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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.

Resources

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Biogelx

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

Open Bionics

UK-based company that develops low-cost bionic hands

Aprecia

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.

IBI S.A.

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

Mimetas

Company that offers OrganoPlates and develops human tissue and disease models.

MediPrint

Company developing customized high-tech medical solutions with 3D printing manufacturing.

UNYQ

Personalized prosthetics & orthotics company.

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Systemic Bio develops custom-made organ models from human cells

3D Printing Industry - 09-Sep-2022

New firm launched by 3D Systems to advance drug discovery and testing process

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Biohybrid material that mimics natural skin developed using 3D printing

3D Printing Industry - 12-Jul-2022

Soft yet tough biohybrid composites similar to lifelike skin may have productive potential

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3D printed lung scaffold might be ready for clinical trials within five years

3D Printing Industry - 07-Jun-2022

It can be personalised with patients' own cells and printed in three weeks

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Poietis' bioprinting platform designs inexpensive human implants efficiently

Medical Expo (MedicalExpo) - 25-Apr-2022

Its automated 4D technology can manufacture different implantable tissues

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Trestle Biotherapeutics gathers experts to advance practical use of bioengineered kidneys

Longevity Technology - 23-Feb-2022

Combining 3D printing and stem cell technologies to develop kidney repair and replacement therapies

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