Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D Printing

3D printing and additive manufacturing are being used in the medical field to create customized implants, prosthetics, and protective devices. Access the essential technical briefs and resources for design engineers working in manufacturing and medical industries.

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INSIDER: Medical

To better align its five co-branded shows, Informa Markets had rebranded MD&M West with a new logo and renamed the conference Design. Engineer. Build.

Products: Materials
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MD&M West brings together medtech engineers, business leaders, and innovative thinkers to create life-changing medical devices.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have demonstrated that they can print layers of electrically conductive ink on polyester fabric.
Briefs: Medical
The biomedical structures advance the development of new technologies for regrowing bones and tissue.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
A novel system can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The single-chip system is a complete functioning electronic circuit.
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have tailor-made artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offer better...

Supplements: AR/AI
Our 2021 Resource Guide shows you the top manufacturers in materials, manufacturing, and a range of other medical-device categories.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have fabricated antibiotic-containing 3D scaffold implants at high temperatures.
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A new technique that mimics the ancient Japanese art of kirigami may offer an easier way to fabricate complex 3D nanostructures for use in applications, including healthcare.
INSIDER: Medical

Researchers have developed a 3D printing technique that extends the possibilities of lateral flow testing. Everyone is familiar with these tests in the form of the...

Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The "Evolving To MedDev" 2021 digital event will provide automotive and aerospace companies with practical information about how they can enter into the medical device supply chain.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Imagine a world where, instead of a physical warehouse full of actual products, you have an entire digital warehouse of design files.
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D Systems is expanding its development efforts focused on regenerative medicine and bioprinting solutions. This decision was driven by progress made in collaboration with United...

R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Scientists are developing a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
Supplements: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the medical manufacturers and cutting-edge applications that stood out in 2020.
Briefs: Medical
A novel 3D printed prosthetic arm is more comfortable, flexible, and cheaper than a conventional prosthesis.
Features: Electronics & Computers
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.
R&D: Wearables
The breakthrough involves inkjet printing and materials with a crystal structure discovered nearly two centuries ago.
Global Innovations: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New biodegradable stents treat radiation esophagitis.
Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping

The advent of COVID-19 has added a layer of complexity to product development. Agility is more important than ever as it has made it critical to get products to market quickly. While...

Features: Packaging & Sterilization
In our 2020 Product Buyer's Guide, you'll find a list of manufacturers in more than a dozen medical-device areas.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Using 3D printers, scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures.
R&D: Medical
Researchers have 3D printed unique fluid channels at the micron scale that could automate production of diagnostics, sensors, and assays used for a variety of medical tests and other applications.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers have used 3D printing to make electronic fibers, each 100 times thinner than a human hair, to create non-contact, wearable, portable respiratory sensors.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Flea-sized, hollow blocks can be filled with materials that improve healing.

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