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The UAE’s First Fully 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Fitted: Recipient “Really Impressed” with Technology That Made It Possible

About a year ago, Dubai got pretty specific with some of the goals for its multi-tiered 3D printing plan in terms of the medical sector, when the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 14, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take care of a little business first, then move on to a contest, an upcoming event, and a really cool 3D printed trophy….

3D Printing Microfactory to Come to the UAE

Last month, GE Additive signed a 3D printing research Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and last week the company signed another MoU in…

First Certified 3D Printed Aircraft Interior Component of the MENA Region is Ready to Fly

Just two months ago, Siemens AG and Strata Manufacturing PJSC signed a partnership with Etihad Airways, the second largest airline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to expand 3D printing technology…

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Signs 3D Printing Research MoU with GE Additive

We discuss Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy a lot here at 3DPrint.com…obviously. It was introduced in 2016, featuring a multi-tiered plan designed to make the UAE a global 3D printing leader. The Dubai…

UAE Students Develop 3D Printed Robotic Arms to Aid Stroke Victims and Bomb Disposal Units

There’s hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear a story of the advances that are being made in 3D printed prosthetic limbs. Organizations such as e-NABLE and others are…

Dubai: DEWA Innovation Center to Offer Education in 3D Printing & More for the Disabled

While generally known as a glittering city-state exemplifying the height of wealth, Dubai lately seems to be synonymous with 3D printing and related technologies. It’s all part of a very…

Open Bionics Takes First Place with 3D Printed Prosthetic Hands, Winning $1 Million in UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good

UK-based startup Open Bionics, which relies on robotic sensors and 3D printing to make its lightweight prosthetic hands, has certainly come pretty far since launching its Kickstarter campaign in 2013 and fitting…

3D Printing and Advanced Manufacturing On the Rise in India

Just a few weeks ago, we heard about a partnership between the UAE’s Etihad Airways, Siemens AG, and Strata Manufacturing PJSC, to develop the first 3D printed aircraft parts in Asia,…

3D Printing and Advanced Technology Should Cut Back on Perceived Need to Travel Abroad for Medical Care

There have been many exciting innovations in medical 3D printing, most notably in surgery. One place that’s embracing the many groundbreaking applications of 3D printing is the United Arab Emirates (UAE):…

3D Printing in Healthcare the Focus of 2017 Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

At last year’s Arab Health Exhibition, 3D printing in healthcare was barely represented, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields for the technology. Things have certainly changed at this…

Partnership Between Siemens, Strata and Etihad Brings 3D Printed Aircraft Components to the Middle East and North Africa

As 3D printing – especially metal 3D printing – advances, we’re starting to see the technology used much more extensively in the aviation industry. The most well-known example is probably…

Dubai Future Accelerators Getting Ready to Launch Second Cycle, Funding 3D Printing and Other Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies

The world’s largest accelerator program for government services launched formally in September, in the United Arab Emirates, the small country with the big ideas. Dubai Future Accelerators is managed through the Dubai Future Foundation,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — November 26, 2016

While you and your family gathered together this week to gorge on turkey and talk politics, the 3D printing industry proved that it halts for no holiday. On this Thanksgiving…

Teenage Student Wins ATLAB’s Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad with 3D Printed Mind-Controlled Bionic Arm

Over 75 student teams recently competed in the first ever Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad, organized by technology-based learning solutions company ATLAB. The competition was aimed at inspiring young entrepreneurs by…

UAE Government Plans to Lead in 3D Printing and The Fourth Industrial Revolution Overall

It’s a good thing that Dubai is so over the top, so luxurious, and so full of glamour that we’ll very likely never tire of hearing about the vastly wealthy…

16,000 Jobs Opened in the UAE This Year, 3D Printing Tops List of In-Demand Skills

It wouldn’t be a normal week if we didn’t write something about Dubai. If you’ve been following 3D printing news at all, you’re certainly more than familiar with the city…

Dubai Recognizes the Need for Standardization in 3D Printed Construction

You may have noticed that Dubai and 3D printing seem to be always together in the news lately. While its reputation for luxury is still unparalleled anywhere else, the famed city-state…

Dubai Health Authority Hospitals to Begin Using 3D Printing Technology Next Year

While before you may have associated Dubai with glitz and glamour, now that may be changing as the Dubai government seems to be all about looking toward the uses of…

Dubai Announces Plans for 3D Printed Residential Building While Future Accelerators Program Gets into Full Swing

Dubai has already inaugurated the world’s first fully 3D printed office building, and is in the process of developing the world’s first fully 3D printed laboratory, so the fact that…

Technology on the Metro: Dubai Begins Using 3D Printing to Improve Public Transportation

There’s been a lot of talk about Dubai in the 3D printing world lately – in fact, that’s an understatement. The United Arab Emirates city-state is working hard to become…

Dubai Awards Contract for Construction of World’s First 3D Printed Laboratory to Convrgnt Value Engineering

Just when I think Dubai can’t surprise me anymore, the United Arab Emirates city goes and proves me wrong yet again. We cover 3D printing news from all over the…

Dubai’s Crown Prince Visits 3D Printed Office to Meet with Future Foundation

As of late, Dubai, the most populated city-state in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), has become home to significant disruptive innovation, particularly on the 3D printing front. Famous for their luxurious…

World’s Largest Accelerator Initiative Launches in Dubai

If countries had a tag line, the United Arab Emirates might do well to adopt “Go Big or Go Home” for its own. The tiny country is known for its…