biotechnology

Bioprinting Researchers: Apply to Receive an Aspect Biosystem’s RX1 Bioprinter

For the second year in a row, Aspect Biosystems announced applications are open for its RX1 Bioprinter Grant Program. Designed to support researchers who need access to advanced 3D bioprinting…

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Organovo’s Keith Murphy Back as Executive Chairman

Founder and former CEO of Organovo, Keith Murphy, is back as the company’s newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Board. The news comes three years after Murphy left the pioneering…

Viscient Biosciences is Leveraging 3D Bioprinting for Drug Discovery

Biotechnology companies are uncovering new methods to develop drugs across a range of therapeutic areas. Looking to demonstrate a commitment to drug discovery and moving away from traditional laboratory animal…

Organovo’s Merger Deal with Tarveda Falls Through, for Now

It has been a stormy few months for the early-stage medical laboratory and research company Organovo. Since announcing a merger deal with Tarveda Therapeutics, a privately-held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm, last…

Former CEO of Organovo Urges Stockholders Against Merger with Tarveda

Gaining a competitive advantage is at the core of most businesses. That is why the financial world has a section dedicated exclusively to study the behind-the-scenes of mergers and acquisitions…

DNA Biosensing with 3D Printing

Biosensor Structure 3D printing is useful in how it makes tools for us humans. Tools are the gateway to innovation within our world. 3D Printing helps different industries because of…

Aspect Biosystems and Maastricht University Begin Joint 3D Bioprinting Research Collaboration

The Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN) at Maastricht University in the Netherlands works to be a leader in the biomedical engineering field by training an interdisciplinary generation of scientists and…

Aspect Biosystems Receives $1 Million Investment to Help Commercialize Its Lab-on-a-Printer 3D Bioprinting Platform

This week, Genome British Columbia (BC), which leads genomics innovation on the West Coast of Canada, announced that it has invested $1 million in funding to Aspect Biosystems, a leading Canadian…

OxSyBio Raises £10 Million in Series A Financing for 3D Bioprinting Platform to Solve Donor Organ Shortage

In the field of 3D bioprinting, the major, overarching goal is to be able to fabricate functional 3D printed human organs. Many bioprinting companies, such as Organovo and Aether, are making…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 20, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business news to catch you up on in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an acquisition and a new agreement. 3D printing software provider…

regenHU and Wako Automation Promoting Drug Discovery and 3D Bioprinting in the US

Typically, the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they hear the term 3D bioprinting is fully 3D printed, working human organs. The thought of being able…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2017

We’re starting with the kick-off of a popular 3D printing challenge in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to a new 3D printer, a 3D printing handbook, a…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 15, 2017

Just like earlier this week, today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs is bringing you the latest business news from the 3D printing world. We’ve got an update on the…

Carbon Co-Founder and CEO Recognized with Heinz Award for Contributions to Technology, the Economy, Employment

The Heinz Awards were established in 1993 to honor US Senator John Heinz, and every year extraordinary individuals are recognized for their creativity, determination, contributions, and accomplishments in finding real…

ITRI Develops 3D Printed Bionic Chinese Skin as Region-Specific Animal Testing Alternative

While 3D printed skin is certainly helpful in terms of helping burn victims, it can also be used as a much less controversial alternative to animal testing. The JALA Group,…

Chinese Cosmetics Company Successfully 3D Prints Skin Using Asian Skin Cells

The race to the finish line is on, at least in terms of 3D bioprinting. Biotechnology companies are all trying to be the first to create everything from 3D printed…

Biotechnology Company Sichuan Revotek Successfully Implants Live 3D Printed Blood Vessels in Rhesus Monkeys

A little over a year ago, we told you about innovative Chinese biotechnological company Sichuan Revotek Co., Ltd, the first producer in the world of 3D printed blood vessels. They…

Ultra-Strong Spider Silk Material Shows Potential for 3D Printing

Whether you’re utilizing 3D printing technology for applications in healthcare, aerospace, or any other industry in between, the need for more advanced and functional materials remains across the board. Though you…

World Economic Forum Report: Existing Workforce Must Prepare, Re-Skill & Up-Skill for Impending Fourth Industrial Revolution

“If every tool, when ordered, or even of its own accord, could do the work that befits it… then there would be no need either of apprentices for the master…

Moscow Researchers 3D Print Bone Substitutes With Ceramic Powder 3D Printer

The collaborative effort of researchers from a variety of institutes in Moscow has resulted in a paper published in the most recent issue of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. The researchers hail…