Additive Manufacturing and Titanium Powder Will Disrupt Medical Implant Production

3D printing is delivering customisation options that make it possible to create almost any shape using additive manufacturing (AM) technology. In fact, the possibilities of 3D printing are so game-changing, it is even possible to create carbon copies of our own skulls. Sandvik’s additive manufacturing Read More »

GE Additive – Speed and Scale in the Spinal Sector

Cincinnati, OH, November 9, 2020 – Tsunami Medical deploys a fleet of four GE Additive Concept Laser Mlab systems to drive innovation, speed and productivity gains in the spinal implant sector Since its foundation over twenty years ago in Italy’s biomedical valley near Modena, Tsunami Medical has continued Read More »

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Medical Customers Across the Globe Adopt Stratasys J750 Digital Anatomy 3D Printer

3D-printed anatomical models replicate biomechanics of human anatomy to help improve training, transform surgical planning and bring new medical innovations to market faster EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & REHOVOT, Israel — (BUSINESS WIRE) — A year after the launch of its J750™ Digital Anatomy™ 3D printer, Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: Read More »

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Harvard Wyss Institute’s Nasal Swab and Toehold Switch Technologies Licensed to Agile Biodetection to Facilitate SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Efforts

By Benjamin Boettner (benjamin.boettner@wyss.harvard.edu) | Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University The two technologies function at different points of the diagnostic process and could help detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the anticipated second wave of the pandemic (BOSTON) — The Wyss Institute Read More »

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Sandvik Additive Manufacturing Achieves ISO 13485:2016 Medical Certification for its of Titanium Powder Plant

New state-of-the-art powder plant for Osprey® titanium powders Sandvik’s new powder plant in Sweden has recently received the ‘ISO 13485:2016’ medical certification for Osprey® titanium powders, now approved for use in the additive manufacturing of medical applications. “This standard will reassure our customers that Sandvik Read More »

Renishaw Announces Completion of Clinical Trial Extension Study, Using its Innovative Drug Delivery System in the Investigation of CDNF as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

August 2020 – Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is pleased to announce that its award-winning neuroinfuse™ drug delivery device, the only platform currently to allow for repeated, intermittent infusions into the parenchyma, has continued to safely and effectively deliver infusions as part of an extension Read More »

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Electron Beam Melting Enables Customized Orthopedic Surgery at Scale in China

August 03, 2020 – 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 Read More »

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Nexa3D and Henkel Jointly Commercialize High Impact, Durable Material for Medical and Athletic Devices

xMED412 combines the physical properties and biocompatibility of medical-grade materials xMED412 is ideal for the production of orthotics guides and braces, respirators, personalized audio products, and diving and athletic mouth gear Printed on Nexa3D printers, xMED412 has been tested by Henkel Adhesive Technologies Cleared for Read More »

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Precision ADM® Announces Health Canada Approval of CANSWAB™ in COVID-19 Fight

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (PRWEB) JULY 10, 2020 – Precision ADM, Inc. (“Precision ADM” or “the Company”), a global medical device company and advanced manufacturing solutions provider today announced that their CANSWAB™ nasopharyngeal swabs are the first Canadian-made COVID-19 testing product to receive Health Canada approval. The Company Read More »

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PhD Student Uses HP 3D Printing Technology to Help Rehabilitate Spinal-Cord Injury Patients

Glasgow, Scotland, 22nd June 2020– A Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Glasgow has teamed up with HP and Autodesk to produce a 3D-printed electroencephalography (EEG) headset to improve the recovery of spinal-cord injury (SCI) patients. EEG is a medical monitoring method to Read More »

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