Ricoh seems to have found a promising niche in the 3D print world: anatomical models.
Martine Rothblatt’s Journey from Sirius to Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi review the concept of 3D printed human organs.
Healthcare Evolution in Africa: The Rise of Drones and Additive Manufacturing
Charles Goulding and Mwansa Chabala look at the use of 3D printing in Africa’s healthcare industry.
When One Size Doesn’t Fit All: The Rise of Custom 3D Printers
The market for customized 3D printers is set to boom in the aerospace and medical device industries—and that’s just the start.
Innovating Healthcare: AddUp’s Bold Step into Medical 3D Printing Solutions
AddUp makes a strategic move into the healthcare sector.
Siemens’ Remarkable Turnaround: Stock Market Leader & 3D Printing Pioneer in Europe
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi believe part of Siemen’s recent turnaround could be due to 3D print technology.
3D Printing Cybersecurity Considerations for Healthcare Providers
With the increasing use of 3D printing technology in healthcare comes concerns regarding security.
A 3D printed PSI of hope in Ukraine
Implanting even a large skull section may seem like a relatively small victory in the dramatic context of the ongoing war but it’s making a huge difference in this soldier’s life.
3D Printing Meets Skin Therapy: Sygnis SA and Berger&Kraft Medical’s New Partnership
Sygnis SA and Berger&Kraft medical join forces to bring 3D printing technology to skin therapy applications.
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.
UC3M Engineers 4D Printer to Print Smart Biomedical Objects
Researchers at UC3M have developed a new 4D printer focused on the biomedical market.
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.
Could PLA be Used to 3D Print Prosthetic Joints?
Could PLA be used for 3D printed prosthetics?
3D Systems’ Revolutionary Regenerative Tissue Program: A Step towards 3D Printed Organs?
3D Systems announced a broad new program to 3D print human tissue.
Combating Cancer: Exploring the Potential of HP, Varian and Adaptiiv’s 3D Print Collaboration
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe examine a powerful combination of technologies to advance cancer treatments.
Stratasys Enters the Multi-Billion Dollar Denture Printing Market with “TrueDent”
Stratasys has made a very unusual and strategic move into a new application area.
Taking Advantage of 3D Printing for Enhanced Elective Surgeries During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at opportunities for 3D printing technology in healthcare.
Uncovering the Benefits of 3D Printing in MedTech
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing in five major healthcare companies.
How 3D Printing is Helping the Medtech Industry Overcome Supply Chain Challenges
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the surge in medical 3D prints after the pandemic.
Leveraging 3D Printing with Johnson & Johnson’s Acquisition of Abiomed
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest increased use of 3D printing Johnson & Johnson.
3D Printing for Esports: Improving Performance and Health
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell look at the innovations in 3D printing that have assisted esports.
2022: A Look At The Top 10 3D Printing Developments
Charles R. Goulding and Valentina Alzate countdown their top ten 3D print developments for 2022.
Unpacking the FDA’s Framework for 3D Printing at the Point of Care
Peter Saenz and Charles R. Goulding look at the progress of certified healthcare applications for 3D printing.
Why Did Stratasys Invest in a Healthcare Solutions Provider?
Stratasys announced a major investment of US$10M in Axial3D, but why?
Myopic Population and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing in the battle against myopia.
Human Digital Twinning and Medical 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at digital twinning and 3D printing.
FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids and 3D Printing Can Help
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential for use of 3D printing to produce hearing aids on demand.
Question of the Week: Silicone 3D Printing?
This week’s question begins with silicone 3D printing, but then moves to other options.
Researchers Develop Ice 3D Printer
There’s now a way to 3D print ice.
GE Split-Up: Vernova and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how GE will handle 3D printing during its corporate restructuring.
Painting with Platelets and Medical Device 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new development in medical technology.
Fusion3 Strikes Deal With ActivArmor
Fusion3 announced an interesting deal with ActivArmor to place equipment directly at healthcare operations.
HSS and LimaCorporate Treat Patients with 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the use of 3D printing at a New York City healthcare center.
5 Industries Being Revolutionized by 3D Printing
Until very recently, the idea of three-dimensional printing seemed somewhat futuristic.
3D Printing and Surgery at the Mayo Clinic
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the benefits obtained by the Mayo Clinic as a result of their increased use of 3D printing technology.
3D Printing and AR Contact Lenses
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the use of 3D pritning to produce contact lenses, including advanced experimental lenses for augmented reality applications.
Conductive Organic Multiphoton 3D Printing Material Developed
Researchers have created an organic resin material capable of electrical conductivity that can be used with the multiphoton process.
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.
3D Printing Technology’s Potential in Traumatic Brain Injury Research
Charles Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at research and commercial efforts to combat brain injuries by using 3D printing appraoches.
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 Materials in Cleanrooms
Charles R. Goulding and Julia Wallace look at the possibilities of using 3D printed parts in clean room environments.
Optimizing 3D Printed Medical Implants
New research shows a way to optimize human 3D printed implants for more personalized microstructure.
Highly Effective 3D Printed Delivery System for Vaccines Developed
Researchers have developed a novel and highly effective 3D printable system for delivering vaccines to individuals.
3D Printing Potential at UR Medicine Orthopaedic Center
Charles R. Goulding and Warren Buzzell Jr. look at how orthopaedic treatments are being served by 3D print technology.
3D Printing and the Impact of New Medical Retail Spaces
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at the influence of retail change on 3D printing.
Let’s Get Physical: A New Prosthetic Restores People’s Sense of Touch
A start-up company, Psyonic, recently released the Ability Hand, a 3D-printed limb with touch-sensing capabilities.
Maria Bartiromo and Formlabs Interview
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the recent appearance of Formlabs on a major media outlet.
Why Is 3D Systems Buying Companies Again?
3D Systems announced the surprise acquisition of not one, but two companies this week. What’s going on?
Xact Metal Adds Dental 3D Printing Solution
This is a bit of a surprise to me: Xact Metal has developed a dental solution for metal applications.
Naked Orthopedics and 3D Printed Fingers
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a unique use of 3D printing for prosthetics.
What is High Area Rapid Printing (HARP) Technology?
Find out why High Area Rapid Printing is worth the hype. It just might revolutionize the way goods and products are created.
3D Systems’ Pivot Towards 3D Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger offer a perspective on 3D Systems’ apparent shift towards bioprinting.
Formlabs Now In Massive GPO
Formlabs announced their entry into a huge healthcare group purchasing organization, Vizient.
The GE Breakup and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications on the industry of GE’s upcoming split.
CVS: Major Business Conversion 3D Printing Opportunities
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how the CVS healthcare conversion could be an opportunity for 3D print services.
3D Printed Suicide Pod Approved
A highly unusual application for 3D printing was approved for use by authorities in Switzerland.
Kumovis Announces New Medical 3D Printing Workflow
Kumovis announced a new workflow for the production of certified medical products.
Formlabs Partners With Greenlight Guru For High Quality Product Development
Formlabs announced a very unusual partnership that could lead to dramatically increased quality on all of their equipment.
Telemedicine Drives 3D Printed Medical Devices
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at an example of how 3D printing technology changed telemedicine during the pandemic.
Bone 3D’s Hospifactory Could be a Massive Boost to Stratasys
An initiative in France has partnered with Stratasys on a potentially massive 3D printing network.
Boston Scientific’s 2021 Mergers & Acquisitions and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Boston Scientific has been using 3D printing in the med-tech sector.
The Hillrom-Bardy Diagnostics Merger Will Now Take Place
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibilities for 3D printing in the healthcare sector.
3D Systems Sells Medical Simulation Business to Surgical Science
3D printing solutions developer 3D Systems recently announced that it will be selling its medical simulation business Simbionix.
Printing The Glioblastoma
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have 3D printed a working cancer tumor.
XRIZE Opens Path Into The Healthcare Sector
RIZE announced a key integration that could open up more sales of their full-color XRIZE device in the healthcare sector.
Programmable 3D-Printed PhonoGraft Aims to Boost the Body’s Regeneration Process
Desktop Health’s biodegradable 3D-printed graft promotes the natural healing of human membranes.
3D Printing Pills With SLS?
3D printed pills are under development, but could this be done with SLS technology?
A Three-Process System For 3D Printing Personalized Medicine
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have developed an unusual approach for 3D printing medicine.
Increased Hospital Merger Activity And Its Impact On 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding examines 3D printing opportunities arising from a huge increase in hospital system mergers and acquisitions.
Multi-Material Body Implant 3D Printing Technique Developed
Researchers at the University of Nottingham have made a breakthrough in healthcare 3D printing.
New Biocompatible PEEK 3D Printer Filament
Evonik announced a new PEEK material that could be used for new healthcare applications.
A Look Into ActivArmor’s International Expansion
I spoke with ActivArmor Canada’s Kyle Stanley to learn more about how Active Armor operates internationally.
Stratasys Introduces Mid-Size Biocompatible 3D Printer
Stratasys announced the J5 MediJet 3D printer, targeted at the healthcare market.
Medical 3D Printing Workshop Needs Assistance
Tashkeel3D, a 3D print startup producing medical components in Gaza has been destroyed.
Diana Hall: “No Human Is One-Size-Fits-All”
Diana Hall is the President and CEO of ActivArmor and our Women in 3D Printing Guest #277!
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
Desktop Health Concentrates Some Of The Best Of 3D Printing For Personal Healthcare
A new business is leveraging the vast Desktop Metal / EnvisionTEC 3D printing portfolio for the future of personal healthcare.
BMF Investigating Production Of 3D Printed Microneedles For COVID-19 Vaccines
BMF has been collaborating with Carnegie-Mellon University on a very promising approach to COVID-19 vaccines.
Farsoon Metal 3D Printing Technology Used For Approved Medical Implants
Farsoon’s metal 3D printers have been used to produce an officially approved medical implant in China.
The Full Spectrum Of 3D Printed Surgical Models
When it comes to surgical models, the idea is to pick the right 3D printer for the job.
Ian Davis Shows Off His Two-Fingered, Ninja Turtle Hand Prosthetic
We’ve all seen how prosthetics help folks with missing limbs, but we don’t always get to see them made by the same people who wear them.
Vaccines, Drones, And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley find common ground in advanced technologies and vaccine distribution efforts.
In-Body 3D Printing Under Development
There may soon be a way to 3D print bones directly into patients.
3D Print Community: 3DP4ME
This month’s community support selection is the 3DP4ME Project in Jordan.
Tackling Global Health Challenges with Autodesk
Many businesses in the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, media and entertainment industries rely on Autodesk’s array of software and services to help deliver innovative solutions.
A Microswimmer Experiment Leads To A Tiny #3DBenchy
Researchers at the University of Leiden have been 3D printing microswimmers and are testing all options.
3D Printing Isotopes!
Argonne scientists have developed an innovative method to more accurately, cost-efficiently, and reliably recycle an important medical isotope using 3D printing.
Formlabs Announces Form 3BL Biocompatible 3D Printer
Formlabs has unexpectedly announced a new 3D printer, the Form 3BL.
An Unexpected Bioprinting Advantage Over COVID-19
Researchers have been using bioprinting technology to assist in the development of COVID-19 treatments.
Formlabs Announces Sweeping Set Of 3D Printing Resin Families
Formlabs today announced a series of powerful industrial materials in a new set of product families.
Now Is The Time To Push 3D Printing Into Manufacturing
The emergence of 3D printing as a manufacturing solution during the COVID-19 crisis now implies bold actions be taken.
New French Organization Covid3D Creates 24-7 3D Printing Factory for 40 Hospitals
A Paris hospital has organized a 3D print factory specifically for healthcare PPE applications.
INTAMSYS’ New High-Speed Flexible 3D Printer
INTAMSYS announced a radically new 3D printer, the FLEX 510, which is able to 3D print flexible objects at very high speeds.
Karen De Leener: “I Believe That Point-Of-Care 3D Printing Will Be Implemented In All Major Hospitals”
Karen De Leener is a Cardiovascular Market Specialist at Materialise and is based in Belgium.