Category Archives: University of Toronto

3D Printing News Sliced SABIC, Moog, SodaStream, NASCAR

In this edition of Sliced 3D printing is deemed a “transformative technology” for heart disease and race car driving; researchers introduce a handheld skin printer; and we tip our hats to the latest applications from around the world. Featured stories include CRP Technology, SABIC, the Washington University School of Medicine, 3Dlife, Adaptiiv, Moog, Sony and much more. […]

Stratasys launches BioMimics range of 3D printed medical models

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has unveiled BioMimics, a range of highly realistic  3D printed medical models. Launched at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) exhibition, the BioMimics portfolio includes 3D printed bones, spines and hearts for medical research and training. More clinically accurate than mannequins and cadavers BioMimics models are 3D printed with Stratasys PolyJet […]

Disney Research uses 3D printing to bring animations into the real world

Disney Research has developed a method to bring animated characters into the physical world. The researchers used 3D printing to create a number objects which were animated by mechanized cables and joints. To demonstrate the technique, the research created a puppet-like character, an animatronic hand and a gripper. Titled ‘Designing Cable-Driven Actuation Networks for Kinematic […]

PrintAlive Bioprinter That Produces Artificial Skin Grafts is Moving to Preclinical Trials

( — The PrintAlive Bioprinter was a working prototype only a few months ago, but it has now moved to the preclinical trials phase of the medical adoption process. If all goes well, the first trials on patients wll begin within the next two years. It has been adopted for trials by University of Toronto… View Article