At the Finish Line: Hear the World Runners at the Zurich Marathon

Elizabeth Boorman
April 10, 2014

The results are in from the runners featured in last week’s blog post. The team we sponsored at the Zurich Marathon fundraising for non-profit Hear the World Foundation finished with a time of 3 hours and 43 minutes. Way to go, team!

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Discovering the Factory for 3D Printing

Elizabeth Boorman
April 07, 2014

Do you have questions about the difference between laser sintering and FDM (fused deposition modeling), or wonder what it’s like to co-create with Materialise? On Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th, our Factory for 3D Printing hosted a workshop answering these questions to over 30 guests from various manufacturing industries and backgrounds.

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Hear, Hear! Materialise Is Supporting a Team Running for a Better and Healthier World

Elizabeth Boorman
April 04, 2014

This Sunday at the Zurich Marathon, Markus Leuthold, Martin Kirchberger, Siddhartha Jha and Jane Bevan, employees of the hearing aid manufacturer Phonak, will run a sum distance of 42.2km as a fundraiser for the Hear the World Foundation

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3D Printing Human Cells Today for 3D Printed Living Organs Tomorrow

Elizabeth Boorman
April 01, 2014

What would the world be like with 3D-printed organs made from real human tissue? Researchers at the Sabanci University in Turkey took us one step forward to this reality as they were the first to 3D print anatomically accurate aorta cells.

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Meet Rebecca Thoppil, Materialise’s 1,000th Employee!

Elizabeth Boorman
March 27, 2014

Materialise is excited to welcome its 1,000th employee, Rebecca Thoppil, a new clinical engineer in our U.S. office. 

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The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Acquires Bloom

Elizabeth Boorman
March 26, 2014

Bloom Joins the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Permanent Collection.

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Formula Group T Looks to the Slot Car Championship Finish Line

Charlotte Delaere
March 21, 2014

Materialise is delighted to have received a Slot Car Championship submission from Formula Group T, the electronic race team of the new faculty of industrial sciences at KU Leuven.

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Materialise CEO Fried Vancraen at the EU Innovation Convention: “Let’s use technology to build a better and safer world”

Vanessa Palsenbarg
March 18, 2014

Early last week, Materialise founder and CEO Fried Vancraen was a panelist at the EU Innovation Convention in the session: Which Markets? Choose the Future.

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Mazda Presents 3D-Printed Trophy to Antti Junkkari to “Make Things Better”

Elizabeth Boorman
March 14, 2014

How can you use the tools of modern advocacy to challenge convention to make things better? Antti Junkkari, a 23-year-old neurosurgery student from Finland, began with this question and ended with a proposal on how to help fight small arms violence in Africa.

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3D Printing and Iris van Herpen for the Biopiracy Fashion Show in Paris

Vanessa Palsenbarg
March 07, 2014

Everything about it was impressive, the setting, the music, the shrink-wrapped models, and of course, the 3D-printed, flexible dress!

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