As another incredibly challenging year comes to a close, we celebrate the medical device sectors, technologies, and trends that became silver linings in 2021.
3D modeling was crucial in validating design ideas that led to a 30% weight reduction compared with conventional knee braces.
Finland-based Brinter claims its 3D bioprinter is first in the world with blue-light disinfection technology that can be used both inside and outside the device.
The agency has published a detailed discussion paper outlining the opportunities and challenges of near-patient 3D printing. It invites the public to submit comments and help shape policies.
The breakthrough from Boston Micro Fabrication and 4D Biomaterials is said to enable medical device companies to think about 3D printing micro bioresorbable implants for the first time.
You can now create a 3D printed clone doll. That’s just one of 10 very weird 3D-printed products.
Doctors say the 3D-printed eye is a true biomimic, and a more realistic prosthetic, with clearer definition and real depth to the pupil.
High-performance carbon fiber–reinforced plastics (CFRPs) and hybrid additive manufacturing process lower production costs for advanced composite parts.
The device can be used for COVID-19 patients in care homes that need affordable technology or remote locations where medical facilities are limited.