Medical & Dental 3D Printing News

Initial CECIMO survey results identify growth potential of medical 3D printing

The association of machine tool and manufacturing technologies, CECIMO, has released the first round of results from its inaugural ‘European Additive Manufacturing Survey.’ ...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021 10:18am EST

Researchers hack Xbox console to develop nanoscale medical 3D printer

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have repurposed a component from a Microsoft Xbox 360 to develop a high-resolution large-volume nanoscale 3D printer...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Friday, Feb 12, 2021 5:51pm EST

Osteopore and UMC+ 3D print leg amputation preventive implant

3D printed implant developer Osteopore has teamed up with Maastricht University Medical Centre (UMC+) to develop a bioresorbable bone implant that could prevent lower leg...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021 9:34am EST

Carbon and Candid partner to 3D print highly-customized clear dental aligners

Orthodontics company Candid has announced a partnership with 3D printer OEM Carbon to 3D print highly-customized clear dental aligner models. Leveraging Carbon’s resin-based...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 8:25am EST

KIT researchers 3D print polymer objects with design flexibility and nanoscale porosity

Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a method that enables the 3D printing of nanoporous polymers with complex geometries that have broad...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Thursday, Jan 28, 2021 3:54am EST

ZARE acquires Proxera to enter the 3D printed medical implant market

Italian 3D printing service bureau ZARE has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in the dental additive manufacturing specialist Proxera.  The deal, which closely...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021 6:45am EST

MTC’s NCAM Daedalus project to transform 3D printing take-up in highly regulated sectors

The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), based at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in the UK, has launched a project to facilitate greater adoption of 3D...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | Monday, Jan 25, 2021 7:16am EST

Volunteers develop 3D printable ventilator based on 1965 U.S. Army design

With ventilators in short supply in light of the coronavirus pandemic, makers in the 3D printing community continue to combat the shortage through the use of their machines. The...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Thursday, Apr 9, 2020 5:25am EDT

Andaltec to develop antibacterial filaments for medical implants and surgical tools

Andaltec, a Spanish research centre focused on plastics, has announced that it will be developing a new set of active polymers for use in the 3D printing of medical devices. The...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Apr 6, 2020 1:10pm EDT

Researchers use 3D bioprinted brain tumor model to identify successful cancer treatments

A group of researchers from USA and Germany have presented a new way to study glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive type of cancer in the form of a brain tumor, using a 3D bioprinted...

3D Printing Industry | Anas Essop | Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 6:47am EDT

Adaptiiv Medical Technologies secures $1.8M in equity sales to 3D print radiotherapy devices

Canada-based Adaptiiv Medical Technologies has confirmed the sale of $1.8M of its shares in an equity offering. The $3M offering, which now has around $1.2M left to be sold, made...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Thursday, Apr 2, 2020 6:46am EDT

Spectrum Filaments expands into America and releases two medical materials for FFF 3D printing

Polish 3D printing filament manufacturer Spectrum Filaments has made a couple of announcements regarding its materials for FFF 3D printing.  Firstly, the expansion of the company’...

3D Printing Industry | Anas Essop | Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 5:00pm EDT

Phrozen launches the Sonic XL 4K – technical specifications and pricing

Phrozen has launched its new Sonic XL 4K 3D printer. The larger-format, precise LCD 3D printer is designed to give professionals a comprehensive toolkit for their dental, jewelry...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020 12:30pm EDT

Coherent and exocad collaborate to streamline digital workflows for dentists

Coherent, a powder bed fusion system manufacturer, and exocad, a dental CAD/CAM software developer, have announced a partnership that they believe will simplify and improve the...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Monday, Mar 30, 2020 4:00pm EDT

SouSmile raises $10M to push invisible aligners in Brazil

SouSmile, a direct to customer dental company, has raised $10M in Series A funding from a number of private investors, including Global Founders Capital, Kaszek Ventures and...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 7:47am EDT