Additive Industries state finalists of Design Challenge

Additive Industries have announced the 6 finalists of Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2018 in two categories: professional and student designer.

IIT Researchers fabricate a microfluidic device for blood-brain barrier

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia fabricated an artificial device reproducing a 1:1 scale model of the blood-brain barrier (BBB). The device, which is a combination of artificial and biological components, will be fundamental for studying new therapeutic strategies to overcome blood-brain barrier and treat brain diseases, such as tumors.

BIOLIFE4D launches Regulation A+ for organ replacement

BIOLIFE4D, a biotech pioneer leveraging advances in tissue engineering to 3D print human organs viable for transplant, has announced that it has launched a Regulation A+ (Mini-IPO) following the validation of its Form 1-A offering circular by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

America Makes & RCBI unveil the apprenticeship program

America Makes proudly announces its collaboration with the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) to host a free, one-day public forum on March 6, 2018, on the Apprenticeship Works Program to promote the expansion of advanced manufacturing apprenticeships and unveil the first-ever, industry-vetted Additive Manufacturing (AM)/3D Printing Technician Registered Apprenticeship framewor


The bright future of additive manufacturing

The bright future of additive manufacturing

Ricoh debuted at drupa back in 2008 and returned in 2012. For us, the 2016 event was the most impressive as we examined how print is evolving in its broadest and most innovative forms. Of course, additive manufacturing is no small part of this!

Additive manufacturing as a new industrial standard?

The 4th annual expert conference 'Forum on 3D-Printing and Law' will take place on 13 March 2018. DWF Germany Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH invites you to this forum which continues to build upon the momentum gathered in this area to date.

Learn about 3D printing plastics at interplastica in Russia

At the beginning of 2017, the first 3D fab+print Russia at interplastica was organised and it was clear there was much interest amongst visitors to inform themselves on the possibilities of 3D printing plastics and polymers. This year interplastica, the international specialized exhibition for plastics and rubber processing, will take place on 23–26 January.
3D printing at drupa

3D printing at drupa

I would like to look back at one of the first ‘event-in-events’ that 3D fab+print organised last year: the touchpoint at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany. drupa is an 11-day (!) trade show that attracts visitors from all around the globe and has target groups from a wide variety of industries.


An exciting growth area

Adam Page from Smithers Pira talks briefly about the exciting growth area.

Touchpoint 3D fab+print magic at drupa 2016

Now that drupa 2016 is behind us (May 31st – June 10th , Düsseldorf, Germany), we can look back on this year’s event as being quite exceptional on a large number of fronts, and particularly with regard to the role of the 3D fab+print touchpoint there.