Bringing meaningful 3D printing applications to hospitals – Presented by Pieter Slagmolen, Materialise

Bringing meaningful 3D printing applications to hospitals – Presented by Pieter Slagmolen, Materialise at the 3D Medical Conference 2018,  which will take place on 30-31 January 2018 at MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands.

3D printing is becoming an increasingly important part of personalized medicine workflows through the delivery of tailored medical devices, for visualization of anatomy, as custom surgical tools or for patient-specific implants. An increasing number of hospitals are internalizing 3D printing as a service to complement clinical and research programs. With a proper alignment of clinical goals and applications with appropriate technology choices and processes, sustainable growth of a hospital-driven 3D printing program can be achieved. This talk will discuss some of the opportunities and challenges that are crucial in allowing clinicians and patients to maximally benefit from the meaningful applications that 3D printing can enable.

About Pieter Slagmolen
Pieter Slagmolen is a biomedical engineer with a passion to bring technology to clinical care. Currently, Pieter is in charge of product management for 3D printing in hospitals at Materialise. In this capacity, he aims to help hospitals setting up a 3D printing activity by applying and extending the Materialise toolbox of products and services. Formerly, Pieter was at the university hospital in Leuven where he first obtained a PhD in medical imaging processing and afterwards guided a group of engineers with initiating, funding and implementing innovative and collaborative projects driven by clinical applications.

About Materialise 
Materialise has over 25 years of experience in providing 3D printing services and software solutions for a variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, and art and design. With our open, flexible solutions and meaningful applications, we strive towards creating a better and healthier world driven by innovation.

3D Medical Printing ConferenceAbout 3D Medical Conference
On January 30-31, 2018, MECC Maastricht, The Netherlands, will host a two-day event focused on 3D Medical Printing. Each day has different topics.

Day 1, Jan 30:

Day 2, Jan 31:

The audience, a mix of academics, medical professionals, business, technology, regulation and creatives, will get an excellent overview and insight in the medical tech developments from different perspectives.

Combination tickets are available and can be purchased on any of the conference websites.

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