bioprinter

FELIXprinters Launches Its First Bioprinter the FELIX BIOprinter

If we could visualize the future of medicine, drug testing, and artificial tissue and organ development, we would most certainly find bioprinters in the spotlight. Part of the vanguard vision…

The Bioprinting Revolution: Accessible 3D Printing to Transform Cell Culture

In ‘The revolution will be open-source: how 3D bioprinting can change 3D cell culture,’ authors Robert D. Bruno, John Reid, and Patrick C. Sachs explore the revolutionary aspect of 3D…

3D Alek: The Bioprinter That Replicates Human Ears for Patients with Microtia

There is no doubt that 3D printing offers more and more promise to the medical industry, and that has helped to save and improve lives in many ways. A team…

Bioprinting 101 Part 9 – Decellularized Extracellular Matrices

This is a short article on a concept that is foreign to most. We are taking a look at an advanced bio-material that is readily found within the body.

Allevi Introduces the New Triple-Extruder Bioprinter Allevi 3

Philadelphia-based bioprinting company Allevi was founded in 2014, then known as BioBots. Its goal is to make bioprinting easy – no small task, as bioprinting has always been a complex, advanced…

Zero Gravity Bioprinter is Ready for Delivery to the International Space Station

An amazing thing happened two years ago, when Techshot and nScrypt worked together to 3D print a human heart – in zero gravity. Not a working heart, yet, but the two…

Cellink Turns to 3D Printing Tumors to Combat Cancer

It may seem counterintuitive, but the Swedish biotech company Cellink is actually fabricating tumors in an effort to combat cancer. The company, which exploded on the scene in 2016, has…

3D Bioprinter Offers New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Wollongong have done some impressive things. They’ve 3D printed brain tissue, and developed a 3D printing pen capable of drawing cartilage into knees. They’ve created an…

Aether 1 3D Bioprinter Promises a Plethora of Printing Options for Artistic Expression

My father once paid $100 for a calculator. This was back in the mid-1970s and this calculator could perform the basic functions and print them as he entered them. It…

Peer-Reviewed Bioprinting: EnvisionTEC 3D-Bioplotter Series Now Featured in Over 200 Research Papers

EnvisionTEC is often mentioned in the same sentence as jewelry and dental 3D printing, and that’s fair, as the company does supply a good selection of 3D printers and materials…

3D Printing a Thyroid: 3D Bioprinting Solutions Research May Enable Future Organ Bioprinting

The thyroid is a tiny organ, but it can cause some big problems if it malfunctions – and there are quite a few ways in which it can malfunction. It’s…

The State of Bioprinting and 3D Printing in Medicine

Bioprinting has been a much hyped and anticipated technology development. The idea of being able to 3D print organs is a very powerful one indeed. If researchers are successful in…

Today in Bioprinting: A Dog Tests Out 3D Printed Bone Treatment for Landmine Survivors and a Bioprinter Operates on a Six-Axis Robot

In December, the University of Glasgow received £2.8 million from Find a Better Way, a charity set up to help survivors of landmine blasts. The funding was granted to the university…

CSIC and Queensland University of Technology Next Up to Receive Aether 1 Bioprinter Beta Units

Every story about 3D bioprinting represents an exciting, potentially lifesaving development, and one of the most quickly advancing developments in bioprinting lately has been that of 3D printed skin. In…

First Beta Unit of the Aether 1 Bioprinter Ships to the University of Cambridge, Ready to “Absolutely Transform the Entire Bioprinting Market”

About a year ago, a startup called Aether seemed to come right out of the ether, promising a bold new 3D bioprinter with more than 20 swappable extruders. The multipurpose Aether…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 18, 2017

Reseller agreements galore, Tri-Tech acquired, a new Silver Member for America Makes, Iran produces its very first bioprinter, more 3D printed guns hysteria and Additive Industries announces the finalists of the…

Spanish Researchers Tell Us About Their 3D Bioprinter, Capable of Printing Functional Human Skin

3D bioprinting started as a far-off prospect greeted with skepticism – 3D printed human organs? Come on. It’s progressed to the point, though, that while it still boggles minds, few…

CELLINK Introduces the BIO X, a Flexible, User-Friendly Bioprinter with Everything a Tissue Engineer Could Want

The field of 3D bioprinting is expanding fast, and as more and more companies and institutions emerge in the field, it can be hard to keep track of who is…

Aether 1 Bioprinter Beta Units to Be Involved in Massive Research Project Collaboration, Released Later in Year at $9K

In a marketplace that grows more fierce by the day, most 3D printing manufacturers have one typical—and important—focus: sales. From Kickstarter campaigns to unveilings at trade shows all over the…

The Top Five 3D Printing News Announcements Today at Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016

Just one week after the inaugural In(3D)ustry exhibition in Barcelona, 3D printing professionals, engineers and manufacturers flocked to Amsterdam for the Additive Manufacturing Europe 2016 Expo, also a first for the ever-growing 3D printing industry.

High-Tech Partnership Reaches New High, 3D Printing Heart Tissue in Zero-G

That’s one small pulse for a heart, one giant beat for heart health. Okay, it’s not exactly beating yet, but the latest in heart health is pretty literally out of…

3D Bioprinting Set to go Big in China, Thanks to Anyprint’s $20K B01CS Bioprinter

3D bioprinting is one of those technologies that seems as though it would be more likely to show up in a science fiction movie than one of today’s research facilities….

BioBots to Bring Revolutionary 3D Bioprinter to the Masses with $5,000 Beta Program & Eventually Print Whole Organs

“​Life is the oldest and most efficient manufacturing technology that we as people know of. It’s become clear over the past several decades as scientists have engineered life to work…

PrintAlive 3D Bioprinter Creates Skin-like “Living Bandages” to Advance Burn Treatment

Health professionals who treat burn victims are acutely aware of the necessity to treat burn injuries, particularly severe ones, as rapidly as possible. As one journal article explains it, “In…