“Legal Issues around 3D Printed Drugs” – Presented by An Vijverman, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm

“Legal Issues around 3D Printed Drugs” – Presented by Ann Vijverman, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm.In this presentation it will be analyzed whether and how 3D printed Drugs could fit within the actual legal framework concerning medicinal products: can the 3D printed drug qualify as an industrially prepared medicinal product; or as a magistral or officinal formula; or as an ATMP; or as a bona fida unsolicited order; or …? And what about the applicable GMP requirements? And how will 3D drug printing comply with the applicable data protection legislation? Continue reading ““Legal Issues around 3D Printed Drugs” – Presented by An Vijverman, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm”

“Printing technologies in fabrication of drug delivery systems” – Presented by Niklas Sandler, Åbo Akademi University

Different types of printing methods have attracted interest as emerging technologies for fabrication of drug delivery systems (DDS). Recent examples include the use of diverse types of inkjet (IJ) printers for depositing drug-loaded inks to produce accurately and precisely dosed units of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs The concepts include on the simplest level accurately deposited doses of drug substances and one-layer films. On the other hand, printing technologies allow the manufacture of advanced multi-layer membranes, various type of stacked systems, and integrated multi-compartment systems with bioactive components. This talk will present examples on the use of printing technologies that are of potential interest in printing technologies in personalization of drug products. Continue reading ““Printing technologies in fabrication of drug delivery systems” – Presented by Niklas Sandler, Åbo Akademi University”

Tobias D. Gantner, MD, MBA, LL. M., HealthCare Futurists GmbH, will Speak at the 3D Medicines Printing Conference on “Imprintables: A new class of products empowering patients, physicians and consumers alike.”

Tobias D. Gantner, MD, MBA, LL. M., HealthCare Futurists GmbH, will Speak at the 3D Medicines Printing Conference on “Imprintables: A new class of products empowering patients, physicians and consumers alike.”

With the IoT, subjects that belong together finally come closer together. The medically interested public and a growing number of patients have gotten used to wearables and ubiquitous computing. Physicians, sick funds and governmental bodies are slowly adapting data usage generated from microelectronics.

The medical innovation reformation also brings the maker-scene to prostheses engineering, employing 3D printing technology. 3D printing of medicines has shown first successes and yet is still a far cry from putting pharmacy’s business models in jeopardy. Continue reading “Tobias D. Gantner, MD, MBA, LL. M., HealthCare Futurists GmbH, will Speak at the 3D Medicines Printing Conference on “Imprintables: A new class of products empowering patients, physicians and consumers alike.””

“The Powerful Impact of Open-Source Networks” – Presented by Martin van Wezel, e-Nable & Erik de Bruijn, Ultimaker

Martin van Wezel, Designer, 3D Printer and Maker for e-Nable will speak about “The Powerful Impact of Open-Source Networks” at the 3D Medtech Printing Conference.

Martin van Wezel will be co-presenting with Erik de Bruijn,Co-founder, Ultimaker.  Continue reading ““The Powerful Impact of Open-Source Networks” – Presented by Martin van Wezel, e-Nable & Erik de Bruijn, Ultimaker”

Interactive Workshop ‘Workflow for quality assured 3D printed dental prosthetics’ powered by ManSYS, at 3D Dental Printing Conference

The 3D Dental Printing Conference will host on Jan 26, 2016, the interactive workshop ‘Workflow for quality assured 3D printed dental prosthetics’, powered by ManSYS.

The ManSYS-project and consortium, existing of 13 industry leaders, spread all over Europe, offer a unique example of the possibilities the new digital manufacturing set up for Dental Implants. Using additive manufacturing, allowing for on-demand and on-location production of certified and quality assured implants, the Dental industry will see new value chains arising. To make utmost use of these possibilities, the ManSYS consortium developed an online platform, through which part designs can be evaluated and optimized, parts can be ordered and quality can be guaranteed. Continue reading “Interactive Workshop ‘Workflow for quality assured 3D printed dental prosthetics’ powered by ManSYS, at 3D Dental Printing Conference”

Mostafa EzEldeen, KU Leuven, Presents: “3D Planning for Tooth Autotransplantation and 3D Printing of Surgical Templates”

Loss of permanent teeth is a particular challenge in children considering that alveolar bone growth is not yet complete and treatment approaches should adapt to the developmental changes in the oral region to have the potential for long-term survival. This could be realized via autotransplantation, which is a biological approach for tooth replacement in young children. This presentation will introduce the use of a CBCT-based surgical planning and transfer technique including a stereolithographic surgical guide and tooth replica to enhance the outcome of autotransplantation procedures. Continue reading “Mostafa EzEldeen, KU Leuven, Presents: “3D Planning for Tooth Autotransplantation and 3D Printing of Surgical Templates””

“Challenges of 3D printed drill guides in dental implantology”, Presented by Daan Brons, 3D InnovationLab

3D printed drill guides are commonly used in dental implantology in a surgical environment. The process of fabricating those drill guides consists of the following general steps: 1) imaging, 2) processing, 3) printing. These processes are a source of problems. I propose an alternative to the heavily automated current methods. Continue reading ““Challenges of 3D printed drill guides in dental implantology”, Presented by Daan Brons, 3D InnovationLab”

“Medical applications for 3D printing”, Presented by Bart Beulen, IDEE, Maastricht University Medical Centre

IDEE supports the researchers and clinicians of the MUMC+ by prototyping innovative technology. In these developments, 3D printing technology plays an increasing important role. An excellent example is the development of patient-specific implants based on a CT scan of the patient: the first 3D printed titanium skull implant was ground-breaking. Recently, a model of a patient specific mitral valve was realized out of tissue mimicking silicone by cleverly combining mold design and 3D-printing, thereby enabling a genuine pre-operative training of mitral valve repair. By establishing an easy-accessible 3D printing facility on-site, IDEE aims to pave the way for the development of novel medical applications of 3D printing. Continue reading ““Medical applications for 3D printing”, Presented by Bart Beulen, IDEE, Maastricht University Medical Centre”

Arno Hermans, Start-up 3D dental innovator, Will Speak about 3Dmouthguard

New technologies makes it possible to 3D print sports products. 3Dmouthguard provides tailor-made mouthguards for sports such as basketball, boxing, field hockey, rugby, etc. As a StartUp, 3Dmouthguard researches the print technology, the customer process and the partner involvement for this dental product. Continue reading “Arno Hermans, Start-up 3D dental innovator, Will Speak about 3Dmouthguard”

“Introduction of an open-source, multi-material bioprinting platform”, Presented by Sascha Schwarz, CANTER

Over the last year, a new bioprinter platform has been developed. The modular design enables the user to choose from different printheads, crosslinking methods and additional components, crucial for printing cell-laden hydrogels. This prototype is a stand-alone device, which can be operated independently of almost all lab infrastructure, because measurement and control systems for temperature, humidity and gas concentration, are already integrated. By means of this approach, we introduce an open-source bioprinting platform that can be rebuild, used and adapted at ease by other scientific groups for their purposes. Continue reading ““Introduction of an open-source, multi-material bioprinting platform”, Presented by Sascha Schwarz, CANTER”