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3D Printing Progress
Apr 13, 2018
Shedding new light on laser additive manufacturing

Shedding new light on laser additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing allows us to create incredibly complex shapes, which would not be possible using traditional manufacturing techniques. However, objects created using AM have different properties from traditional manufacturing routes, which is sometimes a disadvantage.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 11, 2018
Individual 3D-printed bandages

Individual 3D-printed bandages

A bioengineering professor, along with the help of other engineering faculty and students, created a 3D printer that uses electrospinning technology to print bandages directly onto a patient's skin, making them fit the individual's physical form.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 10, 2018
Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Researchers have developed a smart ink that turns 3D-printed structures into objects that can change shape and color. The innovation promises to add even more functionality to 3D printing and could pave the way to a new generation of printed material.
Press Release
Brightlands Materials Center presents inspiring innovations

Brightlands Materials Center presents inspiring innovations

A team of Brightlands Materials Center will participate for the first time in the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 4, 2018
Scientists successfully print glass optics

Scientists successfully print glass optics

For the first time, researchers have successfully 3D-printed optical-quality glasses, on par with commercial glass products currently available on the market.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 3, 2018
Spotlight on TNO: Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS, Brightlands Materials

Spotlight on TNO: Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS, Brightlands Materials

Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS Center and Brightlands Materials Centre, three Joint Innovation Centers of TNO will demonstrate their latest developments in printed, moulded and flexible electronics at the IDTechEx Show! 2018 in Berlin.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 3, 2018
IDTechEx TVSoft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Soft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Even with many technological advances in recent years, it remains a challenging task to document marine life up close. But scientists believe they have a possible solution: using robots.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 2, 2018
Scientists print all-liquid 3-D structures

Scientists print all-liquid 3-D structures

Scientists have developed a way to print 3-D structures composed entirely of liquids. Using a modified 3-D printer, they injected threads of water into silicone oil — sculpting tubes made of one liquid within another liquid.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

The aim of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine is to create living biological tissue that can repair and replace damaged tissues in the body, something that cannot be achieved by medicine and medical procedures.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Plant-inspired material could help clean up oil spills

Plant-inspired material could help clean up oil spills

Using 3-D printing researchers have successfully mimicked a biological phenomenon in plant leaves called the "Salvinia effect."
3D Printing Progress
Mar 26, 2018
IDTechEx TVWhat to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

What to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

Connecting Emerging Technologies With Global Brands 11 - 12 April 2018 | Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
3D Printing Progress
Mar 26, 2018
3-D printing to create metallic glass alloys

3-D printing to create metallic glass alloys

Researchers have now demonstrated the ability to create amorphous metal, or metallic glass, alloys using three-dimensional printing technology, opening the door to a variety of applications - such as more efficient electric motors, better wear-resistant materials, higher strength materials, and lighter weight structures.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 23, 2018
New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

Scientists report that they have developed a powerful printer that could streamline the creation of self-assembling structures that can change shape after being exposed to heat and other stimuli. They say this unique technology could accelerate the use of 4-D printing in aerospace, medicine and other industries.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 22, 2018
Siemens invests in new 3D-printing facility in UK

Siemens invests in new 3D-printing facility in UK

Siemens is to make a €30 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for Materials Solutions Ltd., its Additive Manufacturing, or 3D-printing specialist.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 20, 2018
Printing the soft robots of the future

Printing the soft robots of the future

Three-dimensional printing offers unique advantages, but still faces many challenges, for fabricating small, flexible robots that can navigate through the human body and other confined spaces.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 21 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 11-12 April 2018. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
SPIE Photonics West 2018 Exhibition

SPIE Photonics West 2018 Exhibition

IDTechEx analysts attended SPIE Photonics West 2018, which took place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (USA) during the first week of February. SPIE Photonics West is the largest international event on photonic technologies with 20,000+ attendees.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 13, 2018
3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

Researchers have taken a key step toward the rapid manufacture of flexible computer screens and other stretchable electronic devices, including soft robots.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 13, 2018
Shedding new light on laser additive manufacturing

Shedding new light on laser additive manufacturing

Additive manufacturing allows us to create incredibly complex shapes, which would not be possible using traditional manufacturing techniques. However, objects created using AM have different properties from traditional manufacturing routes, which is sometimes a disadvantage.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 10, 2018
Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Smart ink adds new dimensions to 3-D printing

Researchers have developed a smart ink that turns 3D-printed structures into objects that can change shape and color. The innovation promises to add even more functionality to 3D printing and could pave the way to a new generation of printed material.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 4, 2018
Scientists successfully print glass optics

Scientists successfully print glass optics

For the first time, researchers have successfully 3D-printed optical-quality glasses, on par with commercial glass products currently available on the market.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 3, 2018
IDTechEx TVSoft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Soft robotic fish swims alongside real ones

Even with many technological advances in recent years, it remains a challenging task to document marine life up close. But scientists believe they have a possible solution: using robots.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Plant-inspired material could help clean up oil spills

Plant-inspired material could help clean up oil spills

Using 3-D printing researchers have successfully mimicked a biological phenomenon in plant leaves called the "Salvinia effect."
3D Printing Progress
Mar 26, 2018
3-D printing to create metallic glass alloys

3-D printing to create metallic glass alloys

Researchers have now demonstrated the ability to create amorphous metal, or metallic glass, alloys using three-dimensional printing technology, opening the door to a variety of applications - such as more efficient electric motors, better wear-resistant materials, higher strength materials, and lighter weight structures.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 22, 2018
Siemens invests in new 3D-printing facility in UK

Siemens invests in new 3D-printing facility in UK

Siemens is to make a €30 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for Materials Solutions Ltd., its Additive Manufacturing, or 3D-printing specialist.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 21 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 11-12 April 2018. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
SPIE Photonics West 2018 Exhibition

SPIE Photonics West 2018 Exhibition

IDTechEx analysts attended SPIE Photonics West 2018, which took place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (USA) during the first week of February. SPIE Photonics West is the largest international event on photonic technologies with 20,000+ attendees.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 11, 2018
Individual 3D-printed bandages

Individual 3D-printed bandages

A bioengineering professor, along with the help of other engineering faculty and students, created a 3D printer that uses electrospinning technology to print bandages directly onto a patient's skin, making them fit the individual's physical form.
Press Release
Brightlands Materials Center presents inspiring innovations

Brightlands Materials Center presents inspiring innovations

A team of Brightlands Materials Center will participate for the first time in the IDTechEx Show! in Berlin.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 3, 2018
Spotlight on TNO: Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS, Brightlands Materials

Spotlight on TNO: Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS, Brightlands Materials

Holst Centre, AMSYSTEMS Center and Brightlands Materials Centre, three Joint Innovation Centers of TNO will demonstrate their latest developments in printed, moulded and flexible electronics at the IDTechEx Show! 2018 in Berlin.
3D Printing Progress
Apr 2, 2018
Scientists print all-liquid 3-D structures

Scientists print all-liquid 3-D structures

Scientists have developed a way to print 3-D structures composed entirely of liquids. Using a modified 3-D printer, they injected threads of water into silicone oil — sculpting tubes made of one liquid within another liquid.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 28, 2018
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

The aim of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine is to create living biological tissue that can repair and replace damaged tissues in the body, something that cannot be achieved by medicine and medical procedures.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 26, 2018
IDTechEx TVWhat to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

What to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

Connecting Emerging Technologies With Global Brands 11 - 12 April 2018 | Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
3D Printing Progress
Mar 23, 2018
New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

New 4-D printer could reshape the world we live in

Scientists report that they have developed a powerful printer that could streamline the creation of self-assembling structures that can change shape after being exposed to heat and other stimuli. They say this unique technology could accelerate the use of 4-D printing in aerospace, medicine and other industries.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 20, 2018
Printing the soft robots of the future

Printing the soft robots of the future

Three-dimensional printing offers unique advantages, but still faces many challenges, for fabricating small, flexible robots that can navigate through the human body and other confined spaces.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 16, 2018
3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

3D printing helps develop world-first hearing aid

A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed.
3D Printing Progress
Mar 13, 2018
3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

3D-printable alloy shows promise for flexible electronics, robotics

Researchers have taken a key step toward the rapid manufacture of flexible computer screens and other stretchable electronic devices, including soft robots.