’ explaining the possible value in crosslinking to create better materials for 3D printing cells….

Biogelx Launching First Product Range of Synthetic Bioinks for Variety of 3D Printing Applications

In 2013, a company called Biogelx was spun out from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland for the purposes of developing tunable, synthetic materials for use in 3D cell cultures and…

CELLINK and Volumetric Release New Lumen X for Bioprinting Larger Vascular Structures

The realm of 3D printing operates on many levels, with those innovating in the medical arena constantly pushing more dynamic and complex processes forward via new hardware, 3D software, and…

Biological Gradients Help Researchers Understand More in Bioprinting

Gradients present in structures today help us understand more about their properties, and this is critical in areas like bioprinting. Through replicating gradients we can begin to make accurate high…

Korean Researchers Successfully BioPrint Tissue for Corneas With Transparent Bioink

In ‘Characterization of cornea-specific bioink: high transparency, improved in vivo safety,’ researchers Hyeonji Kim, Moon-Nyeo Park, and Jisoo Kim explore the materials and processes surrounding corneal tissue engineering. Patients waiting…