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3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has appointed a new member to its management team, and Carbon announced that Johnson & Johnson Innovation has joined its latest funding round. axial3D established a […]

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has appointed a new member to its management team, and Carbon...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 27, 2017

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on a note from the happiest place in the world. Sigma Labs has […]

Just because Christmas was two days ago doesn’t mean that the 3D printing industry has been taking a break. In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be covering the latest business and medical 3D printing news, along with a competition and ending on...
FDA Guidance for 3D Printing of Medical Devices and Eligible R&D Tax Credits

FDA Guidance for 3D Printing of Medical Devices and Eligible R&D Tax Credits

The exponential growth of 3D printing technology and its application across various industries has been tremendous. In the medical field specifically, 3D printing has contributed to both clinical and innovative advancements. Additive manufacturing technologies have been applied to medical equipment, prosthetics, dental products, bioprinting, and pharmaceuticals. However, before these technological advancements can be utilized for […]

The exponential growth of 3D printing technology and its application across various industries has been tremendous. In the medical field specifically, 3D printing has contributed to both clinical and innovative advancements. Additive manufacturing technologies have...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 12, 2017

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert weighs in on the latest FDA 3D printing guidance, EIT and HCA have signed an agreement for 3D printed interbody products, and Aprecia is teaming […]

Today’s 3D Printing News Briefs features some of the latest happenings in medical, business, and education 3D printing news. Nanoscribe is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, while an industry expert weighs in on the latest FDA 3D printing guidance, EIT and HCA...
FDA Commissioner Releases Statement and New Guidance on 3D Printed Medical Devices

FDA Commissioner Releases Statement and New Guidance on 3D Printed Medical Devices

You can’t get anywhere with 3D printed medical products and devices in the US market without the extremely important approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the country’s Department of Health and Human Services. It takes a lot of hard work for a new medical innovation to receive FDA clearance, and not […]

You can’t get anywhere with 3D printed medical products and devices in the US market without the extremely important approval of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the country’s Department of Health and Human Services. It takes a lot...
"3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay" - Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

"3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay" - Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration to others afflicted by similar conditions. Penelope Heller, diagnosed in 2014 with chondrosarcoma, […]

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager, EOS North America

3D Printing Spotlight On: Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager, EOS North America

3D printing and healthcare are coming together in unprecedented ways as advanced manufacturing technologies allow for patient-specific medical treatment to the benefit of patient, medical provider — and of course the businesses providing the technology. Germany-based EOS is well known as a provider of high-quality 3D printing solutions including industrial machines set to take on […]

3D printing and healthcare are coming together in unprecedented ways as advanced manufacturing technologies allow for patient-specific medical treatment to the benefit of patient, medical provider — and of course the businesses providing the technology....
FDA (510)k Clearance Awarded to 3D Printed Medical Implants from Camber Spine Technologies and Renovis Surgical Technologies

FDA (510)k Clearance Awarded to 3D Printed Medical Implants from Camber Spine Technologies and Renovis Surgical Technologies

Following in the recent footsteps of SI-BONE’s iFuse-3D Implant and Cellular Titanium spinal implants by EIT, two more medical device companies have announced this week that they have received the all-important (510)k clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 3D printed titanium spinal implants. This stamp of approval is increasingly important, especially as 3D […]

Following in the recent footsteps of SI-BONE’s iFuse-3D Implant and Cellular Titanium spinal implants by EIT, two more medical device companies have announced this week that they have received the all-important (510)k clearance from the US Food and Drug...
EIT's 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

EIT's 3D Printed Cellular Titanium Spinal Implants Receive FDA Clearance

3D printing has brought advancements to the medical industry across the board, but one area that has been especially affected is the treatment of spinal conditions. 3D printing has allowed for the fabrication of spinal implants that are precisely designed to fit each individual patient’s anatomy, which often means successful surgical outcomes where previously there […]

3D printing has brought advancements to the medical industry across the board, but one area that has been especially affected is the treatment of spinal conditions. 3D printing has allowed for the fabrication of spinal implants that are precisely designed to fit each...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios 3D tests out biocompatible materials and a Kickstarter campaign has launched for the first-ever dual-nozzle 3D printing pen. Medicrea receives FDA clearance for its data-driven […]

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios 3D tests out biocompatible...
Read Before You Vape: 3D Printed Screening Device Shows That E-Cigarettes Are Just as Bad as Tobacco Cigarettes

Read Before You Vape: 3D Printed Screening Device Shows That E-Cigarettes Are Just as Bad as Tobacco Cigarettes

In season three of Friends, my favorite sitcom in the world, Rachel Green tries to help her friend Chandler Bing quit smoking, first by physically removing cigarettes from his mouth, and then by giving him a hypnosis tape. Chandler, perpetually sarcastic, balances the tape on his arm like it’s a nicotine patch and watches in […]

In season three of Friends, my favorite sitcom in the world, Rachel Green tries to help her friend Chandler Bing quit smoking, first by physically removing cigarettes from his mouth, and then by giving him a hypnosis tape. Chandler, perpetually sarcastic, balances the...
3D Printers Used to Manufacture Medical Parts Should Be Regulated

3D Printers Used to Manufacture Medical Parts Should Be Regulated

As a company that has been inventing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials for 15 years, our company has had a front-row seat to amazing changes in the way things are made. We are also confident that much more progress is on the horizon, especially when it comes to medical applications. While the benefits to […]

As a company that has been inventing and manufacturing 3D printers and materials for 15 years, our company has had a front-row seat to amazing changes in the way things are made. We are also confident that much more progress is on the horizon, especially when it comes...
3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human rights in China, let me assure you that this was […]

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human...
After Generating Intense Social Media Interest, 3D Printing Chemistry Article Wins the STAM 2016 Altmetric Award

After Generating Intense Social Media Interest, 3D Printing Chemistry Article Wins the STAM 2016 Altmetric Award

Back in early 2016, a team of researchers from American University discovered an innovative way to combine chemistry and 3D printing: the researchers, led by university chemistry professor Matthew Hartings, figured out how to create structures using active chemistry, while 3D printing commercially. The team published their findings in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced […]

Back in early 2016, a team of researchers from American University discovered an innovative way to combine chemistry and 3D printing: the researchers, led by university chemistry professor Matthew Hartings, figured out how to create structures using active chemistry,...
FDA Video Introduces the Three Rs of Medical 3D Printing

FDA Video Introduces the Three Rs of Medical 3D Printing

It’s always exciting when 3D printing can play a role in making someone’s life better, and one of the very visible ways it does this is through the medical field, like with this 3D printed ankle fusion system, or this 3D printed titanium digital fusion implant. But you can’t get anywhere with some of these […]

It’s always exciting when 3D printing can play a role in making someone’s life better, and one of the very visible ways it does this is through the medical field, like with this 3D printed ankle fusion system, or this 3D printed titanium digital fusion...
Oventus 3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device, O2Vent T, Receives FDA Approval for Release in US

Oventus 3D Printed Sleep Apnea Device, O2Vent T, Receives FDA Approval for Release in US

If you or someone you know has sleep apnea, then you are probably also very aware that finding a long-term solution can be difficult—but one is much needed. This is a scary condition, and can be life-threatening too. Often accompanied by snoring that is loud enough to wake everyone in the house as well as […]

If you or someone you know has sleep apnea, then you are probably also very aware that finding a long-term solution can be difficult—but one is much needed. This is a scary condition, and can be life-threatening too. Often accompanied by snoring that is loud enough to...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 13, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 13, 2016

Another week, another set of 3D printing stories from around the world that we’ve yet to have the chance to cover. For starters, Wanhao USA has continued their North American expansion with the opening of their new service center in San Diego, California. The dental digital tech company Argen Corporation has enlisted Concept Laser’s Mlab […]

Another week, another set of 3D printing stories from around the world that we’ve yet to have the chance to cover. For starters, Wanhao USA has continued their North American expansion with the opening of their new service center in San Diego, California. The dental...
4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical professionals and patients a host of alternatives today, spinal implants can be the difference between a patient lying in bed all day suffering from chronic […]

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical professionals and patients a host of alternatives today, spinal implants can be the...
Shila the Dog Gets a Set of High-Tech Prosthetic Legs After Surviving a Terrible Lawnmower Accident

Shila the Dog Gets a Set of High-Tech Prosthetic Legs After Surviving a Terrible Lawnmower Accident

While the FDA and other countries equivalent agencies are still studying the possibility of surgically attached prosthetic devices, they have unexpectedly found themselves being used by a dog that is missing her two rear legs. This technology was initially designed for human limbs, but it has found itself struggling to be approved by the FDA […]

While the FDA and other countries equivalent agencies are still studying the possibility of surgically attached prosthetic devices, they have unexpectedly found themselves being used by a dog that is missing her two rear legs. This technology was initially designed...
The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

The FDA’s Principal Investigator for 3D Printed Medical Devices is Looking for Industry Feedback and No One is Giving It to Him

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated. Applications as diverse as inexpensive, customized 3D printed prosthetic devices, patient-specific surgical implants, surgical pre-planning and even personalized medications all have the medical community changing […]

Medical applications for 3D printing are a rapidly growing segment of the 3D printing industry, and the technology could radically alter the way that many medical issues are evaluated and treated. Applications as diverse as inexpensive, customized 3D printed...
FDA Gives 510(k) Clearance to 3D Printed Titanium Digital Fusion Implant - First Product from Additive Orthopaedics

FDA Gives 510(k) Clearance to 3D Printed Titanium Digital Fusion Implant - First Product from Additive Orthopaedics

Some of the most delicate bones in the body are those in the extremities. While a broken finger or toe is obviously not as debilitating as, say, a broken arm or leg, they’re still painful and, in some cases, can have complications. The bones in the toes are particularly tricky – there’s a lot that […]

Some of the most delicate bones in the body are those in the extremities. While a broken finger or toe is obviously not as debilitating as, say, a broken arm or leg, they’re still painful and, in some cases, can have complications. The bones in the toes are...
Imagine Taking Just One Pill a Day for All That Ails You with 3D Printed Meds

Imagine Taking Just One Pill a Day for All That Ails You with 3D Printed Meds

Amidst the long list of pluses, there are a few things that are controversial in 3D printing with some of the light and dark and pros and cons frustratingly intertwined, as we discuss hot points like guns (alas, criminals might get them!), the fabrication of body parts (yikes, is that like cloning?) and pills (shockingly, […]

Amidst the long list of pluses, there are a few things that are controversial in 3D printing with some of the light and dark and pros and cons frustratingly intertwined, as we discuss hot points like guns (alas, criminals might get them!), the fabrication of body...
The FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Industry & Food & Drug Administration Staff Regarding 3D Printing

The FDA Releases Draft Guidance for Industry & Food & Drug Administration Staff Regarding 3D Printing

When a magical new technology comes along, capable of stunning us at nearly every turn, it’s especially thrilling to be one of the rare few to be involved from the beginning. Users are operating on a new frontier—and a lawless one for the most part, to begin with. Eventually though, concerns arise, and so do […]

When a magical new technology comes along, capable of stunning us at nearly every turn, it’s especially thrilling to be one of the rare few to be involved from the beginning. Users are operating on a new frontier—and a lawless one for the most part, to begin with....
3D Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs:  Where Are We?

3D Bioprinting of Tissues and Organs:  Where Are We?

Industrial 3D printing has been around since the 1980s and was initially known as rapid prototyping because of its most popular application – making prototypes for manufacturing.  The term additive manufacturing includes such technologies as stereolithography, fused deposition modeling (FDM), laser sintering, and electron beam sintering.  Recent advances in additive manufacturing reveal that bioprinting, i.e., […]

Industrial 3D printing has been around since the 1980s and was initially known as rapid prototyping because of its most popular application – making prototypes for manufacturing.  The term additive manufacturing includes such technologies as stereolithography, fused...
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