December 2015

The most brilliant use of crowdfunding yet: medical research

2015-12-19T21:05:40+00:00 December 20th, 2015|English, News|

Since the rise of Kickstarter and Indiegogo, the world has been blessed with $100 resin-based 3D printers, Video game consoles built on Android, quadcopters that follow you around, and thousands of other projects that either haven’t lived up to expectations or simply disappeared into the ether. The idea of crowdfunding is a very powerful one: [...]

September 2015

Withyouwedo: la prima campagna di crowdfunding di Open BioMedical Initiative ha inizio!

2016-10-19T10:06:32+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Italian, Italy, OBMinitiative, OBMstory|

Ci siamo, Open BioMedical Initiative lancia la sua prima campagna di crowdfunding! Direttamente dalla piattaforma di crowdfunding Withyouwedo di Telecom Italia, la community di volontari impegnata da più di un anno a sviluppare tecnologie biomedicali accessibili a tutti incontra il grande pubblico e l'aiuto condiviso di tutti coloro che vogliono supportare la sua missione. 6 [...]

We Crowdfund! In arrivo la campagna di crowdfunding di Open BioMedical Initiative

2016-10-19T10:06:35+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Italian, OBMinitiative|

One year, a community of tens of volunteers, online collaborative design, 3 open source and 3D printed biomedical projects: in just a word the Open BioMedical Initiative. The initiative that is revolutionizing the way we help people thanks to the Net and new technologies is ready to meet the crowd with its first crowdfunding campaign. [...]

July 2015

Bioprinting company BioBots raises over $310K via equity crowdfunding

2016-10-19T10:06:58+00:00 July 17th, 2015|English, News|

While the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States is loosening regulations around equity crowdfunding, we have seen numerous companies within the 3D printing space turn to the relatively new funding model as a means for capital. The 3D printing file repository, Pinshape, has recently launched a campaign to raise $500k on Fundable, while [...]

June 2015

Nu Hand, the 3D printed prosthetic hand hits Kickstarter

2016-10-24T12:23:35+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|News|

One of the most interesting uses for 3D printing technology over the past couple of years has been that of creating prosthetic hands. There are literally hundreds or perhaps even thousands of individuals who are already benefiting from 3D printed prostheses. Groups like e-NABLE have played a huge role in the design, printing, and sharing [...]

Italian surgeons seek crowdfunding to introduce medical 3D printing and bioprinting

2016-10-19T10:07:16+00:00 June 1st, 2015|News|

One of the reasons why medical 3D printing is one of the fastest growing areas at this time is that doctors today are able to access advanced digital manufacturing tools with very low investments. Nevertheless, many institutions and governmental agencies have not yet fully understood the advantages that 3D printing can bring to surgical procedure preparation. [...]