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3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this year’s Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which is held in Dubai; the UAE city-state is well-known for its enthusiastic commitment to the wider adoption of […]

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this year’s Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, which is...
Update on Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy: DHA Will Soon Begin Using 3D Printing Technology for Dental Services and Ultra-Lightweight Prosthetics

Update on Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy: DHA Will Soon Begin Using 3D Printing Technology for Dental Services and Ultra-Lightweight Prosthetics

In early 2016, Dubai implemented its 3D Printing Strategy, as part of a directive given by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It introduced a multi-tiered plan, focused on construction, medical products, and consumer products, to make the UAE a global leader in 3D […]

In early 2016, Dubai implemented its 3D Printing Strategy, as part of a directive given by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It introduced a multi-tiered plan, focused on construction, medical...
Dubai Future Accelerators Getting Ready to Launch Second Cycle, Funding 3D Printing and Other Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies

Dubai Future Accelerators Getting Ready to Launch Second Cycle, Funding 3D Printing and Other Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies

The world’s largest accelerator program for government services launched formally in September, in the United Arab Emirates, the small country with the big ideas. Dubai Future Accelerators is managed through the Dubai Future Foundation, which is housed in the world’s first 3D printed office building. The program was announced by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Chairman […]

The world’s largest accelerator program for government services launched formally in September, in the United Arab Emirates, the small country with the big ideas. Dubai Future Accelerators is managed through the Dubai Future Foundation, which is housed in the...
Dubai Police Team with UL for Workshop on 3D Printing Responsibly

Dubai Police Team with UL for Workshop on 3D Printing Responsibly

Of all the geographical locations that bring us 3D printing news on a regular basis, Dubai is almost certainly the most consistent. Since the United Arab Emirates city-state announced its 3D Printing Strategy with the goal of becoming the global leader in 3D printing by 2030, we have been consistently inundated with updates as the government’s […]

Of all the geographical locations that bring us 3D printing news on a regular basis, Dubai is almost certainly the most consistent. Since the United Arab Emirates city-state announced its 3D Printing Strategy with the goal of becoming the global leader in 3D printing...
2016 in 3D Printing: Your Favorite Stories from the Last Year

2016 in 3D Printing: Your Favorite Stories from the Last Year

2016 has been — let’s say a mixed bag; while this year saw the loss of beloved celebrities, a heated US election, Brexit, Zika, an escalating crisis in Syria, and many other globally divisive happenings, it was also a year of unprecedented development technologically. We’ll stay away from another celebrity tribute or political debate and […]

2016 has been — let’s say a mixed bag; while this year saw the loss of beloved celebrities, a heated US election, Brexit, Zika, an escalating crisis in Syria, and many other globally divisive happenings, it was also a year of unprecedented development...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 31, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 31, 2016

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time for the 3D printing industry to start building on this last solid year towards an even bigger and brighter 2017. On this year’s final edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a heartwarming family Christmas story, new upper management appointments, a functional 3D printed […]

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time for the 3D printing industry to start building on this last solid year towards an even bigger and brighter 2017. On this year’s final edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got a...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 26, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 26, 2016

While you and your family gathered together this week to gorge on turkey and talk politics, the 3D printing industry proved that it halts for no holiday. On this Thanksgiving edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got the latest on innovative 3D printing news from across the world. For starters, engineers from […]

While you and your family gathered together this week to gorge on turkey and talk politics, the 3D printing industry proved that it halts for no holiday. On this Thanksgiving edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we’ve got the latest on innovative 3D printing...
16,000 Jobs Opened in the UAE This Year, 3D Printing Tops List of In-Demand Skills

16,000 Jobs Opened in the UAE This Year, 3D Printing Tops List of In-Demand Skills

It wouldn’t be a normal week if we didn’t write something about Dubai. If you’ve been following 3D printing news at all, you’re certainly more than familiar with the city and its drive to become a world leader in 3D printing technology. In between flashy revelations like the world’s first 3D printed office building and […]

It wouldn’t be a normal week if we didn’t write something about Dubai. If you’ve been following 3D printing news at all, you’re certainly more than familiar with the city and its drive to become a world leader in 3D printing technology. In...
Dubai Recognizes the Need for Standardization in 3D Printed Construction

Dubai Recognizes the Need for Standardization in 3D Printed Construction

You may have noticed that Dubai and 3D printing seem to be always together in the news lately. While its reputation for luxury is still unparalleled anywhere else, the famed city-state is certainly on its way to serving as a fine role model for the rest of the world in employing the benefits of 3D printing […]

You may have noticed that Dubai and 3D printing seem to be always together in the news lately. While its reputation for luxury is still unparalleled anywhere else, the famed city-state is certainly on its way to serving as a fine role model for the rest of the world...
3D Printing Businesses in Dubai to Receive Funding from Autodesk Spark Investment Fund

3D Printing Businesses in Dubai to Receive Funding from Autodesk Spark Investment Fund

Two years ago, Autodesk announced that they would be channeling $100 million into the Spark Investment Fund, set up to offer support to promising 3D printing-related startups and research projects. So far, Autodesk has been showing that they have a real skill for identifying which companies are going to make an impact, with investments in organizations such as […]

Two years ago, Autodesk announced that they would be channeling $100 million into the Spark Investment Fund, set up to offer support to promising 3D printing-related startups and research projects. So far, Autodesk has been showing that they have a real skill for...
Dubai Health Authority Hospitals to Begin Using 3D Printing Technology Next Year

Dubai Health Authority Hospitals to Begin Using 3D Printing Technology Next Year

While before you may have associated Dubai with glitz and glamour, now that may be changing as the Dubai government seems to be all about looking toward the uses of 3D printing, from consumer goods to construction to medicine. They have certainly come much farther than most of us would have expected in such a […]

While before you may have associated Dubai with glitz and glamour, now that may be changing as the Dubai government seems to be all about looking toward the uses of 3D printing, from consumer goods to construction to medicine. They have certainly come much farther...
Dubai Announces Plans for 3D Printed Residential Building While Future Accelerators Program Gets into Full Swing

Dubai Announces Plans for 3D Printed Residential Building While Future Accelerators Program Gets into Full Swing

Dubai has already inaugurated the world’s first fully 3D printed office building, and is in the process of developing the world’s first fully 3D printed laboratory, so the fact that the city-state is now planning to start construction on a fully 3D printed residential building really comes as no surprise at all. As part of […]

Dubai has already inaugurated the world’s first fully 3D printed office building, and is in the process of developing the world’s first fully 3D printed laboratory, so the fact that the city-state is now planning to start construction on a fully 3D printed...
Technology on the Metro: Dubai Begins Using 3D Printing to Improve Public Transportation

Technology on the Metro: Dubai Begins Using 3D Printing to Improve Public Transportation

There’s been a lot of talk about Dubai in the 3D printing world lately – in fact, that’s an understatement. The United Arab Emirates city-state is working hard to become the 3D printing capital of the world, and it seems as though every few days they’re making an announcement that reflects their likelihood of doing […]

There’s been a lot of talk about Dubai in the 3D printing world lately – in fact, that’s an understatement. The United Arab Emirates city-state is working hard to become the 3D printing capital of the world, and it seems as though every few days...
Dubai Awards Contract for Construction of World’s First 3D Printed Laboratory to Convrgnt Value Engineering

Dubai Awards Contract for Construction of World’s First 3D Printed Laboratory to Convrgnt Value Engineering

Just when I think Dubai can’t surprise me anymore, the United Arab Emirates city goes and proves me wrong yet again. We cover 3D printing news from all over the world, yet Dubai is one of the most – if not the most – consistent locations in terms of generating stunning announcements about the incredible […]

Just when I think Dubai can’t surprise me anymore, the United Arab Emirates city goes and proves me wrong yet again. We cover 3D printing news from all over the world, yet Dubai is one of the most – if not the most – consistent locations in terms of...
TPE TopCon: A Look at 16 Top 3D Printing Stories of 2016

TPE TopCon: A Look at 16 Top 3D Printing Stories of 2016

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio was the 12th TPE TopCon event, a conference dedicated to thermoplastics hosted by the Akron Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and the TPE Special Interest Group (SIG) of the SPE. This edition of TPE TopCon was called “Stretching the Performance with TPE’s” as the SPE sought to emphasize the ‘stretch’ […]

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio was the 12th TPE TopCon event, a conference dedicated to thermoplastics hosted by the Akron Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and the TPE Special Interest Group (SIG) of the SPE. This edition of TPE TopCon was...
Dubai’s Crown Prince Visits 3D Printed Office to Meet with Future Foundation

Dubai’s Crown Prince Visits 3D Printed Office to Meet with Future Foundation

As of late, Dubai, the most populated city-state in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has become home to significant disruptive innovation, particularly on the 3D printing front. Famous for their luxurious shopping, sky-toppling architecture, and lavish nightlife, the city is now growing into one of the premier tech destinations in the entire world. One of their […]

As of late, Dubai, the most populated city-state in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has become home to significant disruptive innovation, particularly on the 3D printing front. Famous for their luxurious shopping, sky-toppling architecture, and lavish nightlife, the...
Concept Laser’s Mlab Cusing 3D Printing Technology Makes Its Debut in the UAE

Concept Laser’s Mlab Cusing 3D Printing Technology Makes Its Debut in the UAE

As metal 3D printing becomes more and more widespread, it’s interesting to look at how the techniques for printing metal have diversified. It’s been over 30 years since Chuck Hull invented stereolithography and gave the world 3D printing, and in the ensuing decades, different forms of 3D printing – especially metal 3D printing – have […]

As metal 3D printing becomes more and more widespread, it’s interesting to look at how the techniques for printing metal have diversified. It’s been over 30 years since Chuck Hull invented stereolithography and gave the world 3D printing, and in the...
Dubai’s 3D Printed Office Building Officially Opened, Furnished By Bene

Dubai’s 3D Printed Office Building Officially Opened, Furnished By Bene

As 3D printing continues to spread throughout the world, no place seems to have harnessed the disruptive power of the emerging technology quite like Dubai, the city-state in the United Arab Emirates. They’ve recently implemented a multi-tiered strategy that will utilize 3D printing to enhance their construction sector, medical products, and consumer products. Some of that […]

As 3D printing continues to spread throughout the world, no place seems to have harnessed the disruptive power of the emerging technology quite like Dubai, the city-state in the United Arab Emirates. They’ve recently implemented a multi-tiered strategy that will...
Sinterex & TAMU: Paving the Road for Metal 3D Printing in the Middle East

Sinterex & TAMU: Paving the Road for Metal 3D Printing in the Middle East

The Middle East is the cradle of civilization, the area of the world in which some the oldest textiles, tools, and texts have been discovered. This long and storied past, however, doesn’t mean that it isn’t also an area that wants to engage with the latest and greatest technological innovations. Efforts are underway to create […]

The Middle East is the cradle of civilization, the area of the world in which some the oldest textiles, tools, and texts have been discovered. This long and storied past, however, doesn’t mean that it isn’t also an area that wants to engage with the latest...
India: IITM Makes Strides for Construction Industry & 3D Printing with Concrete; Expert Opinions Vary on Timeframe for True Impact

India: IITM Makes Strides for Construction Industry & 3D Printing with Concrete; Expert Opinions Vary on Timeframe for True Impact

The Indian Institute of Technology at Madras (IITM) is planning to make their mark with 3D printing, literally, as they plan for transformation to the construction industry within India. While not everybody is completely impressed as to either the complete feasibility or realistic timing of this new technology, IITM seems to be on board for the […]

The Indian Institute of Technology at Madras (IITM) is planning to make their mark with 3D printing, literally, as they plan for transformation to the construction industry within India. While not everybody is completely impressed as to either the complete feasibility...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 6, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 6, 2016

It’s been quite the week in 3D printing news, and as per usual, there was just too much happening around the world to cover it all. For starters, a group of 174 Chinese students gathered to compete in the Vehicles for Sustainable Energy Challenge (VSE), in which they utilized 3D car modeling and 3D printing to […]

It’s been quite the week in 3D printing news, and as per usual, there was just too much happening around the world to cover it all. For starters, a group of 174 Chinese students gathered to compete in the Vehicles for Sustainable Energy Challenge (VSE), in which they...
World’s Largest Accelerator Initiative Launches in Dubai

World’s Largest Accelerator Initiative Launches in Dubai

If countries had a tag line, the United Arab Emirates might do well to adopt “Go Big or Go Home” for its own. The tiny country is known for its grand visions and even greater wealth as home to air conditioned beaches, man-made islands in the shape of palm trees, and towers of every shape, form, and […]

If countries had a tag line, the United Arab Emirates might do well to adopt “Go Big or Go Home” for its own. The tiny country is known for its grand visions and even greater wealth as home to air conditioned beaches, man-made islands in the shape of palm...
Dubai Sets Up Rules and Regulations for 3D Printing in Construction, Moving Further Along the Road to Becoming the 3D Printing Center of the World

Dubai Sets Up Rules and Regulations for 3D Printing in Construction, Moving Further Along the Road to Becoming the 3D Printing Center of the World

If any city is likely to earn the title “3D Printing Capital of the World,” it’s Dubai – and that’s exactly their goal. The city-state intends to become the global leader in 3D printing by 2030, and they’ve laid out a comprehensive plan to do so. The Dubai 3D Printing Strategy is the official name […]

If any city is likely to earn the title “3D Printing Capital of the World,” it’s Dubai – and that’s exactly their goal. The city-state intends to become the global leader in 3D printing by 2030, and they’ve laid out a comprehensive...
Generation 3D Takes on the Dream Hotel & Spa in Phuket, Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Printing

Generation 3D Takes on the Dream Hotel & Spa in Phuket, Pushing the Boundaries of 3D Printing

The Generation 3D team, as we’ve gotten to know them, is undeniably diverse in their undertaking of projects, versatile, and limitless in their enthusiasm for 3D printing. We’ve seen evidence of this from an enormous 3D printed model of Dubai to a recent and amazing (and generous) project working with special needs children to make […]

The Generation 3D team, as we’ve gotten to know them, is undeniably diverse in their undertaking of projects, versatile, and limitless in their enthusiasm for 3D printing. We’ve seen evidence of this from an enormous 3D printed model of Dubai to a recent and amazing...
Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs: Super Kids Receive 3D Printed Superhero Selfies from Generation 3D

Al Noor Training Center for Children with Special Needs: Super Kids Receive 3D Printed Superhero Selfies from Generation 3D

“Sometimes, superheroes can be young children fighting uphill battles.” While many around the world pooh-pooh technology for kids, criticizing any amount of ‘screen time’ or, goodness forbid, offering up the ‘electronic babysitter’ spiel, today there is a global culture of modern kids thriving as they learn about a wide range of technologies, often serving as an […]

“Sometimes, superheroes can be young children fighting uphill battles.” While many around the world pooh-pooh technology for kids, criticizing any amount of ‘screen time’ or, goodness forbid, offering up the ‘electronic babysitter’ spiel, today there is a...
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