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Three Key Hurdles Restraining the Growth of the Tissue Engineering Field

The interdisciplinary field of regenerative medicine – comprised of tissue engineering (TE), cell therapy (CT), and gene therapy (GT) – is growing rapidly, characterized by groundbreaking therapeutic advances that have…

Materialise Receives CE Marking Certifications for Personalized 3D Printed Medical Devices

Medicine has long been projected to be among the first industries to be heavily impacted by 3D printing technology. After all, hearing aids and dental aligners have proven to 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,…

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A Guide to Bioprinting: Understanding a Booming Industry

The success of bioprinting could become the key enabler that personalized medicine, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine need to become a part of medical arsenals. Breakthroughs in bioprinting will enable…

RMMS: The Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Society Will Target Unmet Needs in 3D Bioprinting

To deal with the challenges in regenerative medicine, in 2018, pioneer bioprinting expert Anthony Atala announced the foundation of an organization dedicated solely to advancing the field through manufacturing. Known…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Six: Government Regulations and Outreach

As a country with a strong centralized government, China was able to enact a quarantine and manufacture supplies quickly compared to nations with weaker or decentralized governance structures. From that…

AMS 2020: Keynote Presentations on 3D Printing in Metal and Medical Industries

For the second year running, and its third year total, 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis have brought the Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit to Boston. With a theme of “The Business of…

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…