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Bioprinted Urethras to Advance Bespoke Medical Solutions

Swedish researchers have created tissue-engineered urethras using 3D bioprinting. Developed at Chalmers University of Technology, the urethral structures are printed with a bioink that integrates human cells with a supportive…

SSAB Introduces “World’s First” Emission-Free Steel Powder for 3D Printing

Swedish steel giant SSAB (Nasdaq Stockholm: SSAB A) has unveiled what it is calling the “world’s first” emission-free steel powder for commercial use, developed from recycled SSAB Zero steel. Engineered…

Sweden’s Prototal Adds Metal 3D Printing with CA Models Acquisition

Sweden-based service bureau Prototal Industries, considered among Europe’s largest polymer manufacturers, has acquired CA Models, a specialist in rapid prototyping based in Stirling, Scotland. This strategic move not only strengthens…

GKN Aerospace Invests £50M in Sustainable 3D Printing

Leading UK aerospace manufacturer, GKN Aerospace, announced that it will be investing £50 million (about $64 million) in the company’s additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities at its Trollhättan, Sweden facility. £12…

Diabetes Treatment Gets Sci-Fi Upgrade with 3D Printed Microdevice Eye Implant

In a revolutionary step forward, researchers have 3D printed a biohybrid microstructure designed specifically for diabetes treatment. This innovation, stemming from a collaboration between the KTH Royal Institute of Technology…

Ericsson and Saab Fund Expansion of Swedish 3D Printing Consortium AMEXCI

Additive Manufacturing Excellence for Industry (AMEXCI), an AM consortium based in Sweden and comprised of a dozen of the Nordic world’s largest industrial conglomerates, announced that it has initiated a…

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BICO’s Path to Profitability is A Test for New CEO Maria Forss

Sharing two key announcements that could signal a new direction, bioscience and bioprinting firm BICO (STO: BICO) has appointed Maria Forss as its new President and CEO. As a demonstration…

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3D Systems Buys Low-Cost SLS 3D Printer Maker WeMatter

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has acquired WeMatter, a Swedish startup that manufactures entry-level powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printers. WeMatter came on the market in 2019 with its Gravity 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 2, 2022: 3D Printers, Research, Tooling, & More

We’re starting off with news from Farsoon in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as the company has four new 3D printer models ready for the European market. Desktop Metal and…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 13, 2021: Formnext News & More

Welcome to today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, or should I say 3D Printing Formnext Briefs? It’s that time of year, and we’ve got three Formnext announcements to share in this…

BICO Granted Bioprinting Patents That “Improve Cell Viability and Reproducibility”

Leading biotechnology firm BICO has been issued two patents to help regulate and control temperature during the 3D bioprinting process. According to its inventors, they will allow for higher cell…

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Can Fluicell’s Bioprinted Tissue Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes?

As Swedish bioprinter manufacturer Fluicell prepares to enter the regenerative medicine market through its BioRej Advance program, it focuses on developing therapeutic products based on bioprinted transplantable microtissues targeting important…

Wematter Raises €4M to Scale Up Low-Cost SLS 3D Printing

Swedish startup Wematter is on a mission to democratize 3D printers and has raised €4 million ($4.7 million) in its latest funding round to scale up its advanced selective laser…

Graphene Coating Improves 3D Printing of Pure Copper Powder

Pure copper is a great heat and electricity conductor, making it a highly sought after metal in the 3D printing industry to use for applications such as heat exchangers and…

WeMatter Atmosphere Module Improves SLS 3D Printing

WeMatter is a Swedish startup trying to make low-cost powder bed fusion (PBF) a reality. The company now has launched the Atmosphere module. This connects to their Gravity printer and…

AIM Sweden Creates 3D Printed Tooling Solution for Molded Fiber Containers

A team of researchers and engineers at medical and industrial component manufacturer AIM Sweden have been leveraging GE Additive’s 3D printing technology to manufacture sustainable paper food and drink containers…

I-DOT: Understanding Cellink’s Single Cell Dispenser

In only six years, Eric Gatenholm, along with his co-founding partner Hector Martinez, has moved from focusing on commercializing biotechnology startups to running one of the leading companies to offer…

Cellink and Viscient’s Projects Will Aid Pandemic Research

The novel COVID-19 outbreak has altered the world at its core, transforming the foundation of most companies as economies begin to shut down to avoid a healthcare system collapse. In…

Interview with Gavin Jeffries from Fluicell: “Cell Biology is at the Core of our Work”

Getting to know cells well helps understand how organisms function. This is one of the aspects that drive scientists, researchers, and physicians to create bioprinting technology to generate living structures…

Fluicell is Preparing to be the Next Big Player in Sweden’s Bioprinting Field

Creating innovative tools and high-tech systems for life science researchers around the globe has turned up some fascinating new companies in the last few years; and with Europe currently housing…

Sweden: Improving Writing Resolution in Electro-hydrodynamic 3D Printing

In the recently published, ‘Increasing the Writing Resolution for Electro-hydrodynamic 3D-Printing: by Active Steering of e-jet,’ author Henrik Dan Bergman explores fabrication techniques in the microscopic realm for his thesis…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 1, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on events and business for you, followed by an innovative piece of 3D printed furniture. The fourth Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 9, 2019

We’re taking care of business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to education. Optomec has announced two new additions to its LENS series, and CRP…

3D Printed Kayaks and Augmented Reality are Part of Saving the Environment with Sweden’s Paper Province

By now, it’s clear that our environment needs a lot of help, or the consequences will be dire. While few seem to agree on what exactly is the best way…