BASF and CTI Biotech develop functional skin gland models with 3D bioprinting

BASF Care Creations, a department of chemical company BASF, has demonstrated the findings from joint research with CTI Biotech into 3D tissue models of human sebaceous glands. These results, announced at the NYSCC Cosmetic Congress, demonstrate the successful ex-vivo (outside the human body) produ...

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018

BASF signs 3D bioprinting cosmetics deal with Poeitis

Since 2015, French biotechnology company Poeitis has been co-developing its 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to fabricate skin models. Now BASF, the largest chemicals producer in the world, will be helping Poeitis develop the technology for new services in the cosmetics industry. An end to a...

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Posted on Oct 26, 2017

4D bioprinting makes the smallest sythetic blood vessels to date

Studying the behaviour of a single layer of cells, scientists realized that the two-dimensional approach was not enough. To this, they added a third dimension and 3D printed scaffolds for cells to proliferate in a way more faithful to the human body. Now, in an effort to match the minute scale of hu...

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Posted on Oct 19, 2017

ISCO 3D bioprinting technology focuses on liver restoration

The International Stem Cell Corporation (ISCO) (OTCQB:ISCO), a clinical stage biotechnology company based in California, has announced the development of a new 3D bioprinter that produces liver tissue. The technology is suited to the liver progenitor cell (LPC) line, adding to ISCO’s existing ...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2017

Investment in 3D bioprinting and tech demo centers advances

Investment in the 3D printing industry is picking up again after the summer break. In this round-up of recent additive manufacturing business and investment news we look at fund raising plans for several 3D bioprinting ventures, investment in high-tech centers across the world and increasing collabo...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2017