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3D Printing

3D printing new artificial or totally regenerated organs will be a key medical technology in living forever. Manufacturing completely personalised metal implants is already here that perfectly fit a patient's anatomy. And bioprinting new body parts, using stem cells and bioinks, that incorporate different cells and blood vessels are being developed all around the world.

3D printers can also create personalised drugs that can combine multiple active ingredients in a single pill, with a physical structure designed to release the contents at a rate ideal for each patient.

Other uses in healthcare include personalised prosthetics, manufacturing of sterile surgical tools at a reduced cost, and printing models of organs and bones to help surgeons prepare for complex surgery.


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3D Systems

Company that engineers, manufactures and sells 3D printers, 3D printing materials, 3D scanners, and offers a 3D printing service.

Open Bionics

UK-based company that develops low-cost bionic hands


Biomaterials and biofabrication company.


Specialist biotech company developing 3D printing technology for pharmaceuticals and medical devices.


Company developing synthetic materials for 3D cell culture and bioprinting applications


3DP pharmaceutical manufacturing company.

Dassault Systèmes

Software company that develops software for 3D product design, simulation and more.

Andrei Kolmakov

Project Leader in Nanoscale Imaging Group/ Nanoscale Device Characterization Division at NIST

Skorpion Engineering

Rapid Prototyping, Rapid manufacturing, Design & Co-Design, Finishes & Services.


Biomedical company focused on research, development and production of medical devices for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

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Recent News

3D printed functional hair follicles from lab-grown human skin

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - 15-Nov-2023

A revolutionary step towards regenerative medicine, drug testing, and enhanced skin models


Frontier Bio's lab-grown blood vessel tech revolutionizes medical device testing - 24-Oct-2023

Promises a future without animal testing and the need for organ donors


Personalised medicine embraces 3D printing for customised drugs

TCT Magazine - 17-Oct-2023

CurifyLabs' pharma kit streamlines the production of tailored medications


Dimension Inx's CMFlex 3D printing brings a new way to repair bones

3D Printing Industry - 16-Oct-2023

Structure promotes bone healing in oral and maxillofacial surgeries


Scientists 3D print brain tissue, paving the way for brain disorder treatments

Interesting Engineering - 04-Oct-2023

A personalised approach to healing the brain and restoring lost function

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