George Dzavaryan, Augment Bionics, will demo his project at 3D Medical Conference & Expo at the student demo corner.
Currently, the most affordable myoelectric bionic prosthetics cost upwards of $10,000. Augment Bionics is focused on improving the accessibility to highly functional prosthetic devices for individuals with upper limb differences.
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Volatile Innovation will exhibit at 3D Medical Expo 2020
About Volatile Innovation
Volatile Innovation builds integrated 2D/3D printing/electrospinning apparatuses for the production of highly functionalized surface matrixes and constructs of nano and microfibres.
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3D printing & digital technology have been gaining grounds in the dental practice in the recent years. Additive technologies, such as DLP are widely used to build, starting from digital files, dental models in addition to orthodontic and prosthetic devices. 3D printed patient specific implants are used more and more in clinical cases. The start-up Lake3D wants to develop the first 3D Dental printer based on Multi Material 3D inkjet.
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CELLINK will exhibit at 3D Medical Expo
CELLINK began as the first bioink company in the world. Today, we’re the global leader in bioprinting technologies. Our innovations enable researchers to print organs and tissue for applications that span industries, from pharmaceutical to cosmetic.
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An increasing number of hospitals across the world started to adopt 3D printing programs, aiming to improve quality, reduce lead times and to personalize patient care.
The 3D printing market can be categorized as medical implants, surgical guides, surgical instruments, hearing aids and personalized medical products. The medical implant segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate among all applications in the coming years.
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3D-Bioprinting holds much promise in advancing medicine as tool to replicate cellular complexity of tissue environment ex vivo for drug screening and as a means of engineering well-defined functional tissue units for transplantation.
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by Ricky Wildman, University of Nottingham
The industrial uptake of Additive Manufacturing and 3D printing processes is growing rapidly but is being hampered by the lack of breadth of materials usable in such systems. Identifying, and then optimisating formulations for 3D printing is time consuming, and generally involves many tedious steps each of which require lengthy analysis.
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by Silvia Faré, Associate Professor, Politecnico di Milano – Dept Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering
Smart hydrogels reversibly change their properties when exposed to an external driven force as pH or temperature variation (1). Methylcellulose (MC) is a polysaccharide derived from cellulose and when dissolved in aqueous solvents it forms reverse thermo-responsive smart hydrogels that undergo a sol-gel transition when heated (2).
At the same time, another smart material is represented by gelatin that needs to be crosslinked for biomedical applications. Crosslinked gelatin bulk scaffolds, 3D printed structures and microspheres can be obtained by tuning its crosslinking kinetic, innovatively without the need of post-curing or external treatments to stabilize the crosslinked printed hydrogel structure (3).
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3D Medical Conference & Expo (February 4-5, MECC Maastricht) is an elective place where you can share experiences, find partners, start projects, and learn about how 3D printing and digitization are rapidly impacting on medicine.
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Materialise will exhibit at 3D Medical Expo 2020
3D planning and printing enables clinicians to go from scan to personalized treatments manufactured directly in hospitals: Point-of-Care. Join Materialise experts and learn to implement this technology in your medical facility and connect hospital teams with these tools, resulting in cutting-edge patient care and research advancements.
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