Tag: 3D printing


MedTech Marvels Pioneering the Healthcare Revolution

March 19, 2024

Via: Mary Gamet

The latest statistics highlight the increasing importance of medical technology innovations in today’s healthcare sector. The digital health market is rapidly expanding, with over 400,000 healthcare apps available and 200 new daily additions. These apps offer various tools, from general […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M): Medtech innovation at the heart of Minneapolis

October 19, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Medical technology is a fast-paced industry, so networking with innovators and sharing ideas is crucial to keeping that momentum going and staying ahead of the competition. Medical design and manufacturing conventions are the ideal environments to meet new partners and […]

Innovation, Med Tech

How 3D printing allows scientists to grow new human hairs

July 1, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A large number of people around the world experience hair loss in one form or another, either due to natural causes or as a side effect of medical therapy. In many of these cases — especially in individuals with natural […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New process enables 3D printing of biological tissues without scaffolds

June 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded onto biodegradable supportive structures that provide the underlying architecture of the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Realistic 3D printed bones promise lower rejection rates

December 7, 2018


Scientists from German research organisation Fraunhofer have devised a process to make 3D printed bones that are more realistic and less likely to be rejected by the human body than previous versions. The 3D printed bones can be made with […]

Innovation, Med Tech

VA, GE Healthcare partner to expand use of 3D printing in care

December 4, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Department of Veterans Affairs is entering an initiative to accelerate the use of three-dimensional printing in patient care. One of the VA’s regional systems, VA Puget Sound Health Care System—has announced an effort to work with GE Healthcare to […]

Innovation, Med Tech

3D printing in the medical field: four major applications revolutionising the industry

August 7, 2018


Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, was first developed in the 1980s. It involves taking a digital model or blueprint of the subject that is then printed in successive layers of an appropriate material to create a new version […]

Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers develop technology to 3D print cells on skin

April 26, 2018


Researchers at the University of Minnesota in the US have developed technology capable of directly 3D printing biological cells and electronics on skin in real-time. The portable, customised 3D printer is expected to aid in developing new medical treatments for […]

Med Tech

3D-printed organ models could aid individualized dosimetry in nuclear medicine

December 6, 2016

Via: The Medical News

In nuclear medicine, the goal is to keep radiation exposure at a minimum, while obtaining quality images. Optimal dosing for individual patients can be difficult to determine. That’s where 3D-printed organ models of varying size and shape could be of […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

3D Printing Strong, Flexible, Biodegradable Stents

October 20, 2016

Via: Medgadget

Vascular stents typically come in a number of different lengths and diameters. The physician implanting these chooses which would best fit individual patients, but often the available sizes are not ideal for certain cases. Researchers at Northwester University turned to 3D […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Doctors 3D Print Patient’s Skull to Prep for Complex Surgery

April 8, 2016

Via: Medgadget

A high school student presenting with a complex tumor that had spread throughout the sinuses and deep into the skull stumped surgeons at the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The problem was that even visualizing the tumor and […]


First FDA-Approved Medicine Using 3D Printing Technology Now Available to Public

March 23, 2016

Via: HitConsultant

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals today announced that SPRITAM® (levetiracetam) tablets, for oral suspension, is now available as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. SPRITAM is the first prescription drug product approved […]