Recognizing that additive manufacturing is an emerging technology, the agency is providing an outline of its current thinking about the technical aspects of AM processes.
Held in November, the COMPAMED and MEDICA trade fair will showcase futuristic as well as tried-and-true medical technologies.
The precision of 3-D printing more accurately addresses the dynamic nature of the human anatomy.
With the largest patient population in the world, the region has high growth potential over the next few years.
Weighing the advantages of high definition features of micromolding with simpler 3-D printed designs.
Leveraging 3-D printing and injection molding, one team is developing a novel vaginal stent and dilator for a population that truly needs customized technology.
The rise in chronic disease and the effort to reduce healthcare costs presents a large opportunity for the field of regenerative medicine.
While the terms rapid prototyping, additive manufacturing, and 3-D printing are used interchangeably these days, biofabrication is setting itself apart.
Now more than ever, the time and cost involved in manufacturing components are critical factors.
This technology is poised to deliver cost benefits and advance innovation in manufacturing, and companies will have to focus on replacing old protocols relying on extensive up-front testing and validation of traditional production tools, and understand steps needed to satisfy their quality requirements in the future, describes a new McKinsey report.