February 2016

Oltre la biomimetica: EYE, l’occhio del futuro

2016-10-19T10:06:02+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Italian, OBMinitiative|

The MHOX, a generative design studio, has designed a 3D printable eye to overcome traumas and even strengthen human visual skills. It's time to not only take more cues from nature but to enhance it according to our will. “Ogni cosa che puoi immaginare, la natura l’ha già creata”, sosteneva Albert Einstein. E sulla base di [...]

Ourobotics takes home Silicon Valley Google Award with 10 material bioprinter

2016-10-19T10:06:02+00:00 February 5th, 2016|English, News|

Bioprinting companies can be successful at start-up investment conferences, although they are sometimes outshone by more immediately accessible products. Bioprinters have the potential to drastically change life expectancy and quality in the long term, but can “only” help out with scientific research in the short term and that, often, is not exciting enough for start-up awards. That [...]

Bioprinting with Hyrel 3D’s new syringe print heads

2016-10-19T10:06:02+00:00 February 4th, 2016|English, News|

In addition to university labs, Hyrel 3D has been one of the original pioneers of paste extrusion for 3D printing.  Long before the Discov3ry extruder from Structur3D, Hyrel was 3D printing with Play-Doh, clay, and Sugru. Now, the Georgia-based company has announced an entirely new line of extruders that launches Hyrel from desktop engineering into [...]

UNICEF to invest in technology startups to help children through 3D printing, AI and renewable energy

2016-02-03T12:42:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|English, News|

The United Nations Children’s Fund, perhaps better known as UNICEF, has recently launched a new initiative through which they will begin to invest more money into technology start-ups that have the potential to better the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable children all over the world. The new initiative, called Innovation Fund, has put a special [...]

Russian student develops method for FDM 3D printing of artificial bones

2016-10-19T10:06:02+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|English, News|

A graduate student from Tomsk Polytechnic University has developed a novel method for 3D printing a calcium phosphate compound biomaterial that is nearly identical to human bone tissue, and could provide a significantly cheaper alternative to traditional bone prostheses or regenerative medicine options. Compatible with FDM 3D printing technology, the 3D printed artificial bone material is [...]

Orthopedics Giant Stryker announces development of state-of-the-art 3D Printing facility

2016-10-19T10:06:03+00:00 February 1st, 2016|English, News|

Stryker Corporation, the Fortune 500 medical device and implant giant has been providing orthopedics and related medical equipment directly to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities since being founded in 1946. It now appears as though the company is ready to put a hefty investment into additive manufacturing after announcing the development of a state-of-the-art [...]