3D Bio-printing

All the way from regenerative research to commercialisation

We speak to the director of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine – a research organisation with a clear focus on commercialisation. Just on...

Researchers 3D bio-print a working heart pump with real human cells

Team at the University of Minnesota 3D bio-print a functioning heart pump in the lab. Scientists at the University of Minnesota have made a breakthrough...

The inside track on 3D-bioprinting

Is it better to be on the outside looking in, or on the inside? One research team certainly thinks the latter. In Westworld, Sir Anthony...

New 3D bio-ink start-up targets neural tissue

Axolotl Biosciences introduces ThinkInk for stable, reproducible stem cell-derived neural tissues. Back in February, we spoke to the founder of Canadian 3D bioprinting start-up Aspect...

Bioengineering breakthrough for patching broken hearts

Bioengineering team from Trinity College in Dublin develops a prototype patch that does the same job as crucial aspects of heart tissue. One in six men...

“Human-on-a-Chip” OOC to revolutionise preclinical

New system of linked mini-organs heralds a new era of comprehensive drug testing that is faster and more efficient than anything seen before. OOC...

Aspect Biosystems talks regeneration

Finding out what’s behind the $20m bioprinting start-up. Vancouver-based Aspect Biosystems recently closed a $20 million funding round, making it one of the world’s most...

Aspect Biosystems raises $20m for human bioprinting

Further boost for 3D bio-printing sector as Aspect Biosystems announces a multimillion funding round for advanced therapies. Biotechnology company and pioneer in the 3D printing...

Mini livers can be printed within 90 days

A new study suggests mini livers can be successfully printed in the laboratory within 90 days. This could have profound implications for transplant patients...

Supporting research and organ growth. Literally

Manchester BIOGEL to start providing kits for tissue growth as the company scales-up in 2020. Another of the interesting companies we encountered at the 3D...

Final frontier – 3D bioprinting in space

A strategic partnership between CELLINK and Made in Space promises advances for drug screening and cancer treatments. CELLINK, a Swedish bioprinter manufacturer, has announced a...

University of Minho to spin out bioprinting start-up

Research developments create a company focused on meniscus regeneration; seed funding planned for early 2020. One of the leading speakers at the recent 3D Bioprinting...

Interview: 3D bioprinting realties and timescales

After a unique 3D bioprinting research symposium in London we chat with UCL's expert: Dr Deepak Kalaskar  There's something about being at conferences with early-stage...

Exclusive: Interview with US presidential candidate

Zoltan Istvan to challenge Trump in 2020; solving Longevity is at the top of his agenda. Last week, the transhumanist activist Zoltan Istvan announced his...

Hydrogels set sights on biomedical applications

A new hydrogel that is responsive to light is set to push boundaries in the 3D bioprinting market. Organs age and fail and being able...

3D bioprinting breakthrough in vascular systems

Researchers develop breakthrough in 3D bioprinting blood networks with functioning skin. The field of 3D bioprinting has shown great advancements toward the production of artificial organs...

Breakthrough in 3D printing vascular channels

Harvard researchers develop new 3D printing technique for vascularisation. Taylor Swift once sung about "A Perfectly Good Heart" - well, now a team from Harvard...

Has bioprinting hit a jam?

A first-mover in lab-printed tissues has halted its lead-program and cut back on staff. What does this mean for the bioprinting market? Last Wednesday, the 3D-bioprinting...

Major breakthrough in bio-printing organs

Carnegie Mellon develops ground-breaking technique to fast track bio-printing human organs. 3D bio-printing organs has become a more popular topic in the last few years...

One small step for 3D-bioprinting, one giant leap for Longevity

European Space Agency advances tissue replacement by using 3D-bioprinting in space. Organs and tissue become diseased, aged or dysfunctional and replacements are needed for extension...

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Big Brother approach to accelerate preclinical studies

Tracked.bio develops AI computer vision system that tracks flies and mice to reduce man-hours and increase data collected in Longevity studies. A Danish start-up aims...

Deliver us from aging – the Quicksilver method

Bigger certainly doesn't mean better when it comes to Quicksilver's nutraceutical delivery methods. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an upturn in the supplements industry; from...

Astellas to acquire iota Biosciences

Following an R&D collaboration that began last year, Japanese pharma Astellas has announced it will acquire bioelectronics firm iota in $304m deal. Last year's R&D...

OneSkin launches topical senetherapeutic skin treatment

Extending skinspan with non-invasive senetherapeutic proprietary peptide. OneSkin is a Longevity company on a mission to transform the way we think about skin. Today the...