3D Printing

3D Printing: Innovation in Healthcare

Disruption – Medical 3D printing, otherwise known as bioprinting, was once an ambitious pipe dream. However, time and investment eventually made it a reality. Now, 3D printers are helping pharmaceutical companies to create more specific drugs, enabling the rapid production of medical implants, and changing the way that doctors and surgeons plan procedures. […]

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Additive Orthopedics Market Drives $500-M in Revenue Opportunities

MachineDesign – In its latest report, SmarTech Publishing analyzes the market value of additive manufacturing (AM) for producing orthopedic implants. In 2016, additive orthopedic production generated almost half a billion in revenue opportunities for printer hardware and software, materials, clinical engineering services, outsourced production, and other segments. […]

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Success in the 3D Bioprinting of Cartilage

University of Gothenburg – A team of researchers has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in this manner is a success in itself. In addition, the research team was able to influence the cells to multiply and differentiate to form chondrocytes in the printed structure. […]