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Additive Manufacturing Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing Will Return in January

Additive Manufacturing Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing Will Return in January

We’re long past the days when 3D printing was just a fun, creative tool for hobbyists, and many industries have been taking notice over the years and making the investment. The medical and dental fields especially have turned to 3D printing for all sorts of innovations, from customized medication and dentures to patient-specific models, implants, and […]

We’re long past the days when 3D printing was just a fun, creative tool for hobbyists, and many industries have been taking notice over the years and making the investment. The medical and dental fields especially have turned to 3D printing for all sorts of...
SME Examines Point-of-Care Manufacturing Enabled by 3D Printing

SME Examines Point-of-Care Manufacturing Enabled by 3D Printing

Point-of-care (POC) is a nontraditional form of manufacturing. The just-in-time creation of things like 3D printed surgical instruments and guides, anatomical models, scaffolds, and prosthetics based on patients’ personal medical imaging data at the place of their care all fall under the POC umbrella. Nonprofit organization SME is dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry in all its […]

Point-of-care (POC) is a nontraditional form of manufacturing. The just-in-time creation of things like 3D printed surgical instruments and guides, anatomical models, scaffolds, and prosthetics based on patients’ personal medical imaging data at the place of...
Miami University Researchers Work Together to 3D Print Better Bones

Miami University Researchers Work Together to 3D Print Better Bones

With the development and adoption of medical technology like x-rays, anaesthesia and antisepsis in the mid to late 1800’s that allowed doctors to treat broken bones surgically, the science of fixing bone breaks took a major leap forward. The advancements meant that a broken bone wasn’t as likely to end in infection or death, especially […]

With the development and adoption of medical technology like x-rays, anaesthesia and antisepsis in the mid to late 1800’s that allowed doctors to treat broken bones surgically, the science of fixing bone breaks took a major leap forward. The advancements meant that a...
SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in the industry opportunities to network with others and learn more about advanced manufacturing technologies. One of the shows SME hosts is the RAPID + TCT conference, […]

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in the industry opportunities to network with others and learn more about...
3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the future of additive manufacturing in human healthcare. The event, rich in expertise, filled two days with insightful presentations and conversations in Washington, D.C., allowing for a […]

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the future of additive manufacturing in human...
Switzerland: FEMTOprint Has an Eye on 3D Printing for MedTech Applications

Switzerland: FEMTOprint Has an Eye on 3D Printing for MedTech Applications

FEMTOprint, headquartered in Muzzano, Switzerland, has recently partnered with Galatea Lab, Instant Lab (EPFL, Switzerland), and the Jules-Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital (Lausanne, Switzerland) to explore how 3D printing can further the med-tech industry. In creating a consortium for developing new innovations together, this team of researchers has created a glass-based compliant puncture tool for retinal vein […]

FEMTOprint, headquartered in Muzzano, Switzerland, has recently partnered with Galatea Lab, Instant Lab (EPFL, Switzerland), and the Jules-Gonin Ophthalmic Hospital (Lausanne, Switzerland) to explore how 3D printing can further the med-tech industry. In creating a...
Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit Focused on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit Focused on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

I had the privilege of attending a two-day Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry conference on January 22nd and 23rd in Washington, D.C. at the Army and Navy Club. The Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit was sponsored by SmarTech Markets Publishing and 3DPrint.com. Day 1 3D Printing Medical Devices      Day one was entitled 3D […]

I had the privilege of attending a two-day Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry conference on January 22nd and 23rd in Washington, D.C. at the Army and Navy Club. The Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit was sponsored by SmarTech Markets Publishing and...
Comprehensive KCE Report Offers Framework and Overview of 3D Printed High-Risk Medical Devices

Comprehensive KCE Report Offers Framework and Overview of 3D Printed High-Risk Medical Devices

According to a new report, published under a Creative Commons license by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Center (KCE), the combined medical and dental sectors make up the third largest 3D printing market, right after the industrial and aerospace sectors, accounting for roughly 13.1% of all 3D printing usage. 3D printing has definitely made a […]

According to a new report, published under a Creative Commons license by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Center (KCE), the combined medical and dental sectors make up the third largest 3D printing market, right after the industrial and aerospace sectors, accounting...
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...
Last Chance to Save $100 on Registration for Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

Last Chance to Save $100 on Registration for Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

No matter how serious or trivial, everyone, at some point in their life, has been or will be impacted by the medical and dental industries – which in turn have been impacted by 3D printing technology. 3D printed medication and dentures can be customized for specific patients, and 3D printed medical models give surgeons the chance […]

No matter how serious or trivial, everyone, at some point in their life, has been or will be impacted by the medical and dental industries – which in turn have been impacted by 3D printing technology. 3D printed medication and dentures can be customized for...
China: Porimy Creates 3D Printer That Makes Dentures in a Week

China: Porimy Creates 3D Printer That Makes Dentures in a Week

Whether you are living completely off the grid, or even under a rock, it is impossible to escape both the conversation revolving around—and the reality of—the expenses of health care today. This includes dental coverage, of course, and because of that, researchers and innovators are always seeking new routes for making dental exams and devices […]

Whether you are living completely off the grid, or even under a rock, it is impossible to escape both the conversation revolving around—and the reality of—the expenses of health care today. This includes dental coverage, of course, and because of that, researchers and...
Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

Save on Admission to Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit by Registering Now

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive manufacturing world. From January 22-23 in Washington, D.C., experts in […]

In the 3D printing world, conference season never really stops. CES begins next week, and 3DPrint.com will be there to get a look at all the newest technology being introduced this year. Toward the end of the month is another exciting conference in the additive...
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...
Duke Embracing 3D Printing for Surgical Care

Duke Embracing 3D Printing for Surgical Care

There is practically no area of medical practice that has not been impacted by advances in 3D printing technologies. Whether in the form of custom made prosthetics, the development of specialized tools, or the creation of medical models to prepare future surgeons for practice, the contributions made by 3D printing are undeniable. And the staff […]

There is practically no area of medical practice that has not been impacted by advances in 3D printing technologies. Whether in the form of custom made prosthetics, the development of specialized tools, or the creation of medical models to prepare future surgeons for...
University of Indianapolis Examines 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Use in Occupational Therapy

University of Indianapolis Examines 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Use in Occupational Therapy

The University of Indianapolis first launched its UIndyDay initiative in April 2016 with the goal of raising money for projects that would support continued academic excellence and diversity. Last year’s UIndyDay included five projects and brought in nearly $40,000 from 470 donors. The project that received the most donations was from the School of Occupational Therapy, which used the money […]

The University of Indianapolis first launched its UIndyDay initiative in April 2016 with the goal of raising money for projects that would support continued academic excellence and diversity. Last year’s UIndyDay included five projects and brought in nearly...
Additive Manufacturing Strategies Propel the Future of Medical and Dental Businesses: Upcoming Summit Gathers the Experts

Additive Manufacturing Strategies Propel the Future of Medical and Dental Businesses: Upcoming Summit Gathers the Experts

For as human-centric as healthcare is, business and technology are necessary components to successfully advance and make available solutions that can be of the most benefit to the population. Investment into education and training, as well as advanced technologies, underlie an important strategic component to the business of health in today’s world. Among the most […]

For as human-centric as healthcare is, business and technology are necessary components to successfully advance and make available solutions that can be of the most benefit to the population. Investment into education and training, as well as advanced technologies,...
Medical and Dental 3D Printing Expertise to Highlight Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

Medical and Dental 3D Printing Expertise to Highlight Upcoming Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

No one in the entire world has been unaffected by a medical or dental issue at some point in their lives, however minor or serious. The medical and dental industries are ones that impact everyone’s lives, though some are lucky to be affected only marginally and occasionally. Because the need for medical care is so […]

No one in the entire world has been unaffected by a medical or dental issue at some point in their lives, however minor or serious. The medical and dental industries are ones that impact everyone’s lives, though some are lucky to be affected only marginally and...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie McKinley, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, axial3D

3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie McKinley, Head of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, axial3D

The medical industry has seen a number of changes as 3D printing has become a part of it. Those changes been positive ones – even lifesaving ones, as surgeons use 3D printed organ models to plan extremely complex surgeries before operating, or 3D printed implants repair damage caused by severe injury or illness. The benefits […]

The medical industry has seen a number of changes as 3D printing has become a part of it. Those changes been positive ones – even lifesaving ones, as surgeons use 3D printed organ models to plan extremely complex surgeries before operating, or 3D printed...
Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of colors…even then, I imagine the luster wears off fast. These casts, while very important as they support and protect the healing bone, are bulky and […]

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of colors…even then, I imagine the luster wears off fast. These casts, while very important as they support and...
Dinsmore and the Children's Hospital of Orange County Show Value of Patient-Specific 3D Printed Tibia Model

Dinsmore and the Children's Hospital of Orange County Show Value of Patient-Specific 3D Printed Tibia Model

A 3D printed anatomical model assisted in recent successful surgery on eighteen-year-old Moises Campos. In order to help surgeons better prepare for the complex operation, the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) recently teamed up with Dinsmore Inc., a 3D printing company from Irvine, California, to 3D print a full-scale model of Campos’ tibia based […]

A 3D printed anatomical model assisted in recent successful surgery on eighteen-year-old Moises Campos. In order to help surgeons better prepare for the complex operation, the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) recently teamed up with Dinsmore Inc., a...
3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

3D Printed Vertebrae Models that Simulate Human Bone Used to Train Spinal Surgeons

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing technology to produce these implants. Last winter, a group of researchers […]

Bone grafts have long been used to help patients suffering from broken or damaged bones heal, and implants, or scaffolds, are used to surgically hold all of the damaged fragments of bone together. Over the last several years, doctors have been using 3D printing...
3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some sort of normality. Nathalie Dufaut Danjon is a perfect […]

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some...
Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Teacher, Model, Artist Survives Deadly Fall, Skull Rebuilt with Metal 3D Printing

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures, a cracked jaw, and a broken nose. “It looked like […]

Francesca Burr is still in recovery from a serious fall that happened almost a year ago. The young primary school teacher, artist, and model—now 28 years old—fell down a flight of stairs at her family home while having a seizure and suffered multiple skull fractures,...
Additive Manufacturing Strategies: 3DPrint.com & SmarTech Team Up to Present Summit on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

Additive Manufacturing Strategies: 3DPrint.com & SmarTech Team Up to Present Summit on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

From a business perspective, 3D printing is increasingly being seen as a sound investment; the tech is taking off, growing quickly thanks to backing from strong strategists working to ensure that additive manufacturing is truly a market-ready technology. Medicine and dentistry are two key applications for 3D printing, presenting unparalleled potential for next-generation solutions for […]

From a business perspective, 3D printing is increasingly being seen as a sound investment; the tech is taking off, growing quickly thanks to backing from strong strategists working to ensure that additive manufacturing is truly a market-ready technology. Medicine and...
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