Tissue engineering

Microprinting machines manufacturer Microlight3D has launched a new printer for producing micro-parts, which can be suited to cell culture and tissue engineering. Read more

North America

A research project was recently launched at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences that focuses on the 3D printing of tissue models, aims to produce organ models with realistic material properties. Read more


Future proofing: Anna Wynn, business development manager, Instron TERM, provides an insight into the future of healthcare and tissue engineered medical devices Read more


Astar Tissue

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An "organised" and innovative approach to 3D tissue engineering whereby cells are organised in hydrogel fibres has brought researchers in Singapore a step closer to viable organ implants. Read more


The growth of human tissue outside the body is a mainstream area of scientific research. Polymers play a crucial role as materials for cell scaffolds which can be impregnated with stem cells during manufacture. 3D printing is used extensively. Read more


Elecrtospun nanofibres are being used as scaffolds to synthetically grow tissue from stem cells for future implantation into the body. UK networking group and public funding vehicle NanoKTN has helped a UK company lead the way in this field. Read more