bioprinting

Bioprinted Ear Transplants in Clinical Trials with 3DBio

Affecting one to five of every 100,000 children born, Microtia is a condition in which an individual has an undeveloped ear or no external ear features at all. Treatment may…

Bioprinted Wood Approaches Reality Thanks to MIT Team

In the most recent decade of the 3D printing industry’s history, the bioprinting sector has gone through a somewhat repulsive transition from human organs and tissue to animal meat. At…

New Volumetric 3D Printing Technique Opens Bioprinting Possibilities

Volumetric fabrication methods have garnered a lot of attention over the past few years. By projecting light at an entire vat of photopolymer resin at once, they are able to…

3DPOD Episode 99: Bioprinting with Adam Feinberg, FluidForm

Along with his fellow researchers at Carnegie Melon University, Adam Feinberg developed what is known as FRESH bioprinting technology. We discuss how and why FRESH is important. We also get…

A Bioprinting Proposal: A Human Vascularization Project

The Human Genome Project lasted from 1990 to 2003 and resulted in the cost-effective mapping of human DNA. Several countries, companies, and dozens of research centers worldwide cooperated and competed…

Can Your 3D Printer Become a Bioprinter with ViscoTec’s New Nozzle?

German firm ViscoTec makes all manner of dispensing nozzles. For years they’ve been used in 3D printing to print silicone on standard material extrusion machines adapted to work with their…

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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: The Current Uses of Bioprinting

Authors: Taci Pereira, Vice President and General Manager of Bioprinting for 3D Systems, and Yu Shrike Zhang, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies…

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Bioprinting and Industrial 3D Printing Converge: 3D Systems CEO Dr. Jeff Graves

Now that Jeff Graves has served as president and CEO of 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) for nearly two years, we are able to gain better insight into his leadership style. We can…

Harvard Bioprinting Tech Licensed to Ex-Organovo Execs for Bioprinted Kidneys

San Diego-based Trestle Biotherapeutics has initiated an agreement with Harvard University to license the school’s stem cell and bioprinting technology. The goal is to 3D print kidney tissue for regenerative…

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…

Sydney Bioprinting Firm Closes $25M Series B Round

In a Series B round led by Australia’s largest venture capital (VC) firm, Blackbird Ventures, Sydney-headquartered biotech startup Inventia raised $25 million (A$35 million). The company also landed in the…

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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Prellis Biologics Secures $14.5M for Bioprinted Lymph Node

Prellis Biologics secured a $14.5 million series B round lead by Celesta Capital with existing shareholders Khosla Ventures. Prellis has an Externalized Immune System (EXIS) platform which allows researchers to discover…

Lab 3D Prints E. coli Ink for Research into Biofilms

Some of the most fascinating and/or shocking developments in 3D printing over the past decade have involved the application of biomimicry: the creation of machines, materials, or systems whose designs…

AMS 2022 Lines up New Speakers and Sponsors for 3D Printing Event

The Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) summit is scheduled to take place in New York City this coming March 1 to 3, 2022 in a hybrid format: in-person and online, as…

Bioprinted Living Structures Release Anti-Cancer Drug, Absorb Toxins

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Northwestern University, and other institutions have, for the first time, bioprinted living structures without the use of any polymers aside from the…

Bioprinted Brain Cells Made Possible with Laser-Based 3D Printing

Scientists from the Université de Montréal have published a study detailing the ability to bioprint adult brain cells. Key to the research was a new laser-assisted technology that made it…

3D Printed Pork to Enter Chinese Market via CellX

One of the biggest difficulties presented by industrial agriculture involves the contradictions between the constantly growing scale of production on the one hand, and on the other, the capacity that…

Seaweed Bioink Heralds More Sustainable Future for 3D Printing

As 3D printing becomes more common, there is a growing need for specialized inks that can make the process more sustainable. It must also be suitable for creating products like…

Pollen-Based Bioink Heralds New Potential for Bioprinting Drugs

Bioprinting has made its way out of the lab and…into other labs. We still haven’t seen a true bioprinted organ implant, but the technology has so evolved and proliferated that…

Bioprinted Waygu Beef Developed by Osaka Researchers

The bioprinted meat sector is experiencing a surprising boom. While we haven’t seen any widespread deployment of any 3D printed meat or meat substitute, there are a number of pilot…

Startup Accelerator, Singapore: 3D Printed Magnets, Noodles, and Implants

One of the countries that is doing a bang-up job of stimulating the 3D printing sector is Singapore. Through Nanyang Technological University’s National Additive Manufacturing – Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) coordinating…

3D Printed Coral Could Make for Viable Bone Grafts, Say Singapore Researchers

There may soon be a new method for creating bone grafts by incorporating coral materials into 3D printed implants. Currently, diseased or damaged bones are repaired or regenerated using one…