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Gecko Biomedical receives 6 millions euros to develop its biopolymers

Gecko Biomedical receives 6 millions euros to develop its biopolymers | 3DM news | Scoop.it

Gecko Biomedical is a French company that recently received an investment of 6 millions euros to develop its adhesive biopolymer platform

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The Blizzident high tech toothbrush

The Blizzident high tech toothbrush | 3DM news | Scoop.it

3D-Materials develop and manufacture Advanced Photopolymer Resins for stereolithography SLA 3D printers using Laser or DLP systems.

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Porimy launches new 3D ceramic printer and first certified 3D printed ceramic dental fixtures in China

Porimy launches new 3D ceramic printer and first certified 3D printed ceramic dental fixtures in China | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A new technique for creating ceramic dentures has been developed by a Chinese start-up. Porimy has pioneered a new ceramic 3D printer as well as a proprietary slurry material, in order to more efficiently create dental fixtures with a high level of strength and accurate topography.
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Freeze – Imperial College London 3D prints soft tissues using cryogenics

Freeze – Imperial College London 3D prints soft tissues using cryogenics | 3DM news | Scoop.it

The main challenge of synthetic tissue is fabricating it in a way that tricks the body into believing that it has been there all along. As a recent preprint from Stanford University shows

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Luxexcel to 3D print optical prescription lenses for Vuzix AR headsets

Luxexcel to 3D print optical prescription lenses for Vuzix AR headsets | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Luxexcel, a Dutch company that specializes in the production of 3D printed lenses, has announced a new partnership with augmented reality company Vuzix through which it will manufacture and supply 3D printed prescription lenses for the new Vuzix Blade AR headset.
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Siam Cement 3D prints 3m-tall 'Triple S' concrete building with new surface, structure & shelter concept

Siam Cement 3D prints 3m-tall 'Triple S' concrete building with new surface, structure & shelter concept | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Siam Cement Group, the largest cement and building materials company in Southeast Asia, has announced its latest construction 3D printing project, called 'Triple S.' The Thailand-based company says the new project marks a 'new evolution in 3D printing.
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New molecular 3D printing tech capable of recreating complex chemical environments of the human body

New molecular 3D printing tech capable of recreating complex chemical environments of the human body | 3DM news | Scoop.it
3DEAL, referring to to 3D electrophoresis-assisted lithography, is a new fabrication method capable of generating complex molecular patterns within soft matter such as hydrogels. Granting scientists complete spatial control over the chemical composition, 3DEAL opens up new opportunitoes to recreate natural scenarios found in the human body.
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More Choices for 3D-Printed Medical Models

More Choices for 3D-Printed Medical Models | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Stratasys is greatly expanding its 3D-printing medical modeling services, using customized materials to create functionally accurate structures.
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Fraunhofer's hybrid LightFlex system can produce 3D printed parts with load-bearing strength

Fraunhofer's hybrid LightFlex system can produce 3D printed parts with load-bearing strength | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Engineers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) in Aachen, Germany are developing an innovative method for providing 3D printed parts with the load-bearing strength of injection molded components. The project is called 'LightFlex.'
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FDA publishes guidance on 3D printing of medical products

FDA publishes guidance on 3D printing of medical products | 3DM news | Scoop.it
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has published its long-awaited guidance for 3D printed medical devices. The technical document represents the FDA's 'initial thoughts' on additive manufacturing, and is part of the administration's effort to build a regulatory framework for AM.
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3D printed PEKK implants have superior antibacterial properties for orthopedic applications

3D printed PEKK implants have superior antibacterial properties for orthopedic applications | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Connecticut's Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) today revealed that an independent scientific study has shown the antibacterial benefits of OPM's 3D printed PEKK implants.
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ACEO to debut multi-material silicone 3D printing technology at formnext 2017

ACEO to debut multi-material silicone 3D printing technology at formnext 2017 | 3DM news | Scoop.it
ACEO, a brand of German chemical company Wacker Chemie AG, has developed a 3D printing process for multi-material silicone printing. The silicone additive manufacturing technology will be demonstrated at the upcoming formnext 3D printing event in Frankfurt, Germany.
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French surgeons use robot & 3D printed model to fix 6-year-old's spine in world-first surgery

French surgeons use robot & 3D printed model to fix 6-year-old's spine in world-first surgery | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A team of surgeons from the Amiens-Picardie University Hospital in France has successfully performed a complex spinal surgery on a six-year-old boy with the help of a robot and a patient-specific 3D printed model. The procedure was the first of its kind.
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Hackrod: futuristic car company using 3D printing, VR, generative design wants your investment

Hackrod: futuristic car company using 3D printing, VR, generative design wants your investment | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Hackrod, a California-based automotive startup working in partnership with Autodesk, is developing a new platform for vehicle development that uses generative design, virtual reality, 3D printing, and a cloud-based supply chain. The company will develop 50 new cars for the movie Autonomo.
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Swiss team pioneers compact low-power laser 3D printing technique, with potential for surgical use

Swiss team pioneers compact low-power laser 3D printing technique, with potential for surgical use | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A group of researchers in Switzerland has developed a new 3D printing approach that makes use of low-power lasers and an ultra-fine optical fiber. This affordable technique could be integrated into existing surgical endoscopy equipment, to allow for the targeted creation of micro-structures, in order to fix damaged tissue
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SmarTech Report Says Dental 3D Printing Market Flourishes in 2017, Will Grow to $9.5B by 2027

SmarTech Report Says Dental 3D Printing Market Flourishes in 2017, Will Grow to $9.5B by 2027 | 3DM news | Scoop.it
SmarTech Markets Publishing delivers industry analysis and market forecasts for the 3D printing/additive manufacturing industry.
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Multimaterial 3D printing advances by the pixel with new Neri Oxman patent

Multimaterial 3D printing advances by the pixel with new Neri Oxman patent | 3DM news | Scoop.it
36shares21150Neri Oxman and colleagues Dominik Kolb, James Weaver and Christoph Bader at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Mediated Matter group have published a patent for multi
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LLNL's two-photon lithography breakthrough produces nanoscale 3D printed parts with 10x higher X-ray attenuation

LLNL's two-photon lithography breakthrough produces nanoscale 3D printed parts with 10x higher X-ray attenuation | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have found a way to improve two-photon lithography (TPL), a nanoscale 3D printing technique. The research could help doctors carry out X-ray CT scans to analyze 3D printed implants within the human body.
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3D printed ceramic implant fuses with natural bone, relacing broken parts over time

3D printed ceramic implant fuses with natural bone, relacing broken parts over time | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from the University of Sydney are pioneering a new type of 3D printed bone implant that could flip orthopaedic medicine on its head. Professor Hala Zreiqat and her colleagues have developed a 3D printed ceramic implant that not only helps mend broken bones, but actually fuses with them, replacing the broken bits over time.
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Zurich experts developing drug-coated 3D printed airway stents in $2.37M project

Zurich experts developing drug-coated 3D printed airway stents in $2.37M project | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich, ETH Zurich, and the University of Zurich have joined forces to make patient-specific, drug-coated stents with a 3D printer. The project has received more than $2.37 million in funding.
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Gartner Predicts 2018: 3D printing changes business models, 75% of aircraft will use 3D printed parts by 2021

Gartner Predicts 2018: 3D printing changes business models, 75% of aircraft will use 3D printed parts by 2021 | 3DM news | Scoop.it
American research firm Gartner has forecast further adoption of 3D printing technologies amongst manufacturers of medical devices, aircraft, consumer goods, and elsewhere. As part of its Predicts 2018 report, the firm says 75 per cent of commercial aircraft will use 3D printed parts by 2021.
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GE Additive reveals prototype of new binder jet addtive manufacturing machine

GE Additive reveals prototype of new binder jet addtive manufacturing machine | 3DM news | Scoop.it
GE Additive has released the first image of a prototype of a brand new additive machine (project name H1) based on binder jet technology that will eventually challenge the need for castings. Further iterations of this machine will be made in early 2018 with the first production machines being shipped mid-2018.
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ETH Zurich's 'Flink' bacterial 3D printing ink can print new skin for burns victims

ETH Zurich's 'Flink' bacterial 3D printing ink can print new skin for burns victims | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) have developed a biocompatible ink for 3D printing with living bacteria. The breakthrough makes it possible to produce high-purity biomedical cellulose or biological materials that can break down toxic substances.
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$9.3M 'Just in time' 3D printed bone implant project in Australia set to transform tumour surgery

$9.3M 'Just in time' 3D printed bone implant project in Australia set to transform tumour surgery | 3DM news | Scoop.it
A recent collaboration between the Australian government, Melbourne's RMIT University, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, and medical tech company Stryker is aiming to solidify the country's prominent place within the 3D printed implant industry.
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3D printed MOF monoliths help Missouri scientists capture CO2 for fire extinguishers, spacecraft

3D printed MOF monoliths help Missouri scientists capture CO2 for fire extinguishers, spacecraft | 3DM news | Scoop.it
Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have 3D printed two types of metal-organic framework (MOF) monoliths, from MOF-74(Ni) and UTSA-16(Co). The 3D printed monoliths can be used to capture carbon dioxide, which can then be used in practical applications.
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