3D Bioprinting Inching Closer to Reality in New Utrecht Biofabrication Facility (VIDEO)

In Holland, a country that (along with the enthusiasm for consumer 3D printing) has already been investing heavily in biocompatible 3D printed products for the Health sector, the University of Utrecht (UMC) has announced an extremely ambitious program related to organ and living tissue bioprinting. Continue reading “3D Bioprinting Inching Closer to Reality in New Utrecht Biofabrication Facility (VIDEO)”

FFF BioPen Heralds Seaweed Bioprinting Industry

The world is a complex system of biodiversity, individual components interacting, giving and taking from one another. As we begin to truly understand this concept, we can begin to harness the power of living in symbiosis with our environment. Take seaweed, for instance. Researchers at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia have been exploring the use of seaweed in 3D printed medical implants. Continue reading “FFF BioPen Heralds Seaweed Bioprinting Industry”

Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health

Organovo announced today that they are joining together with two institutes from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help scientists develop more reliable tools for bringing safer, more effective treatments to patients on a faster timeline. Organovo is collaborating with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Eye Institute (NEI) to develop better and more clinically predictive tissue models using Organovo’s NovoGen MMX Bioprinter®. Organovo will collaborate with NCATS and NEI in using the NovoGen Bioprinting platform to create three-dimensional, architecturally correct, functional living tissues. Continue reading “Organovo Announces Collaboration with National Institutes of Health”