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Brazil’s First Congress on Bioengineering: From Bioprinting in Agriculture to New Startups

3D bioprinting is achieving wide acceptance around the world. Scientists, medical researchers, and bioengineers are not only employing high-end bioprinting systems to artificially fabricate biological products, but many are developing…

TissueLabs: New 3D Printed Platform Free to Researchers Studying COVID-19

There are very few certainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic that began earlier this year. Despite multiple estimates, no one can really pin a date to the pandemic’s end, or how…

Brazil: Experimenting with Recycled ABS & PLA for Dosimetry

Brazilian researchers seek an environmentally friendly method not only for 3D printing but to put discarded plastic to use in dosimetry, a method for measuring radiation therapy. Outlining their findings…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 7, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, ASTM International is developing a new AM standard, and 3D4Makers is launching a Luvocom PEKK filament. INMETRO has partnered with Farcco to raise awareness…

Brazil: Experimenting with 3D Printed PETG Sample Parts

Brazilian researchers delve further into FDM 3D printing for prototyping, examining the mechanical properties of and challenges in working with PETG. The results of their study are outlined in ‘Experimental…

3D CRIAR’s New Strategy to Take Over the Brazilian 3D Printing Market

During the last couple of months 3D Criar, the largest 3D printing reseller in Brazil, has been focusing on increasing its presence in the market. The biggest moves for the…

Biogelx in Brazil: New Collaboration for Research Tissue Bioprinting Inks

Throughout the years we have been following the success of startups that have originated from the academic field. Universities around the world foster the spirit of entrepreneurship by encouraging both…

Brazil: 3D Printed Miniaturized Platform with Disposable Detector

Brazilian researchers from Instituto de Química explore miniaturized devices in the recently published ‘Design of novel, simple, and inexpensive 3D printing-based miniaturized electrochemical platform containing embedded disposable detector for analytical…

Brazil: Researchers Test the Potential of Recycling PLA for Greater Sustainability in 3D Printing

Brazilian researchers are interested in furthering not only the benefits of 3D printing but also the advantages of PLA’s biodegradability for ease in recycling. Their findings are further outlined in…

Materialise Acquires Engimplan, To Grow Global presence in the medical industry

Materialise is the leader in 3D printing software. Additionally, the firm has a 3D printing service bureau. By leveraging its learnings in manufacturing it can improve its software; while additions…

EOS Explains the State of Industrial 3D Printing in Latin America

Back in 1989, Hans Langer’s vision of going straight from CAD to manufacturing without tooling for the fabrication of physical components led to the creation of Electro Optical Systems (EOS…

Inside 3D Printing Brazil: BioEdTech is Bringing Bioprinting to Brazil and Beyond

Startup BioEdTech, which recently attended Inside 3D Printing Brasil 2019, is focusing on spreading the word about 3D printing through education, offering courses, training sessions, and development of innovations in the…

Inside 3D Printing: Brazil-based E.TECH is Taking 3D Printing to the Shop Floor

In Latin America, 3D printing has an incredible potential to upgrade production processes, enhance research and encourage new generations to study technology-driven careers. For many companies, the low costs of…

Inside 3D Printing Brazil: 3DC Med is Trying to Change Dentistry in Brazil

Today, Brazil is one of the countries with the most dentists in the world. With over 190,000 dentists (that’s 111 dentists for every 100,000 people), it’s no wonder the dental industry…

Inside 3D Printing Brazil: 3D Criar’s Founders Expect 3D Printing will Change Education in Brazil

One of the companies leading the way in Brazil’s growing 3D printing industry is targeting education. Founded in 2014, 3D Criar is a big part of the additive manufacturing community,…

Filament-maker Printalot Hopes to Expand Its Regional Market at Inside 3D Printing Expo Brazil

Today, the Latin American 3D printing ecosystem is beginning to mimic what developed countries have been doing for the past decade. Albeit at a slower pace, some companies have sprung…

Interview with Juan Carlos Miralles: 3D Printing in Latin America has Taken Longer than Expected

It is quite common for emerging Latin American countries to follow global technology trends, but 3D printing hasn’t gained enough force to even begin to disrupt some of the main…

3D Printing as an Industrial Process

Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, took its first steps in Brazil in the 1990s and is finally reaching the exposure it deserves, not only as a prototyping resource but also…

Interview with Fabio Sant´Ana of Farcco Tecnologia About Metal Printing and 3D Printing in Brazil

Fabio Sant´Ana is from Brazil a country we associate with beaches, football, and carnivals. Yet, the verdant green Carnival-land has much more potential than just being a fun place. Brazil…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…

Innovative TubeSats Deployer 3D Printed Using Windform XT 2.0

We know they are up there. Sending signals, collecting information. Put into space by powerful entities, using the latest technology. I’m talking, of course, about satellites. But before you go…

Using 3D Technology to Recreate the Lost Faces of Herculaneum

After 800 years of silence, Mount Vesuvius came dramatically to life in August of 79 CE, belching forth deadly gas, molten rock, and searing volcanic ash onto those unfortunate enough…

Brazilian Obstetrician 3D Prints Ultrasound Models for Visually Impaired Parents-to-Be

Considering the wide range of items we can 3D print today, why not babies too? That’s certainly an attention-getting endeavor, and one that would probably have many different individuals and…

Puzzles Dynamics Launches Robotic Arm Windows 3D Printer “ARMBOT” on Kickstarter

A group of Brazilian and Hong Kong entrepreneurs, focused on sharing the practical benefits of 3D printers all over the world, makes up Puzzles Dynamics. They already offer several options…