Tag: NHS

Open Bionics raises $5.9 million to make affordable 3D printed bionic limbs

Open Bionics, a company focused on creating affordable, 3D printed, bioninc limbs for amputees, has closed a Series A funding round. Led by Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, the company has successfully raised $5.9 million from Ananda Impact Ventures and early stage VC Downing Ventures. The money will be used to support Open Bionics’ international distribution, and... Read More »

3D printed kidneys save life of two-year-old child

Surgeons at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, have worked with Stratasys’ 3D printing to support the first successful larger-than-average adult kidney transplantation from father to son. The high-risk procedure was performed with the help of two, true-to-life, 3D printed models, which proved vital to surgical preparation. The case of Dexter Clark Two-year-old... Read More »

Manchester Hospital saves $166,000 by bringing 3D printing in-house with Materialise

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is embracing 3D printing, and North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) has joined the charge towards innovation with its newly established 3D printing lab.  The lab was established by reconstructive scientist Oliver Burley who made a business case and fundraised for an in-house 3D printing lab, before equipping it with... Read More »