Press Overview

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Materialise NV, a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing services, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its American Depository Shares (ADSs).
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Leuven, Belgium – March 27th, 2014. Materialise, a pioneer in the 3D Printing industry, has reached another important milestone in the company’s 24-year history by hiring their 1,000th employee.
Friday, March 14, 2014
March 14th, 2014. Belgian bags and accessories brand Kipling has partnered with Materialise to co-create the “City Jungle Shopper” and will be giving away these 3D printed bags in a contest running from today until April 2nd, 2014. Based on the Monkey Madness collection, this bag showcases its monkey mascot role in the world’s first fully-flexible 3D Printing material TPU 92A-1.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Paris, France – March 5th, 2014. On Tuesday, Iris van Herpen unveiled her Biopiracy Collection, her most ambitious and largest collection to date, at Les Docks - Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. The show featured a collaboration between Iris and Lawrence Malstaf that resulted in models being suspended in transparent plastic and shrink wrapped into place, creating an unforgettable backdrop for the catwalk.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Materialise, a world leader in software for segmenting medical image data and 3D Printing, play ed a pivotal role in helping surgeons save a baby boy’s life through the use of a 3D printed heart model. Kosair Children’s Hospital was presented with a case of a 14 month old with four congenital heart defects. The complexity of the defects made planning the surgery difficult without 3D visualization and a physical model.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
February 11, 2014, Leuven, Belgium. The Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT) has announced that a consortium, which counts Materialise among its members, has been awarded a research grant of 1M€ to conduct research to increase survival rates after lung transplantation through Functional Respiratory Imaging (FRI).