Bioengineering Special Report: April 2020
Mechanical Engineering magazine Special Reports are a multimedia series designed to provide impactful market intelligence for today’s strategic decision makers and technology leaders.
Each Special Report is a deep dive into one of the key technology issues in today’s emerging industries, backed up with both data and industry experience.
Biomedical Devices: The Emerging Promise of 4-D Printing
Both researchers and bioengineering companies are looking to apply 4D printing – the layer-by-layer manufacturing of parts that can change over time – to create new devices that can better treat patients with serious medical needs.
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Time is the element that pushes 3D to 4D, creating printed materials that change their shape over time. In this video we take a closer look at how 3D printing is building a foundation for 4D development.
Cover Story: Biotechnology Anticipates 4D Printing
Rapid advancements in 3D printing have fueled the development of manufacturing applications. Now 4D printing is advancing additive manufacturing and its applications.READ COVER STORY
Moving Toward 4D Printing
Jan Schrooten, CEO and co-founder of Belgian life sciences firm Antleron nv, on moving toward 4D printing.LISTEN TO PODCAST
MTC Develops Simulation App to Revolutionize Design for AM Parts
The Manufacturing Technology Centre takes a new approach to part design and interdisciplinary research, using simulation and computational apps to support teams across the company.VIEW CASE STUDY