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About 3D Bioprinting Conference
3D printing is becoming increasingly implemented in the operating room, with surgeons turning to the technology to create tailor-made implants for their patients. Several uses of the technology are already generating revenue as viable medical businesses, like dental applications, prosthetics and hearing devices.
The most disruptive application of 3D printing in the medical world might be bioprinting – the production of human organs for transplant or for body on a chip use. The technology involves the creation of replacement tissues and organs that are printed layer-by-layer into a three-dimensional structure.
This rapidly developing market raises many questions. Which technologies are developed yet? What are the costs of the production of bioprinted tissues and organs? Which effects does tissue engineering cause? Which markets are influenced by the innovative 3D printing technologies? And how quickly can those customized products be manufactured? The 3D Bioprinting Conference gives answers to these kinds of questions.