ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the first-ever full, variable color 3D printing technology to a skin patch that can deliver a vaccine through nanofibers without a needle - the prototypes and research presented at the Collegiate Inventors Competition were nothing short of genius. After an intense and exciting deliberation between expert judges, the 2014 undergraduate and graduate winners have been selected.
As of 2013, global additive manufacturing (3D printing) was a $3 billion industry worldwide. Goldman Sachs estimates that over the next 20 years, it will expand to $40 billion. This estimate seems low. Even if additive manufa
A team of scientists consisting of R. Melnikowa, A. Ehrmann and K. Finsterbusch sought to artificially recreate textile structures using 3D printing technology. And as different printing technologies and filaments come with different advantages and disadvantages, they even tried several approaches.