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NIH solicits next-generation retina organoids in prize competition

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.…

TISSUE 3D PRINTING EXPEDITED WITH FINER IN-AIR MICROFLUIDICS AT TWENTE

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…

CELLINK launches the CELLINK X Bioink Series

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…

Engineering the future of medicine

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

CELLINK opens office at Kyoto University in Japan

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

FDA Framework Seeks to Outline the Future of 3D Printing in Healthcare

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

CELLINK CTO/Co-Founder Hector Martinez to speak at TED x

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…

Penn State Researchers Use CELLINK 3DBioprinting Technology to Improve Strength and Cell Adhesion of PDMS

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…

CELLINK CEO/co-founder makes Forbes 30 under 30 List!

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…

Printing Human Body Parts: Bio-Ink Drops Showing Promise for Regenerative Medicine

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…

Characterisation of hyaluronic acid methylcellulose hydrogels for 3D bioprinting-

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…

CELLINK establishes R&D lab in AstraZeneca’s BioVentureHub

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…

Scaffold-free 3D bioprinted tracheas successfully transplanted into rats

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…

Emerging Technologies To Invest In – Top 10 WTVox

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…

CELLINK Founders Featured in The Local

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…

Does the future of organ transplant lie in bioprinting?

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…

CELLINK Featured in Business Insider: Sweden’s hottest biotech startup is now 3D printing tumors to help cure cancer

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;…

Mechanical behaviour of alginate-gelatin hydrogels for 3D bioprinting.

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…

UCSF Uses 3D Cell Patterning Technology to Fold Living Tissue Into Complex Shapes

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…

This Process Builds Organs One Drop at a Time

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…

New molecular 3D printing tech capable of recreating complex chemical environments of the human body

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…

3D-Printed Hearts Could Be Used In Cardiac Surgeries In The Future

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…

CELLINK Featured in Alliance of Advanced Biomedical Engineering

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…

3-D printed microfibers could provide structure for artificially grown body parts

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.  …

Electric Eel Inspires 3D Bioprinting Research That Could Lead to Soft, Biocompatible Power Sources

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…

Pioneering pancreatic cell 3D printer developed

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…

Future of orthopaedic surgery is 3-D bio-printing

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…

Open Source Biolab Uses 3D Bioprinting Platform to Fabricate Complex Earlobe Vasculature

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…

Princeton researchers’ spaghetti-like hydrogel could make 3D bioprinted wound treatments

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…

‘Living ink’ points the way to 3D-printed human organs

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,…

4D printed hydrogel leaf brings University of Alberta researchers one step closer to bioprinting organs

  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…

Research at CELLINK: Bioprinting of Cartilage and Skin Tissue Analogs Utilizing a Novel Passive Mixing Unit Technique for Bioink Precellularization

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…

Case study: The prosthetic hand part 2

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…

3D-Printed Human Skin Models Will Help End Animal Testing

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,…

World-first facility will expedite development of 3d bioprinting

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.…

Long life or good health? Scientists are working on both

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

Organovo & Viscient Biosciences Collaborate for 3D Bioprinting in Liver Disease Research

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…

CELLINK Featured on Boston’s NPR Station WBUR

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…

3D-bioprinted ears could be ‘five years away’

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…

Artificial Skin Feels Temperature Changes Helping Amputees And Health Professionals

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…

Emerging Trends in the Cosmetic Industry: 3D Bioprinting

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…

3-D printed corneas: Could they be the answer to the donor cornea shortage?

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…

KYUSHU UNIVERSITY DEMONSTRATES 3D BIOPRINTED LIVER BUD IMPLANT

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.…

BASF & Poietis renew partnership to develop 3D bioprinted skin models for cosmetics testing

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

Wake Forest’s 3D bioprinted ‘body on a chip’ shows how breakthrough cancer drugs affect our organs

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…

3D bioprinted living retina project awarded $90K by National Eye Institute

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…

Australian Researchers Use 3D Bioprinting Pen In Orthopaedic Surgery

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…

3D Bioprinting in Pediatrics

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…

Introducing the BIO X

3D Bioprinting of Living Tissues

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.…

3D Bioprinting Equipment Market estimated to grow at a +25% CAGR during forecast period 2017-2021

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…

3D printers: A revolutionary frontier for medicine

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

Canadian researcher’s 3D bioprinted stem cell patch could ‘revolutionize’ heart disease treatment

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

Clay-based ‘Laponite’ bioink suitable for 3D bioprinting scaffolds with optimal drug delivery

  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…

Why Drug Testing May Be the Most Important Application of 3D Bioprinting

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,…

Our friends at PSU are doing some pretty amazing things with Bioprinting!

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…

Living Human Cartilage Generated Through Bioprinting of Stem Cells with CELLINK tech

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.…

UTEP THESIS INVESTIGATES MISSING PIGMENT IN 3D PRINTED SKIN

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…

3D Printing Accident Leads to ‘Tissue Paper’ with Healing Properties

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…

The Future of 3D Bioprinting by CELLINK Collaborator Dr. Gordon Wallace

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…

Bioink and 3D Bioprinting: Using CELLINK technology

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…

CELLINK Collaborators at Swinburne use tech for critical breakthrough in 3D bioprinting

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…

Biotech Sector to Drive Advancements in Cancer Treatments

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

Regenerative Medicine – The Ultimate Growth Industry

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…

Researchers Bioprint Model Layer of the Eye Associated with Blindness

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…

3D-Printed Blood Vessels Reproduce Patient Clots

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,…

In Breakthrough, Scientists Edit a Dangerous Mutation From Genes in Human Embryos

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…

Engineers Harness the Power of 3-D Printing to Train Surgeons And Shorten Surgery Times

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…

3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Plastic Surgery

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…

Tissue Regeneration Using 3D-Printed Bioactive Glass Scaffolds

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…

3D Printed Tissue Is Proving to Be an Effective Means of Testing New Pharmaceuticals

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…

Skin-Deep Bioprinting Innovation

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…

Brain Teaser: 3D Printed “Tissue” to Help Combat Disease

  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…

Webinar Thursday 27 July – Introduction to 3D Bioprinting

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…

Freshly Printed 3: Prototyping Networks and Conduits

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

Bioprinting in Space with NASA

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…

Transforming Healthcare Through Technology

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…

Engineers Work to Make 3D Printed Human Heart a Reality

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…

This robot is learning how to print a human organ

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…

3D Printing in Water for Medical Use and Faster 3D Prints

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

Researchers Evaluate the Value of 3D Bioprinting to Create in Vitro Cancer Cells

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…

A Dog Tests Out 3D Printed Bone Treatment for Landmine Survivors and a Bioprinter Operates on a Six-Axis Robot

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…

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: New Trends and Directions—A Year in Review

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…

Bioprinting 3D Cell Structures in Space Could Advance Cancer Research

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…

3D ‘Bioprinting’: 10 Things You Should Know About How It Works

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

Skin Regeneration — From Science Fiction to Science Fact

Doctors are faced with limited choices when it comes to damaged or burned skin. People with severe burns face years of skin grafts and rehabilitation…

Researchers from Oregon Use 3D Bioprinting to Create Blood Vessels for Alternative Root Canal Treatment

Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have developed a process involving bioprinting that can engineer blood vessels in extracted teeth.   The findings are…

CELLINK at ISSCR in Boston June 14-17

Come check us out at booth 106 to learn more 3D Bioprinting!

How 3D Printing Is Allowing Some Unexpected Industries to Get Innovative

In recent years, 3D printing in the medical field has made the leap from science fiction to science fact. 3D printers are being used to…

POSTECH Research Team Publishes Paper on Single-Step Process for 3D Bioprinting Synthetic Skin

I remember teachers asking the question, “What is the largest human organ?” in class many years ago, and most kids shouted out incorrect guesses, like…

3D Printing: Innovation in Healthcare

Medical 3D printing, otherwise known as bioprinting, was once an ambitious pipe dream. However, time and investment eventually made it a reality. Now, 3D printers…

3D Bioprinting in Space- Curing Cancer?

WHAT IS BIOPRINTING?   Bioprinting is an Earth-based technique of using magnetic forces to handle cell cultures. Researchers add gold atoms to cell cultures, and…

A New Era for 3D Bioprinting Breakthroughs

Imagine having the ability to engineer organs and tissue on demand, reducing the years long wait time many patients must go through to receive a…

CELLINK technology featured at 2017 Stem Cell Symposium

Check out this great video from the 2017 Stem Cell Symposium in Jacksonville Florida. You can see some awesome footage of our printer in action and…

Come meet us at ISSCR booth 106 next week!

Are you going to ISSCR? Don't be shy come say hello! We will be at booth 106 and ready to talk bioprinting all day. We…

Is 3D Bioprinting the Future of Reconstructive Surgery?

The unique characteristic of 3D bioprinting is the cellular ink that is used, from which precisely shaped grafts can be produced. This technique differs from…

Biotech Buzz with Dr. Dennis Douroumis from Univeristy of Greenwich

https://soundcloud.com/cellink/episode-23-interview-with-dr-dennis-douroumis-from-university-of-greenwich

3-D Printed Ovary Allows Infertile Mouse to Mate and Give Birth

The 3-D printed bioprosthetic ovary, as it's termed, is "the holy grail of bioengineering for regenerative medicine," said Teresa K. Woodruff, a reproductive scientist and…

Magentic Bioprinting Experiment – In Orbit

A report in Izvestia describes an unusual bioprinting experiment that is in the early development stages. It’s to be based on a scientific paper entitled,…

Biotech Buzz with Tao Jiang from McGill: Cancer and 3D Bioprinting

https://soundcloud.com/cellink/episode-22-interview-with-tao-jaing-from-mcgill-university-bioprinting-cancer-models