Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi review the concept of 3D printed human organs.
Medical 3D Printing: Stratasys and CollPlant’s Biocompatible Implant Innovations
Stratasys announced an interesting arrangement with CollPlant Biotechnologies that could lead into a major line of business for the company.
Major Problem Solved in Bioprinting: New Composite Scaffolds Show Promising Results
Researchers seem to have solved a major problem in bioprinting.
MIT Researchers Create a 3D Printed Heart Model for Pre-Surgical Experiments
It’s a 3D printed heart, but not quite what you were thinking.
New F3DB Device Enables In-Body Bioprinting for Medical Procedures
An important development in bioprinting was achieved by researchers at the University of New South Wales.
3D Systems’ Revolutionary Regenerative Tissue Program: A Step towards 3D Printed Organs?
3D Systems announced a broad new program to 3D print human tissue.
Achieving Breakthroughs in Drug Discovery with 3D Bioprinting
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafé examine the state of bioprinting with a look at recent developments.
Leveraging 3D Printing with Johnson & Johnson’s Acquisition of Abiomed
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest increased use of 3D printing Johnson & Johnson.
Innovative 3D Printing Method Uses Liquid in Liquid Medium
Researchers from the University of Calgary have developed a “liquid in liquid” 3D printing material.
Sigma-Aldrich, Millapore, Merck KGaA and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications to 3D printing after a recent corporate merger.
Biden’s Biotech Executive Order and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications of new legislation in the US.
A FRESH Take on Liquid Possibilities in 3D Printing
FluidForm’s FRESH technologies may offer a solution to 3D printing challenging materials such as collagen and silicone.
3D Printed Bioelectronics Are Coming
New research seems to have developed a way to 3D print bioelectronic components.
Researchers Develop Ice 3D Printer
There’s now a way to 3D print ice.
Surgery with Bioartificial Organs, Legal Troubles and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine a tragic applications of 3D printing and consider how things could have worked out for the better.
Women’s Health and 3D Printed Ovaries
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the how 3D bioprinting may open new possibilities for women’s health.
A New Ear, Courtesy of 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace examine the ramifications of the recent announcement of a successful 3D printed ear implant.
3D Printed Ears First Used in Human Patient
In a milestone development, 3DBio Therapeutics have completed reconstruction of a human ear with 3D printing.
Salmon and 3D Printing: Catching On to the Trend
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at several startup companies developing ways to 3D print salmon meat.
Cellink-Lonza Partnership Brings New Possibilities for 3D Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Johnson Jiang look at the partnership of Cellink and Lonza.
Advancements in the Development of Living 3D Printed Bioinks
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort examine a new approach for producing bioinks using microbes.
New Jersey and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at 3D printing business activity in the state of New Jersey.
3D Systems’ Pivot Towards 3D Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger offer a perspective on 3D Systems’ apparent shift towards bioprinting.
Nanoscribe Announces the Quantum X bio 3D Printer
Nanoscribe announced a new variation of their Quantum X 3D printer, the Quantum X bio.
Programmable Microbes Produce 3D Print Material?
Researchers have developed an incredible new technique for producing material for bioprinters, and it may revolutionize other forms of 3D printing.
3D Systems Expands Bioprinting Capabilities
3D Systems’ recent acquisition of Volumetric and its continued collaboration with other biotech companies pushes 3D bioprinting capabilities into the future.
3D Systems To 3D Print Human Organs After Major Acquisition
3D Systems announced the acquisition of Volumetric Biotechnologies, solidifying their healthcare strategy.
Researchers Develop Color Bioinks for 3D Printed Artwork
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a highly unusual 3D print material.
New Partnership Between Humabiologics and Allegro 3D Will Accelerate Bioprinting Innovation
Humabiologics’ human-derived bioinks are now available for use on Allegro 3D bioprinters.
Printing The Glioblastoma
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have 3D printed a working cancer tumor.
MeaTech: A Deliciously Sustainable Future
I took a closer look at 3D printed meat startup MeaTech.
CollPlant Biotechnologies And The Expansion Of Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine R&D at CollPlant as bioprinting interest picks up.
Desktop Metal’s Acquisition Of EnvisionTEC And 3D Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine ways that EnvisionTEC’s bioprinting technology may play into its new parent company’s operations.
Organovo New Senior Management And New Business Strategy
Charles R. Goulding digs into recent significant business changes at storied bioprinting-turned-drug-discovery company Organovo.
Multi-Material Body Implant 3D Printing Technique Developed
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have made a breakthrough in healthcare 3D printing.
Greater Customization Of 3D Printed Scaffolds Now Possible With New Bioink
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger consider new advances that could lead to great strides forward in bioprinting capabilities.
Stephanie Willerth: “My Team Has Made Amazing Progress In Bioprinting”
Dr. Stephanie Willerth is a Full Professor in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Victoria and the Chief Executive Officer of Axolotl Biosciences. She is our Women in 3D Printing Guest #278!
News From Nanoscribe
There were two notable items from Nanoscribe this week.
Why Would You 3D Print Leaves?
Researchers have done something no one has done before: 3D printing “living” leaves.
3D Systems Acquires Not One, But Two Companies
3D Systems made what it calls strategic acquisitions of two companies last month.
Creating Real Human Bone With 3D Printing
New research at the University of New South Wales has shown a way to 3D print actual human bone. Bone is a highly complex human tissue, as it is both strong and lightweight, mostly due to the detailed natural lattice structure on the interior. Most times a damaged bone can heal itself; a break needs… Continue reading Creating Real Human Bone With 3D Printing
Readily3D Attempts Volumetric Human Organ Bioprinting
Readily3D, one of the first companies to tackle the new volumetric 3D printing process, has adapted their process for bioprinting.
In-Body 3D Printing Under Development
There may soon be a way to 3D print bones directly into patients.
Bioprinting Cartilage Tissue To Help Knees Function Again
The Wake Forest Institute has bioprinted regenerative knee cartilage tissue to replace damaged knee cartilage.
3D Systems Bets On Bioprinting
3D Systems announced a “significant” expansion into bioprinting applications.
Ear-y Developments In 3D Printing And R&D
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a look at bioprinting developments targeting the complex ear.
3D Printed Pharmaceuticals Pave the Way for Customizable Drug Therapies
Since its inception during the later decades of the last century, 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing) has moved far beyond merely fabricating simple plastic parts.
A New 3D Printing Material That Resembles Biological Tissues
Scientists have developed a new 3D printing material that closely mimics biological tissues.
The Art Of Bioprinting
Bioprinting is a 3D printing technique that combines the technology of 3D printers with select biomaterials to imitate components of the body.
NIST Scientists Make Advances In 3D Printing Gels And Soft Materials
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently invented a method to 3D print gels and soft materials.
A Universal Carrier Ink For Bioprinting
Cellulose fibres and biodegradable nanoparticles were combined by researchers at ETH Zurich to produce a gel that could pave the path for personalized biomaterial implants.
Fusetec 3D Prints Body Parts To Ramp Up Surgical Training
South Australian company Fusetec 3D prints body parts for medical training purposes. They hope to ramp up production post COVID-19.
Three Reasons To Be Thankful For 3D Printing Against COVID-19
COVID-19 has been a substantial part of our lives for the majority of this year and we’re very thankful for all of the innovators who took the initiative to help alleviate the impact of this pandemic.
Printing a New You: A Look at 3D Bioprinting
A look at the challenges facing the prospect of 3D bioprinting living tissue.
An Unexpected Bioprinting Advantage Over COVID-19
Researchers have been using bioprinting technology to assist in the development of COVID-19 treatments.
Analyzing KFC’s 3D Printed Chicken Project
KFC announced a new initiative to 3D print their fried chicken products, but could this be practical?
Noninvasive Bioprinting Method Developed: 3D Print Inside The Body!
Researchers have developed a highly unusual form of 3D printing that allows printing to take place inside a living body.
Future Bioprinting Faces Unknown Regulations
An intriguing piece by The Conversation provokes some thinking into the future regulatory environment that might face bioprinting, a form of 3D printing that is rapidly advancing.
“Samsung Rising”: Book And Bioprinting Future
Charles R. Goulding dives into the book Samsung Rising.
3D Printing A Bacterial Cellulose Hydrogel Matrix
Researchers have found a way to produce 3D media for bacterial cultures using 3D printing that uses cellulose as the material.
Cosmonauts Bioprinting Rat Parts On Space Station
Cosmonauts are attempting to 3D print bone tissue using a bioprinter on the space station.
3D Technologies And Healthcare Accessibility
From providing new methods for conducting healthcare appointments to improving diagnostics, 3D technologies promise improved quality of life for patients with a vast array of health needs.
Who Knew 3D Printed Corals Could Be So Complex?
Researchers at Cambridge and UCSD have developed a sophisticated method of 3D printing living coral reefs.
What’s New in 3D Bioprinting?
Scientific research into using 3D bioprinting to re-create and regenerate human limbs and organs from patient-specific DNA is progressing slowly but surely.
The FELIX BIOprinter Is Released
FELIXprinters has released a new bioprinter, the FELIX BIOprinter, which is quite a change for the long-time 3D printer manufacturer.
New Developments in Healthcare 3D Printing
Healthcare 3D printing attempts to solve two problems that plague providing care: customization and cost.
Nova Meat Hopes to 3D Print Your Steak
A Spanish company hopes to develop a specialized 3D printer that is capable of producing vegetarian steaks that both taste good and have great texture. But will you eat one?
Why 3D Printed Vascular Structures Matter
New research in bioprinting has discovered a method to 3D print vascular structures, which could in the future become blood vessels, thus significantly altering the bioprinting space.
Handheld 3D Bioprinter Enables Muscle Reconstruction
Researchers have developed a handheld 3D bioprinter that is apparently able to repair damaged muscle tissue. We think this could be automated in the future.
3D Systems Makes Deep Move Towards Healthcare With CollPlant Agreement
3D Systems and CollPlant inked a deal to share resources on future bioprinting ventures, which seems to have had a positive effect on 3D Systems so far.
Discovery of New Method Speeds Up Precision 3D Bioprinting
Researchers have devised yet another method of bioprinting that could offer substantially faster print speeds.
New Investment Interest in 3D Printed Human Organs
A billionaire has invested in research to develop practical methods of 3D printing human hearts. Why would this happen? We have some ideas.
Single Cell Bioprinting Technology from Fluicell
While most bioprinters use gel or scaffolds to hold 3D printed living cells, Fluicell’s Biopixlar bioprinter does not require them due to an innovative approach.
Commercialized Ruggedized 3D Printing / Bioprinting With The nRugged
“Ruggedized”: It’s not just a great word, it’s a great benefit for 3D printing.
Meet The LulzBot Bio 3D Printer
Aleph Objects is formally introducing its bioprinter today: the LulzBot Bio.
Large-Scale Wet Labs Finally Come to New York City
Charles Goulding, Ryan Donley, and Mellissa McIntyre of R&D Tax Savers discuss wet labs and opportunities for 3D printing.
Ruggedized Bioprinter Proves Itself
Biofabrication gets a boost with a successful pilot program in an austere environment.
Microbeam Fabrication Technique Could Enable Complex Bioprinting
How does a bioprint hold its shape? New research shows ways support scaffolds could be made from living tissue that allows the bioprint to grow.
About That Fully Functional 3D Printed Heart…
Is that 3D printed heart really fully functional? It’s totally not the case and we can tell you why.
Investing In Holographic 3D Printing
San Francisco-based biotechnology company Prellis Biologics has raised $8.7M in a Series A funding round. Holographic bioprinting is leading to new milestones and steps forward in 3D printed tissue and organs.
NASA’s BFF: A Microgravity Bioprinter to Print Human Tissue
This week a bioprinter will be launched to the International Space Station to test 3D printing organs and tissue. Find out why this could be important in the future.
A LulzBot Bioprinter?
Aleph Objects announced a partnership with FluidForm to develop a 3D bioprinter.
An nScrypt bioprinter is ready for desert conditions to test in-the-field critical care.
Interactive Map of 3D Printing Tech Available
A comprehensive interactive chart of 3D printing technologies has been published.
The ADAM Project: A 3D Printed Bone Service
We’ve just learned of a new venture seeking to simplify access to 3D printed bones: The ADAM Project.
Art Imitates Life, Inspires Synthetic Organs
What do you get when a design studio collaborates with bioengineers?
A Tiny Bioprinted Heart Could Mean Big Things
A cherry-sized bioprint may lead to 3D printed human hearts in a decade.
Startling Bioprinting Application: Instant Skin
A paper in Nature describes an incredible method of 3D printing live skin to rapidly secure wounds.
Four Ways 4D Printing Is Becoming a Reality
If you’re immersed in tech news, every once in a while you come across a new story about 4D printing.
Medical 3D Printing: Where Are We Now?
In 2015, market research firm Gartner projected that medical 3D printing would become the pioneering field that would drive additive manufacturing (AM) into the mainstream in two to five years.
FDA Awards Grants to Bioprinting Institutions
Charles Goulding and Rafaella July of R&D Tax Savers explore the US FDA’s grants forwarding work in bioprinting.
Johnson & Johnson’s Wide Range of 3D Printing Initiatives
Mellissa McIntyre and Preeti Sulibhavi of R&D Tax Savers examine J&J’s participation in the 3D printing industry.
“Biohackers” Design DIY 3D-Printed Chemical Reactor to Make Medicine at Home
A group of self-described “anarchist biohackers” has designed a lab reactor that people can make at home out of 3D-printed pieces and off-the-shelf parts
Bioprinting with Allevi: Tools to Empower Scientists
While bioprinting for many years seemed a far-flung bit of science fiction, companies like Allevi are seeing the 3D printing of live cells as a reality today.
Bioprinting Breakthrough with 3D Printed Lung Component
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are developing a 3D printed lung, with some interesting implications.