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Farsoon offers Bio-compatible Additive Polymer Powder for Medical Applications

Farsoon offers Bio-compatible Additive Polymer Powder for Medical Applications
In the medical industry, additive manufacturing has enabled fully digital, customizable, precise “design to manufacturing” solutions compare to conventional production process, especially in the cases of creating sophisticated parts or internal structures to match each patient’s specific anatomy.

Covid-19 Rapid Response Innovation Project CAR3D: Improving Europe’s capacity to produce personal protective equipment

It’s no longer big news that the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19 is creating sanitary challenges like never seen before. At this point, and without a vaccine or effective treatment, the use of masks and other types of personal protective equipment (PPE), is the best way to limit the spread of the virus circulation.

Syqe Medical Invests in Stratasys’ New J55 3D Printer to Optimize and Accelerate Product Design

Advanced office-friendly 3D printer enables the design team to quickly replicate complex geometries for medical inhalers
In order to optimize and accelerate its design process, highly specialized Israeli pharmaceutical company Syqe Medical Ltd. has invested in Stratasys’ recently launched J55 3D Printer, an office-friendly, full-color, and multi-material 3D printer introduced this April.

Brazilian Medical Company Sartori invests in Selective Laser Melting Equipment of SLM Solutions

Sartori, a Brazil-based manufacturer of orthopaedic implants and instruments, invests in Selective Laser Melting technology of SLM Solutions. With the acquisition of a new SLM®280 the company is taking an important step in successfully implementing additive manufacturing in the healthcare sector in Brazil and addresses the expected growth in demand of high-quality and economical medical devices in the market.

Electron beam melting enables customized orthopedic surgery at scale in China

AK Medical deploys a fleet of eight GE Additive Arcam EBM additive manufacturing machines to address the country’s growing need for orthopedic implants

With the Chinese population aging at a faster pace, each passing year sees an increase in patients with orthopedic conditions. Problems associated with knee joints, hip joints, and the spine have resulted in strong demand for orthopedic products in the country.

HP Donates D300e BioPrinters to NGOs, Universities, and Research Institutions to Accelerate Drug and Vaccine Research to Combat COVID‐19

Donates $100,000 (US) to Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) through the HP Foundation to research possible treatments for the virus

Deploys BioPrinters to four major research facilities:

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), the largest and leading public research institution in Spain.
Monoclonal Antibody Discovery Laboratory at Fondazione Toscana Life Sciences (Italy), which focuses on monoclonal antibody (mAb) discovery against infectious diseases.
Center for Nuclear Receptors and Cell Signaling (CNRCS) at University of Houston (USA), which conducts a wide range of cutting-edge research to develop therapeutics for various diseases including viral diseases, cancer, neurodegenrative diseases and metabolic diseases.
Grenoble Alpes University Hospital (CHUGA) (France), one of the largest research and teaching hospitals in France, which focuses on diagnosis and follow-up of acute or chronic human viral infections.

Metal 3D printing helps New Zealand Defence Force veteran on his Invictus Games journey

Ten years after a helicopter crash changed navy veteran, Stevin Creeggan’s life. Now a team of New Zealand Defence Force engineers is using additive manufacturing to help change it again.

In 2010, Stevin Creeggan’s life changed forever. He was the sole survivor of a helicopter crash at Pukerua Bay, north of the New Zealand capital, Wellington. Stevin was left with multiple injuries including self-fused vertebrae in his neck and lower back, and severe damage to his right leg which has been reconstructed with plates, screws, and rods to hold his femur and lower femur together. It is also now shorter than his left leg by 2.5 centimeters.

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