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3DCompare.com on-demand manufacturing platform investment round

3DCompare.com on-demand manufacturing platform investment round

3D Printing Progress
Jun 26, 2019
Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support bones and other rigid parts of the body, and are often printed from solid, relatively inflexible material.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 24, 2019
3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

The Mink printer is the world's first 3D makeup printer enabling users to bring their beauty content to life, instantly transforming images into wearable makeup.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 20, 2019
3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding

3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding

Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded onto biodegradable supportive structures that provide the underlying architecture of the organ or tissue desired.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 18, 2019
An entirely 3D printed rocket

An entirely 3D printed rocket

Relativity is on a mission to create an entirely reimagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly and build them in space.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 17, 2019
New record: 3D-printed optical-electronic integration

New record: 3D-printed optical-electronic integration

Optoelectronic integration offers a promising strategy to simultaneously obtain the merits of electrons and photons when they serve as information carriers, including high-density communication and high-speed information processing, paving the way for the next-generation integrated circuits. (
3D Printing Progress
Jun 14, 2019
Michelin and GE 3D print airless tires

Michelin and GE 3D print airless tires

Michelin and General Motors present a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 13, 2019
Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

There's nothing quite like the comforting squeeze of your partner's hand. But a robot's hand? That's perhaps a bit different.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 11, 2019
International Space Station to test 3D printed materials

International Space Station to test 3D printed materials

This project will provide a systematic analysis of 3D printed materials for radio frequency space systems, especially for Nano-satellites.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 10, 2019
A 3-D printer powered by machine vision and artificial intelligence

A 3-D printer powered by machine vision and artificial intelligence

Objects made with 3-D printing can be lighter, stronger, and more complex than those produced through traditional manufacturing methods. But several technical challenges must be overcome before 3-D printing transforms the production of most devices.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 7, 2019
Self-Healing material has limitless applications

Self-Healing material has limitless applications

An exciting, newly-developed material has been developed using advanced, laser-assisted stereolithography additive manufacturing techniques.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 6, 2019
Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

Orion focuses on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 5, 2019
Ready, jet... print!

Ready, jet... print!

Inkjet printing is expected to fast track the commercialization of organic solar cells. Researchers have exploited this technique to generate high-efficiency solar cells at large scales.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 4, 2019
3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

The existing artificial cornea uses recombinant collagen or is made of chemical substances such as synthetic polymer. Therefore, it does not incorporate well with the eye or is not transparent after the cornea implant.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 3, 2019
Bringing 3D-printing to the moon

Bringing 3D-printing to the moon

International space agencies and companies are not only planning to further explore, but to colonize space. The moon is of great importance as a research station and starting point for further expeditions. However, the cost of flights and transports to the moon are enormous - a kilogram of loading capacity costs approximately 700,000 Euros. Therefore, infrastructure, components and devices, etc., would at best be manufactured directly on the Earth's satellite.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 26, 2019
Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support bones and other rigid parts of the body, and are often printed from solid, relatively inflexible material.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 20, 2019
3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding

3D printed tissues and organs without the scaffolding

Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years. Many of them have used a scaffolding approach where cells are seeded onto biodegradable supportive structures that provide the underlying architecture of the organ or tissue desired.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 17, 2019
New record: 3D-printed optical-electronic integration

New record: 3D-printed optical-electronic integration

Optoelectronic integration offers a promising strategy to simultaneously obtain the merits of electrons and photons when they serve as information carriers, including high-density communication and high-speed information processing, paving the way for the next-generation integrated circuits. (
3D Printing Progress
Jun 13, 2019
Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

Robot fingers hold promise for assistive living, prosthetics

There's nothing quite like the comforting squeeze of your partner's hand. But a robot's hand? That's perhaps a bit different.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 10, 2019
A 3-D printer powered by machine vision and artificial intelligence

A 3-D printer powered by machine vision and artificial intelligence

Objects made with 3-D printing can be lighter, stronger, and more complex than those produced through traditional manufacturing methods. But several technical challenges must be overcome before 3-D printing transforms the production of most devices.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 6, 2019
Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

Industrial additive manufacturing with aerospace-grade materials

Orion focuses on scientific research and development of Additive Manufacturing technologies for solving the complex problems of today and building innovative solutions of tomorrow.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 4, 2019
3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

3D printed artificial corneas similar to human ones

The existing artificial cornea uses recombinant collagen or is made of chemical substances such as synthetic polymer. Therefore, it does not incorporate well with the eye or is not transparent after the cornea implant.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 24, 2019
3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

3-D makeup printer: Stream your makeup on-demand

The Mink printer is the world's first 3D makeup printer enabling users to bring their beauty content to life, instantly transforming images into wearable makeup.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 18, 2019
An entirely 3D printed rocket

An entirely 3D printed rocket

Relativity is on a mission to create an entirely reimagined process to iterate and scale rockets quickly and build them in space.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 14, 2019
Michelin and GE 3D print airless tires

Michelin and GE 3D print airless tires

Michelin and General Motors present a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 11, 2019
International Space Station to test 3D printed materials

International Space Station to test 3D printed materials

This project will provide a systematic analysis of 3D printed materials for radio frequency space systems, especially for Nano-satellites.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 7, 2019
Self-Healing material has limitless applications

Self-Healing material has limitless applications

An exciting, newly-developed material has been developed using advanced, laser-assisted stereolithography additive manufacturing techniques.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 5, 2019
Ready, jet... print!

Ready, jet... print!

Inkjet printing is expected to fast track the commercialization of organic solar cells. Researchers have exploited this technique to generate high-efficiency solar cells at large scales.
3D Printing Progress
Jun 3, 2019
Bringing 3D-printing to the moon

Bringing 3D-printing to the moon

International space agencies and companies are not only planning to further explore, but to colonize space. The moon is of great importance as a research station and starting point for further expeditions. However, the cost of flights and transports to the moon are enormous - a kilogram of loading capacity costs approximately 700,000 Euros. Therefore, infrastructure, components and devices, etc., would at best be manufactured directly on the Earth's satellite.
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