Category Archives: healthcare

Singapore Additive Manufacturing Cluster gets $13.2M medical facility

Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the country’s Economic Development Board have invested $13.2 million in a new specialist biomedical facility. The National University of Singapore Centre for Additive Manufacturing (AM.NUS) has been opened to strengthen Singapore’s international position in the field of 3D printing. It is already […]

The future of 3D printing by medical consultant Dr. Thirumurugan S V Mahadhevan

Dr. Thirumurugan S V Mahadhevan, is a medical consultant and healthcare solutions manager at ALTEM TECHNOLOGIES. With a background in dentistry, and masters degrees in pharmaceutical …

A wheelchair for tomorrow, today

By Nick Hall

Benjamin Hubert has revealed the world’s first completely 3D printed wheelchair.   Hubert, of design agency Layer, produced the GO prototype as part of the company’s new research division. Hubert worked with Materialise, which is a leader in the field of 3D printing software. The company will officially launch the GO wheelchair in London at […]

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FDA produces 3D printing medical guidelines

By Nick Hall

The Food and Drug Administration has issued guidelines for 3D medical devices, which means it is one step closer to becoming an accepted part of the process. The US agency rules food and drugs with an iron fist and its guidelines are essentially the bible for the respective industries. You can’t do anything in America […]

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