3D printed organ models are getting way better: Here’s how

University of Minnesota researchers are taking 3D printed organ models to the next level: They look and feel like the real thing, and integrated sensors help surgeons train. There’s even the potential that such artificial models may someday become the real deal – “bionic organs” used to replace damaged biological organs. The Minnesota researchers published

Stratasys introduces rubber-like, engineering-grade 3D printing materials

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS), a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, announced new material compatibility for its flagship J750 full color, multi-material 3D printing system, delivering additional functionality and versatility for rapid prototyping and tooling applications. Stratasys PolyJet Agilus30 rubber-like material and Digital ABS Plus engineering-grade material can now be used with the Stratasys J750. […]

Webinar: 3D printing at Medtronic – Sept. 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 2:00pm EDT / 11:00am PDT     Learn how 3D printing empowers medical device manufacturer Medtronic to bring products to clinical use faster, develop better therapies and personalize patient care. With functionally accurate, 3D printed prototypes, Medtronic can complete more design revisions in less time, empower physician feedback through an improved

Stratasys shares steady on Q2 beat

Shares in Stratasys have fallen slightly today, even as the 3D printing and additive manufacturing company met expectations on Wall Street with its second quarter earnings results. The Eden Prairie, Minn.–based company posted losses of $6.2 million, or 11¢ per share, on sales of $170 million for the 3 months ended June 30, seeing losses

Stratasys honors scholarship winners for 2017 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

Stratasys, the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, unveiled winning entries for the 2017 Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. Judging submissions from more than 900 student inventors, engineers, artists and entrepreneurs, this year’s contest was co-hosted by GrabCAD and fully supported in the GrabCAD Community – the world’s largest online collaborative environment for designers, engineers

Stratasys 3D printing is speeding up vision diagnostic systems prototyping

Stratasys – the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company – today announced that Italy-based surgical eye equipment maker Nidek Technologies is using a Stratasys Objet500 Connex3 multi-material color 3D printer to accelerate clinical trial evaluations of its ophthalmological devices (vision diagnostic systems). The R&D division has reported a 75% reduction in prototyping costs, while cutting

3D printing is stransforming maxillofacial surgeries: Here’s how

Customized, 3D models for pre-surgical preparations are transforming maxillofacial surgical procedures in the U.K. – thanks to Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing. Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, U.K. is using Stratasys’ Objet Eden350V 3D Printer and has reported having an up to 93% reduction in surgical planning time that comes with standard anatomical models. They have

Stratasys unveils multi-cell additive manufacturing platform

Stratasys has launched its Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator multi-cell additive manufacturing platform for low-volume, continuous production. The Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator is a modular unit that has multiple 3D print cells working together through a central, cloud-based architecture. The platform is designed to create parts in a continuous manner with very little minor operator intervention.

Ambionics creates 3D printed prosthetic arm for infants

Using Stratasys’ PolyJet 3D printing technology, prosthetic solutions company Ambionics was able to create a fully-functional 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic arm for an infant. The prosthetic was designed for Ambionics’ founder Ben Ryan’s 2-year-old son, enabling a more natural acceptance of prosthetics for children. So far, the 3D-printed hydraulic prosthetic has delivered 76% cost savings

Stratasys revenue down 3% in Q1

3D printing and additive manufacturing company Stratasys said today that its first-quarter revenue was down 3% year-over-year, to $163.2 million – even as consumable revenue increased 7%. Losses narrowed to $13.9 million, or 26 cents per share, from a loss of $23.1 million, or 44 cents per share a year before. Stratasys officials, however, think results

Stratasys and Desktop Metal partner to speed up metal additive manufacturing

Stratasys and Desktop Metal announced that the 2 companies will be extending their strategic partnership to help speed up the accessibility and use of metal additive manufacturing. The new partnership includes distribution efforts and outlines other go-to-market activities for the future. As a polymer 3D printing company, Stratasys’s collaboration with Desktop Metal’s metal 3D printing is

Stratasys advancing foot orthotics with large-scale 3D printing

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing is collaborating with medical equipment supplier and Podfo orthotics creator Peacocks Medical Group to increase large scale production of 3D printed custom orthotics. Other foot orthotics manufacturing has long lead times and is not cost-effective when producing advanced design elements. Peacocks Medical Group’s Podfo line is designed using additive manufacturing and avoids

Stratasys is creating a 3-D printing network in V.A. hospitals: Here’s how

The 3D printing and additive manufacturing company Stratasys has announced that it is collaborating with the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs to release one of the first 3D printing hospital networks in the U.S. The Dept. of Veterans Affairs Center for Innovation (VACI) hopes that this collaboration will have a positive effect on patient care

Stratasys launches 3D printed heart model study

Stratasys (NSDQ:SSYS) said today it began enrollment for patients in its 3DHeart study, which aims to explore the use of patient-specific 3D printed models in pre-operative planning for pediatric heart surgery. The 3DHeart study will focus on pediatric congenital heart patients requiring complex two-ventricle repairs, with a primary endpoint of cardiopulmonary bypass time with secondary

Webinar: 3D Printing in Clinical Simulation for Improved Education and Training

This webinar was originally broadcast on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Click here to watch on demand now. The Jacobs Institute is leading in vascular health thanks to its clinical expertise and advanced training techniques. By training with Stratasys 3D printed models that mimic patient anatomy, an ideal hands-on training environment is created for a range