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3D Printing in Healthcare

November 12, 2014 @ 12:20 pm - 5:00 pm

A new report by Vision Gain forecasts the world market for 3D printing in the healthcare industrywill be worth $4043m by 2018.

3D printing technology has been used for automotive and aerospace engineering, construction, architecture, food and fashion.  In medicine, 3D technology has opened up new and exciting capabilities for customisation in a wide variety of applications and is being increasingly used for prosthetics, medical devices and human tissue.

This event brings together academics and healthcare professionals to share insights and expertise, while also taking a glimpse into what the future may hold for 3D printing in the health sector.

This is a free seminar organised by the NVI Network. Pre-registration is essential.


12.20pm:             Registration, networking and buffet lunch

12:50pm:             Welcome from Hugo Russell, Innovation Birmingham’s Project Manager for the Innovation Engine

1.00pm:              ‘Effective Design for 3D-Printed Surgical Devices in the UK: the PDR Experience’
                              Speakers: Sean Peel, Dr Dominic Eggbeer & Ffion O’Malley
                              Q&A session

1.50pm:               ‘3D-Bioprinting Calcium Phosphate Composites for Trabecular Orthopaedic System Reconstruction’
                                Speaker: Dr Dan Thomas, Swansea University
                                Q&A session

2.30pm                ‘Printing Planes, Cars, and Houses’
                               Speaker: Professor Moataz Attallah, University of Birmingham
                               Q&A session

3.00pm:              Event concludes.


November 12, 2014
12:20 pm - 5:00 pm
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