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A new study showed that 3D-printing a spinal cord implant, shown here, restored movement in injured rats. FOR DOCTORS AND medical researchers…

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Via Davide Sher, 3D Printing Media Network We spoke with CEO Erik Gatenholm about the company's recent acquisitions and future goals. CELLINK‘s rise from a…

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Name: Irena Kukavica-Ibrulj Occupation: Research Assistant Instituion: Laval University   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? In Dr Roger Levesque’s laboratory, we work…

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  The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded grants to five research institutes for the study and improvement of biomanufacturing, including 3D bioprinting.…

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Name: Dr. Mohammad Sadegh Azimi Occupation: Research Associate, Vascular & Tissue Systems Engineering Lab Institution: University of Virginia   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for?…

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Name: Jesse Gerringer Occupation: PhD Candidate Institution: Marquette What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? Currently, I am using the Inkredible+ printer to assist…

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Name: Robert Lyle Hood Occupation: Assistant Professor at UTSA Department of Mechanical Engineering   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? (Please specify what…

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Name: Caitlyn Moore Occupation: PhD Candidate Institution: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? I work in a…

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Name: Dr. David Mills Occupation: Professor of Biological Sciences Institution: Louisana Tech University   1.What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? We are focused…

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Name: Charlotte Illsley Occupation: PhD Student Institution: University of Plymouth   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for? (Please specify what you are using)  …

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Name: Casper van der Ven Occupation: PhD Fellow Institution: UMC Utrecht   What are you currently using CELLINK technology for?   We have used the INKREDIBLE+ to develop…

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  Name: Mohammad Alhazmi Occupation: Final Year Medicine Student Institution: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland   1. What are you currently using CELLINK technology…

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Researchers from Harvard University’s John A Paulsen School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) in Massachusetts, have created an acoustophoretic 3D printing technique which uses…

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The advances being made in bioprinting and tissue engineering mean that even the most severe injuries have a chance at being repaired. Loss of bone…

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Researchers in Russia, Latvia and the US have developed a scaffold-, label- and nozzle-free technology that can fabricate complex human tissue and organs within just…

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The promise of printing human organs began in 1983 when Charles Hull invented stereolithography. This special type of printing relied on a laser to solidify a…

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Plenty of research has been completed regarding the different materials we use to create biomedical parts. Many innovative bioinks – biomaterials loaded with cells to 3D print…

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Space may be the final frontier, but to boldly go where no one has gone before will require the development of new technology that allows…

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July 8, 2018 – Bioprinting tissue is literally a growth industry. In 3D-printing laboratories across the globe researchers are making human skin, retinas, blood vessels,…

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3D bioprinting might be the response for worldwide organ shortages, as well as to the increasing reluctance to test new cosmetic, chemical, and pharmaceutical products…

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3D printing is one of the most revolutionary technologies of the 21st century. Giving everyone from engineers and doctors to DIY enthusiasts and small business…

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The next phase of a NASA sponsored mission to 3D print human organs and tissues in space will launch in February 2019. A 3D BioFabrication Facility (BFF)…

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Bioinks containing stem cells are being used to 3-D print living tissues that can be inserted into the body and provoke a damaged joint to…

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Last month I had the chance to hold a replica of the upper part of a human airway—the windpipe plus the first two bronchi. It…

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BIOLIFE4D, a Chicago-based medical tech firm specializing in 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering, announced it has successfully demonstrated its ability to 3D bioprint human cardiac tissue –…

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It’s pretty exciting when you’re in the right place at the right time. That is exactly how biotechnology major Alex Williams '20 felt when he attended the…

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3D printing, sometimes called “additive manufacturing” is a way of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The limitations of what can be printed are seemingly…

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There is a strong need for medication that treats age-related degenerative muscle and tendon diseases. A critical bottleneck in the discovery and development of novel…

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In typical biofabrication and 3D bioprinting methods, layers of cell-laden hydrogel structures called bioinks are extruded to build functioning biological tissues. But using bioresins laden with cells, instead of bioinks, for lithography bioprinting…

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Bioprinting is a method used in tissue engineering that allows the creation of complex biological structures.   In standard tissue engineering, cells are seeded onto…

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Creating whole organs in the lab is a distant dream. Some experts think it always will be. But as innovations in 3D bioprinting begin to…

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Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst…

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In April 2014, the Mata twins were born into an uncertain future. The sisters were connected from their chest to their pelvis with several shared…

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  The Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center, aptly abbreviated as HeRO, is at the cutting edge of tissue engineering. A part of Georgia Tech and Emory University, HeRO…

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Cartilage – the connective tissue that provides a smooth, lubricated surface between joints in the body – is a structural marvel, but its limited capacity…

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Patients who are newly diagnosed with high-grade gliomas (GBMs), one of the most aggressive brain tumours, only have a median survival time of around 15…

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A UCLA bioengineer has developed a technique that uses a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. The advance could be…

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Lorenzo Moroni and his team at University of Maastricht’s Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine (MERLN) in The Netherlands, use 3D bioprinting to create “smart scaffolds,”…

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Bioprinting, a type of 3D printing, uses cells and other biological materials as “inks” to fabricate 3D biological structures. Bioprinted materials have the potential to repair damaged…

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  CELLINK has announced the official launch of the new 3D Bioprinter and educational platform, CELLINK GO, specifically made for high school and university level…

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If injury strikes during their 10-day cruise through the bloodstream, platelets flock toward the scene of a cut or bruise to engage their signature superpower:…

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Dean Kamen, who, fairly or not, is most commonly associated with the Segway personal transportation device, also developed some of the most impactful inventions of…

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Researchers at Australia’s Swinburne University will soon be taking advantage of the possibilities of 3D bio-printing with a cutting-edge new Biopen device. They are assisting in development…

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Companies are spending on 3-D print solutions. As noted by Forbes, 90 percent of organizations believe 3-D printing offers a competitive advantage, with 47 percent seeing…

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The use of 3D bioprinters to produce replacement human tissue is one of the most exciting developments in medical science. Now, researchers at the University…

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A multilayered perfusable tissue construct bioprinting using the CELLINK VASKIT suitable for applications such as drug screening, oncology research, tissue engineering, and angiogenesis studies. CELLINKs…

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CELLINKs BIO X 3D-Bioprinter has been awarded the Red Dot Award for product design.The prestigious Red Dot Award is an international design competition where products…

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Launched in 2018, 3D-OncoCHIP is a regional partnership using modern 3D printing methods to provide cancer research with increasingly advanced tools. By reducing development costs…

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Researchers in Japan have used a 3D bioprinted cellular patch to repair damaged human diaphragms attached to rats, seeing “complete tissue integration” of the printed…

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In 2013, European Union banned the use of animals for testing of new cosmetic products. The search for an alternative led to the advent of…

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Name: Dr. Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari   School: University of Minnesota   Bio: Angela Panoskaltsis-Mortari, PhD is the director of the UMN 3D Bioprinting Facility. She is a…

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The review article “A perspective on the physical, mechanical and biological specifications of bioinks and the development of functional tissues in 3D bioprinting” authored by…

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Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have managed to print tiny 2cm patches of human skin that look like the real thing. They are the…

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The University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus is a research hub located in the middle of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, and ranked among the world’s top…

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Name: Luz Martinez Job title: Quality Control Engineer   Why are you interested in 3DBioprinting?   For the past 2 years I have been working…

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In 2015, more than 125,000 
organs, mostly kidneys, were transplanted from one human being 
to another in the United States. Sometimes the donor was a…

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Take a look at our feature in the CHIMIA article from the TEDD annual meeting.

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The onset of many neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and stroke, is directly related to the dysfunction of the neurovascular unit (NVU). For this reason,…

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Medical and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is opening a dedicated 3D bioprinting lab at Ireland’s Trinity College Dublin. The lab will occupy a 100-square-meter…

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Science fiction pushes the boundaries of the methods, theories, and tools that we have today. They allow us an insight into a future that could…

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Researchers from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), University of Michigan, and UC San Diego have 3D bioprinted an electric eel-inspired device that produces 110 volts…

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Medical 3-D printing used to educate patients about difficult surgeries and help doctors plan best ways to perform procedures 3-D imaging is lowering medical costs…

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The AMBER centre is partnering with Johnson & Johnson to open a new dedicated 3D bioprinting lab.   3D printing doesn’t have to be about…

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A competition for radical ideas in the fight against blindness will move to its next phase by challenging participants to build functioning human retina prototypes.…

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3D printing is instrumental in next generation pharmaceuticals and regenerative medicine. The flexibility of the technique allows it to be used in a number of ways…

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CELLINK launches a brand new bioink series, the CELLINK X Series that includes ECM based Bioinks and biomaterials. The new CELLINK X Bioink series will…

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Singapore is facing a greyer future, with its accompanying health woes.   Three in five people will have contracted cancer by the time they reach…

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CELLINK opens office at Kyoto University in Japan   CELLINK announces it has officially opened the doors to its new office in Kyoto, Japan at…

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As the technology enters uncharted territory as a common practice, the agency releases guidance to encourage safe and effective innovation.   As innovative providers and…

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We are excited to announce that our CTO/Co-founder Hector Martinez will be speaking at TED x in Germany on February 3rd!   "I have always…

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Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), also known as silicone rubber, has several useful properties, and there has been a lot of interest lately in 3D printing the material. However, it’s…

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Huge congratulations to our CEO/co-founder Erik Gatenholm for making the Forbes 30 under 30 list! We are so proud! Here is what Erik had to…

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A method of making bioink droplets to stick to each other using an enzyme driven crosslinking method has been developed by researchers from Osaka University…

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Who/What: Nicholas Law and his team Him and his team focused largely on characterizing certain hydrogels for use in 3D Bioprinting as well as the applications…

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New lab to specialize in oncology research, as well as bioprinted lung and heart tissue models CELLINK, the Gothenburg-based creator of one of the world’s…

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Researchers from Saga University and Nagasaki University in Japan have used a Cyfuse Biomedical Regenova 3D bioprinter for scaffold-free trachea regeneration. Tracheal transplantation was successfully…

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Emerging technologies of today are the industries of tomorrow. For those of you trying to take advantage of the next wave of economic growth, doubling…

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When a startup goes from being founded to being listed on Nasdaq within a year, it's a sign of something good. Erik Gatenholm, co-founder of…

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Nothing could be more painful for patients and their families than waiting for an organ to save their life. According to latest NHS figures, the…

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Swedish bioprinting company Cellink is expanding into the realm of cancer research. In a deal announced on Monday, Cellink will join forces with CTI Biotech;…

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Hydrogels comprised of alginate and gelatin have demonstrated potential as biomaterials in three dimensional (3D) bioprinting applications. However, as with all hydrogel-based biomaterials used in…

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The concept behind the ancient, well-known paper folding art known as origami can also be applied to an organism’s development process – as an egg…

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Printing human organs has been a goal of biomedical engineers and researchers for decades. While it might seem like an improbability, advancements in both 3D…

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As 3D printing continues to advance biomedical engineering beyond what past generations thought possible, a team of researchers based out of Queen Mary’s University of…

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Imagine a world where heart transplants do not cost that much and do not have long waiting lists. Imagine not having to go through immunosuppressive therapy…

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In the wake of recent developments in the field of cell therapy, bioprinter vendors are seeking to market to more sophisticated researchers. One desktop 3D…

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A team of Penn State engineers believe they have a way to create the structural framework for growing living tissue using an off-the-shelf 3-D printer.  …

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Electric eels are not evil, as much as Flotsam and Jetsam from The Little Mermaid would have you believe otherwise. The electric eel is the only species…

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A 3D printer developed to help people with type 1 diabetescould help tackle "big clinical challenges", researchers say. The Pancreatic Islet Cell Transplantation (PICT) 3D Printer…

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Not soon. But eventually NZ surgeons will custom 3-D print bones and cartilage for implanting. Will Harvie reports.   Imagine this future scenario: A surgeon…

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3D printing technology has made a big impact in the medical field, in more ways than one, including bioprinting and biofabrication. The Institute for Development of Advanced Applied Systems, or Institute IRNAS, located…

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Researchers at Princeton University have developed a hydrogel that forms when fibers slide against each other as they are forced through a syringe. The chemical-free…

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Viscosity is a vital but underrated property of everyday substances. Toothpaste wouldn’t work if it dripped through the bristles; it needs to form a pleasing,…

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  A team of scientists from the University of Alberta’s Ingenuity Lab in Canada have used 3D printing to create a leaf structure made from…

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Bioprinting is a powerful technique for the rapid and reproducible fabrication of constructs for tissue engineering applications. In this study, both cartilage and skin analogs…

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FDM uses extrusion to lay down thin lines of thermoplastic material in the shape of the object being manufactured. Only polymers with appropriate melting points…

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Carolina Catarino is a young Brazilian scientist who just won a Lush Prize for improving lab-grown skin models.   When Carolina Catarino was a teenager,…

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The University of Wollongong (UOW) will establish a world first facility to enable the development of bioinks and customised bioprinting systems for targeted clinical applications.…

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Research on cell upgrades and 3D printed tissues means more people may live to 120.   Scientists are increasingly approaching ageing as a disease that…

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Earlier this month, both Organovo and Viscient Biosciences announced their intent to collaborate on research for further studies into liver disease. There have been many interesting stories about Organovo…

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A new printing technology called 3D bioprinting promises to revolutionize virtually every aspect of modern life and, perhaps, even transform life itself. 3D printing -- sometimes called "additive…

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Patients could benefit from printed body parts in just five to 10 years, according to Reza Sadeghi, chief strategy officer at Biovia group of technology…

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A team of engineers and researchers at Caltech and ETH Zurich say they have developed an artificial skin capable of detecting temperature changes using a…

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The 2015 global retail sales of natural products-based cosmeceuticals was US$2.98 billion, according to Euromonitor International. This segment has been showing a compound annual growth…

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Imagine a future without eye banks, where patients needing new corneas can have them 3-D printed using their own cells, and the corneas are tailor-made…

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The field of regenerative medicine holds the promise of creating more effective treatment for damaged organ and tissues by activating the body’s natural repair system.…

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German chemicals company BASF has signed an agreement with French biotech firm Poietis to continue developing services and products in the 3D bioprinting field.  …

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Scientists at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in North Carolina have used 3D printing to develop a “body-on-a-chip” drug testing system. The system consists…

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The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded $90,000 to a team from the University of Maryland for…

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Among the many marvels happening in modern medical research is the addition of additive technologies. Doctors have been particularly keen on developing orthopaedic solutions. Why…

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Additive manufacturing, commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a technology that builds three-dimensional structures and components layer by layer. Bioprinting is the use of…

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Progress in drug testing and regenerative medicine could greatly benefit from laboratory-engineered human tissues built of a variety of cell types with precise 3D architecture.…

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A 3D bioprinter is a mechanical device that can print three-dimensional biological structures such as tissue or organs. The materials used in the bioprinting process…

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REGINA — Mission control on earth receives an urgent communication from Mars that an astronaut has fractured his shinbone. Using a handheld scanning device, the…

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  A researcher from the University of Saskatchewan is gaining attention for the development of a 3D bioprinted heart patch that could be used to…

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  Within the field of bioprinting, the potential benefits of using clay-based printing materials are becoming increasingly apparent. As a recent research project by a…

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3D bioprinting is, needless to say, great cause for excitement. Usually, most people’s minds go immediately to one idea: the idea that in the future,…

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It could be from years of pounding or climbing or just advancing age.   Sometimes the knees aren't what they used to be. "People can't really…

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Bioprinting of living human cells has gotten a boost with new work out of Sweden that’s generated cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3D bioprinter.…

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New research looks at how 3D printed skin can be made from a patients own cells and used as a skin graft or other medical…

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One of the biggest stories in medical 3D printing from the past few months came out of Northwestern University, where researchers 3D printed a working ovary and implanted…

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Prof. Wallace is a founder and Director of the Intelligent Polymer Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Executive Director at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science and an Australian…

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Printing human tissue and organs! Printing what? What sounds like a science-fiction idea isn’t anything like that. A Nasdaq-listed company is hitting the headlines with their…

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Swinburne research into how stem cells are ‘fed’ once inside the body could bring surgeons a step closer to regenerating damaged or missing tissue through…

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WuXi AppTec has identified smaller, nimble biotech and early stage companies as the single biggest factor behind the next generation of development approaches.   The…

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Regenerative medicine offers hope to millions of people worldwide and involves some of our most advanced biomedical science… and some apples. Here, Carlisle Baker-Jackson brings…

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Glaucoma is a common condition affecting approximately 60.5 million people around the globe. As an irregularity in fluid flowing around the eye it clouds the…

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Researchers in the Netherlands have now 3D-printed a more accurate blood-vessel model that effectively replicates the formation of a blood clot caused by stenosis defects,…

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Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according…

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A team of engineers and pediatric orthopedic surgeons are using 3-D printing to help train surgeons and shorten surgeries for the most common hip disorder…

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3D printing is revolutionizing facial reconstruction. Creating an exact replica of a patients face, surgeons are able to create replacement pieces that are an exact…

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Researchers are integrating 3D printing techniques and materials such as bioactive glasses to develop customized implants and scaffolds that easily dissolve in the body and…

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3D printed tissue is proving to be an effective means of testing new pharmaceuticals. Using 3D bioprinted tissue, scientists can create the kind of complex…

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South Korean scientists believe they have created a faster and less expensive way to use bioprinting print human skin. The researchers at Pohang University of…

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  The brain is amazingly complex, with around 86 billion nerve cells. The task to create bench-top brain tissue from which to learn how the…

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After over 15 years of research and development in academia and industry, several main applications of 3D bioprinting technology are ready to be realised. This…

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  The other week we challenged ourselves to fabricate perfusable networks within a broader hydrogel medium using the INKREDIBLE+. We aimed to make the procedure…

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NASA has been using 3D printing for decades now, and few organizations can top their experience or resourcefulness with the technology. NASA tends to make big…

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Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD is the Medical Futurist. As a geek physician with a PhD in genomics and Amazon Top 100 author, he envisions the…

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Imagine a world with fewer fatalities from heart disease—the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.   A world where the…

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Kentucky-based software company Advanced Solutions has developed what it calls the world's first 3D human tissue printer that operates on a six axis robot. Called…

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Why would you want to 3D print in water? New research into materials shows a novel technique with applications for 3D printing.   Materials scientist…

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Belgian researchers have evaluated the use of 3D bioprinting to create in vitro cancers cells that can properly represent the in vivo cell biology. With the view that the…

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In December, the University of Glasgow received £2.8 million from Find a Better Way, a charity set up to help survivors of landmine blasts. The funding was granted to the…

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Tissue engineering (TE) is continuously evolving assimilating inputs from adjacent scientific areas and their technological advances, including nanotechnology developments that have been spawning the range…

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Cancer research is being taken to new frontiers thanks to research coming out of BioServe Space Technologies, a NASA-affiliated research center at the University of…

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1. CT scans can function like a CAD design   Instead of trying to create an organ or tissue model from the ground up, researchers…

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