A SMART Map for 3D Printing in the Biomedical Field

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The SMART Map is a tool that helps businesses address issues of social and environmental responsibility they face in their innovation processes.
It is based on the Responsible Research Innovation (RRI) approach promoted by the European Commission and it provides different stakeholders with practical suggestions on how to promote these principles.

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3DPrint2Fiber – Combining the strength of carbon fibre with the versatility of 3D printing – Presented by Benjamin Els, Mecuris

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3DPrint2Fiber – Combining the strength of carbon fibre with the versatility of 3D printing – Presented by Benjamin Els, Mecuris, at the 3D Medical Conference, on January 30-31, 2019, MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands

Current methods of manufacturing custom ankle foot orthotics can be a time and labor intensive process. This project aims to create a solution for difficulties experienced within the current AFO creation process, while leaving the customisation within the experienced hands of orthopaedic technicians. To achieve this, Mecuris along with its various partners, are developing a process which combines the versatility of 3D scanning and – printing with the superior material properties of carbon fiber – a combined process which aims to provide orthotic technicians with superior products and less effort involved in manufacturing. Continue reading “3DPrint2Fiber – Combining the strength of carbon fibre with the versatility of 3D printing – Presented by Benjamin Els, Mecuris”

Announcement by Servier and Poietis of scientific partnership in 4D bioprinting of liver tissues

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Announcement by Servier and Poietis of scientific partnership in 4D bioprinting of liver tissues

Paris and Pessac, France – 19 September 2018 – Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, and Poietis, a leader in the production of living bioprinted tissues, have announced a scientific partnership to use Poietis’s 4D bioprinting technology for the development and production of liver tissues.

This partnership seeks to improve the detection of drug-induced liver lesions as early as the preclinical trial phase. Such lesions are rare1 but can have serious consequences for patients. This hepatotoxic2 potential is poorly detected by current preclinical models. Beyond animal models, various models based on human cell cultures are available, but most lack longevity and complexity, which limits their usefulness in toxicology. Poietis’s 4D bioprinting technology has emerged as an innovative technology capable of helping to overcome these limitations. Continue reading “Announcement by Servier and Poietis of scientific partnership in 4D bioprinting of liver tissues”

Additive Manufacturing of orthopedic products – Presented by Richt Loorbach, Hulotech

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Additive Manufacturing of orthopedic products – Presented by Richt Loorbach, Hulotech B.V., at the 3D Medical Conference, on January 30-31, 2019, MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands

With AM there’s new possibilities to produce orthopedic solutions which before never can dreamed of.
Custom products on a large scale of production. Prosthetic, or Orthosis and more. Continue reading “Additive Manufacturing of orthopedic products – Presented by Richt Loorbach, Hulotech”

Researchers create 3D printed stem cell-infused scaffolds for spinal cord repair

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Researchers create 3D printed stem cell-infused scaffolds for spinal cord repair

University of Minnesota researchers have broken new ground in the rapidly advancing field of 3-D printing: creating stem cell-infused scaffolds that could be implanted in spinal cords to repair nerve damage.

The technology has existed for years to print plastic implants containing live cells. But the challenge was to do so in a way that would allow sensitive “neuronal” stem cells to survive the printing process so they can repair nerve damage after transplant. Continue reading “Researchers create 3D printed stem cell-infused scaffolds for spinal cord repair”

3D Medical Printing Conference & Expo welcomes Flam3D as Content Partner

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3D Medical Printing Conference & Expo welcomes Flam3D as Content Partner

About Flam3D
Flam3D is the independent not-for-profit platform for all stakeholders active in the domain of 3D-printing. We unite, represent and support companies, research institutions, governments and stakeholders. Over 80 companies and research institutes are member of our association.

Flam3D is looking to strengthen value chains, both inside and outside the organization. We are open for companies and organizations interested in 3D-printing and Additive Manufacturing applications. Within our network, we will always find relevant contacts to help you with your 3D challenge. Continue reading “3D Medical Printing Conference & Expo welcomes Flam3D as Content Partner”

ExportHub is media partner of 3D Medical Conference

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ExportHub is media partner of 3D Medical Conference

About ExportHub
ExportHub is an international B2B marketplace brand formed by a group of B2b & Internet marketing experts, who have spent their lifetime in pursuit of technology projects. People at ExportHub have prior internet marketing experience and are thorough with industry related knowledge.
Combining our strong B2B experience, technology expertise and profound knowledge of current industry trends, ExportHub offers innovative solutions to your business problems.

Unlike other B2B’s, ExportHub offers guaranteed result oriented services that differentiate us from the other B2B & Internet marketing industry. Over the last decade, ways to do business has changed multi-folds. To unleash your maximum business potential, we offer high-tech B2B and full-scale digital services. Continue reading “ExportHub is media partner of 3D Medical Conference”

Is developing 3D bioink for all cell types & all printing techniques achievable?

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Is developing 3D bioink for all cell types & all printing techniques achievable?

The concept of developing a bioink that can be used for all cell types and all printing techniques is at best unrealistic and at worst impossible.  What is much more achievable and also more desirable is a modifiable, modular system. A base material in which mechanical properties can be easily adapted for the chosen additive method and then formulated for each specific cell type or multiple cell types involved in the end application. Continue reading “Is developing 3D bioink for all cell types & all printing techniques achievable?”