european union

3D Printing News Briefs, October 24, 2020: nTopology & Etteplan, DSM, CAR3D Project, MELD Manufacturing

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a partnership between nTopology and Etteplan, a new material from DSM, CAR3D’s COVID-19 protection equipment, and a pretty cool 3D printed…

Featured

regenHU CEO: Bioprinting Will Strengthen OrganTrans Project to 3D Print Liver Organoid

The European consortium OrganTrans is preparing to develop a tissue engineering platform capable of generating liver tissue. The proposed automated and standardized disruptive alternative solution to organ donation for patients…

Featured

3D Printed Vegan Salmon to Be Commercialized with Help of FELIXprinters

Plant-based seafood startup Legendary Vish is commercializing 3D printed vegan salmon filets with the goal of providing a healthier and tastier alternative to existing fish substitutes. The company will be…

E.U. to Regulate 3D Printed Toys & Supply Chain

The European Union has taken a serious interest in regulating 3D printed toys. As additive manufacturing processes only continue to pick up steam, affecting nearly every industry in some way,…

Sponsored

Snapmaker Opening New Online Store for Customers in European Union

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Snapmaker has been busy fulfilling orders and helping its communities. Recently, the team announced some good news, which is very rare, especially in this difficult time….

The First Bioprinter in the Netherlands Developed by FELIXprinters

In a field where creating machines is the beginning of a strategy that could unfold to become very dependable technology for human health, many startups and companies are developing bioprinters…

ORGANTRANS: An EU Project Will Develop a Liver Tissue 3D Printing Platform

Bioengineering our healthcare evolution is what leads researchers to create functional tissues that could one day become the basis to replicate a human organ. With what seems to be a…

EU’s 3D4VET Studies Project Developing Program to Add 3D Printing Curricula to Vocational Training

3D4VET Studies (3D4VET) is a project co-funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ program that is on a mission to add 3D printing to the European Credit system for Vocational Education…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2019

We’re getting the business out of the way first, then moving on to awards and rewards in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. CECIMO has expressed its approval of…

GE News: Subsidiary AP&C Purchased New Land, GE Aviation Helping Airbus 3D Print Parts for RACER Aircraft

GE Additive‘s Canadian subsidiary, Advanced Powders & Coatings (AP&C), which produces and distributes metal powders for 3D printing, has been operating out of the Innopark Albatros in Saint-Eustache, Quebec since 2016. But last…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 7, 2018

We’re starting with more formnext announcements on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to classes and workshops. Verashape is launching a new 3D printer at next week’s event…

CECIMO Raises Concerns: How Much is Too Much 3D Printing Regulation

Regulation is important in any industry, as are standards which ensure that every player in the industry is delivering products and processes up to a certain quality and consistency. There’s…

What Medical Device Regulation Might Mean for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implants

You would be hard pressed to find a sane member of society who would advocate for a removal of all oversight in the field of medicine. However, that doesn’t mean…

Two Dutch Material Companies Release Unique New 3D Printing Filaments

Dutch 3D printing materials manufacturer Formfutura is well known for its many unique materials, which run the gamut from wood and cork to stone and carbon fiber. The company has…

INTERAQCT Project Works to Improve CT for Quality Testing of 3D Printed Parts

Quality control is a necessity in manufacturing, but it’s not always easy – especially when it comes to advanced manufacturing techniques, which can result in complex internal geometries that aren’t…

CECIMO and EPMA Partnering to Promote 3D Printing Technology Across Europe

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries (CECIMO) represents several key companies in the 3D printing world, and plays an important role in determining the next direction the European industry…

3D Printed Connectors Make This Startup’s Sustainable Indoor Garden Grow

The first time we planted a garden in our backyard, I couldn’t get enough of watching the vegetables grow. I would go out in the yard and gently move aside…

CECIMO and EWF Begin Joint Effort to Increase Europe’s Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, better known as CECIMO, represents the common interests of these industries, both globally and at the level of the European Union (EU). The…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 6, 2017

We’ve got a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by new 3D beta software, 3D printing materials work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a…

BADGER Project Develops a 3D Printing, Tunneling Underground Robot

As tunneling creatures go, badgers are some of the oddest-looking, but they’re also pretty cute, in their way. The European Union is a big fan of badgers, it seems, or…

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,…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene…

Project BARBARA to Develop New Bio-Based 3D Printing Materials and Prototypes for Automotive and Construction Industries

Multiple 3D printing projects have been funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 framework, from a cancer-measuring transducer and the MESO-BRAIN Initiative’s work with emulating accurate brain activity to the Bionic…

Jewelry Inspired by Art is the Focus of New 3D Design Challenge by Shapeways and the National Gallery of Denmark

I don’t usually wear earrings unless I’m attending a formal event, and I have only a few necklaces that are in regular rotation, but I love wearing unique rings. One…