3D Bio-printing

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...

3D-printed vascular system breakthrough

The next step is bio-printing vascular systems to integrate artificial organs. 3D bio-printing is the newest trend which aims to fill the lack of available...

Breakthrough in bio-printing gives tissue engineers a breath of fresh air

Collaboration between Rice University and the University of Washington has created a revolutionary open-source technique for printing organs. So, you want to bio-print yourself a...

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