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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 Electronics for Medical and Technical Applications

Live Forever Club - 27-Apr-2023

Study demonstrates feasibility of conducting polymer-based structures as integrated electronics for medical applications


Soft robotic arm used to 3D-print biomaterial directly onto organs inside the body

Medical Xpress - 27-Feb-2023

F3DB is designed as an all-in-one endoscopic tool that avoids the use of changeable tools


New technique develops 3D skin grafts that can be transplanted like a biological clothing

Medgadget - 13-Feb-2023

Grafts fit perfectly to any complex body part and can also be tailored for each patient


Multidomain peptides as base material in the 3D-printing inks promote tissue development

Rice University - 07-Feb-2023

The peptide-3D printing ink could benefit regenerative medicine and medical research enormously


3D bioprinted retina tissue uncovers advanced age-related macular degeneration

Medgadget - 06-Jan-2023

Researchers are making strides in developing advanced in vitro tissue models to study eye diseases

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