A team of regenerative medicine scientists from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has developed a 3D printer capable of printing living tissue structures such as bones and organs. The scientists have so far printed ear, bone, and muscle structures.
Still pricier than motorized wheelchairs, SuitX’s Phoenix exoskeleton weighs just 27 pounds and is custom-fit to the user’s body.
3D printing company Baltic3D has opened the first-ever industrial 3D printing center within the Baltic States in the Latvian capital of Riga. The 3D printing center, equipped with several Stratasys machines, will be dedicated to the small-scale production of plastic products for both regional and international companies.
3D bioprinting startup Ourobotics has just introduced their second ‘revolution’ to the bioprinting industry: an entirely open source 3D bioprinter called the Renegade. Designed to open up 3D bioprinting tech to the educational and biomaking communities, and the free, DIY instructions for this open source 3d bioprinter are now available to download via Ourobotics and 3Ders.org.
Cell Applications, Inc. and Cyfuse Biomedical K.K., both based in Japan, today announced the introduction of the ‘Kenzan Method’, a unique scaffold-free bioprinting technique which uses a needle array to precisely arrange cell aggregates into organic tissue, to the North American market.