Category Archives: NHS

Open Bionics raises $5.9 million to make affordable 3D printed bionic limbs

Open Bionics, a company focused on creating affordable, 3D printed, bioninc limbs for amputees, has closed a Series A funding round. Led by Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, the company has successfully raised $5.9 million from Ananda Impact Ventures and early stage VC Downing Ventures. The money will be used to support Open Bionics’ international distribution, and […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year February 2018

Following January’s vision of the year ahead, February 2018 was a month of 3D printer releases. In this month, Stratasys shared material details of its upcoming metal 3D printer, and HP expanded its range of Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) systems to include full color 3D printers. This month, we also marked the 20th anniversary of SOLIDWORKS World, […]

3D printing news Sliced: CERN, HP Foundation, APWORKS, Phrozen, Etch-a-Sketch

Today in Sliced – what to 3D print for Christmas; UK hospitals call for more 3D printing in healthcare; a bioprinter is launched into space; and all the latest business deals from APWORKS, Sigma Labs, XJet, Sculpteo and more. Sigma Labs partners with Fraunhofer, CERN integrates AM automation 3D printing quality assurance software provider Sigma […]

3D printing news Sliced: CERN, HP Foundation, APWORKS, Phrozen, Etch-a-Sketch

Today in Sliced – what to 3D print for Christmas; UK hospitals call for more 3D printing in healthcare; a bioprinter is launched into space; and all the latest business deals from APWORKS, Sigma Labs, XJet, Sculpteo and more. Sigma Labs partners with Fraunhofer, CERN integrates AM automation 3D printing quality assurance software provider Sigma […]

Boost: 3D-gedruckte Prothese für Frauen mit Brustamputation

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Herkömmliche Brustprothesen für Frauen, die Ihre Brüste durch Krebs verloren haben, sind oft nicht auf die Patientinnen zugeschnitten, sondern sind Massenprodukte mit Standardgrößen. Zwei Designstudentinnen der Polymouth Universität entwickelten die 3D-gedruckte Prothese Boost. Damit soll mehr Farbe und Individualismus in den Brustprothesenmarkt gebracht werden. Rose Brave und Sam Jackman haben sich für die farbenfrohe Variante [...]

Der Beitrag Boost: 3D-gedruckte Prothese für Frauen mit Brustamputation erschien zuerst auf 3Druck.com – Das Magazin für 3D-Drucktechnologien.

3D printed kidneys save life of two-year-old child

Surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, have worked with Stratasys’ 3D printing to support the first successful larger-than-average adult kidney transplantation from father to son. The high-risk procedure was performed with the help of two, true-to-life, 3D printed models, which proved vital to surgical preparation. The case of Dexter Clark Two-year-old […]

Manchester Hospital saves $166,000 by bringing 3D printing in-house with Materialise

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is embracing 3D printing, and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) has joined the charge towards innovation with its newly established 3D printing lab.  The lab was established by reconstructive scientist Oliver Burley who made a business case and fundraised for an in-house 3D printing lab, before equipping it with […]

Manchester Hospital saves $166,000 by bringing 3D printing in-house with Materialise

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is embracing 3D printing, and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) has joined the charge towards innovation with its newly established 3D printing lab.  The lab was established by reconstructive scientist Oliver Burley who made a business case and fundraised for an in-house 3D printing lab, before equipping it with […]

3D LifePrints secures £500,000 to expand hospital based 3D printer labs

The future of 3D printing in healthcare? Many companies/individuals believe that 3D printer labs in hospitals is the way forward for medicine. Phoenix Children’s Hospital, veterans hospitals in the U.S., the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in Australia and more around the world are all getting ahead of the curve with their own dedicated units, and […]

Kidney transplant using 3D printing marks a medical first in Belfast

A 3D printed replica kidney, from UK-based 3D printed medical model company axial3D, has facilitated a crucial transplant operation and simultaneously improved the life of the organ donor. Surgeons at Belfast City Hospital in Northern Ireland planned the complete excision of a Bosniak 2F renal cyst using a kidney replica. The operation itself was the first such procedure […]