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Healthcare Grant from Protolabs Leads to Innovative Feeding Tube Inventions
MedStar Health device improves neonatal intensive care unit feeding while Cleveland Clinic Innovations' feeding tube enhances quality of life for patients.
Stratasys Introduces Digital Anatomy 3D Printer
New 3D printer designed to bring realistic simulation and realism to functional anatomical models.
Auburn University Deploys $1.5 Million Digital X-Ray CT System for Additive Manufacturing Purposes
Customized system enables layer-by-layer quality assessment in real time.
Dassault Systèmes and the FDA Extend Collaboration to Inform Cardiovascular Device Review Process
An in silico clinical trial is underway with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to evaluate the Living Heart simulated 3D heart for transforming how new devices can be tested.
Zortrax Introduces Specialized Biocompatible Resins for End-Use Models in Dentistry
The newly announced resins are Raydent Crown & Bridge, which is used for printing temporary crowns and bridges, and Raydent Surgical Guide for 3D printing surgical guides.
Championship-Level Disabled Athletes Tap into 3D Printing’s Potential
3D printers were beneficial in designing an ergonomic hand bike handle for Florian Jouanny, the first European tetraplegic athlete who completed the Ironman Triathlon.
Humanetics Innovative Solutions Partners With SATT Conectus Alsace
Partnership built around distributing Strasbourg University Finite Element Head Model - Head Injury Prediction Tool, developed by the University of Strasbourg.
Optomec’s LENS Hybrid System Put to Work for Medical Applications
Optomec Lens innovation said to potentially cut the need for second surgeries reducing risks, costs and patient suffering.
Hexagon Acquires SPRING Technologies
SPRING Technologies will be fully consolidated following regulatory approval.
Students Walk the Innovation Talk
Rini Paiva is the vice president, Recognition and Selection, for the National Inventors Hall of Fame. We spoke to him to learn more about the Collegiate Inventors Competition.
Additive Manufacturing Users Group Awards DINOs
The DINO awards were presented at the 30th annual AMUG conference held in St. Louis, MO.
Industry Focus: Designing for Medical/Life Sciences
You’ll see some great examples of the how engineering and medical professionals are coming together to solve real problems with technology in the articles collected for this special digital issue. We hope they inspire you to expand your horizons.
Improving Patient Outcomes with Smart Implants
In the 16th century, broken bones were physically manipulated back to the correct orientation by a bone setter. Failing that, the local blacksmith would step in. Advances in medical treatments mean we no longer need to worry about a blacksmith...
Study Uses 3D Printing in Aim to Further Treatment of Specific Cancers
Patient-specific and highly personalized 3D models are being studied for ability to enable surgeons to better conduct presurgical planning and intraoperative collaboration.
Proximal Flow Sensors Now Available for Neonatal Applications
The new flow sensor is available as both a single-use solution (SFM3400-D) and a reusable solution (SFM3400-AW).



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Healthcare Grant from Protolabs Leads to Innovative Feeding Tube Inventions
MedStar Health device improves neonatal intensive care unit feeding while Cleveland Clinic Innovations' feeding tube enhances quality of life for...

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