Mimics innovation course

Preparing Anatomical Models for 3D Printing

Educational series

Join our online training series to learn the basics of preparing anatomical models for 3D printing directly from Materialise experts. In this first course, you'll discover how to create orthopaedic 3D anatomical models for 3D printing or other applications like advanced 3D analysis, procedure planning/simulation, personalized device design, and advanced visualization via virtual or augmented reality.


Who should attend

Any medical professional interested in orthopaedics who is new to Mimics Innovation Suite or medical 3D printing.​

Learning goals

Learn the basics of preparing anatomical models for 3D printing. This will include software navigation, basic workflow for preparing cases, and other considerations for 3D printing.

Training format

Quarterly online courses — 45 minutes of training with a 15-minute Q&A session

Session 1: Orthopaedics — March 28, 10 am EST

Session 2: Cardiovascular — June 13, 10 am EST

Session 3: Cranio-maxillofacial — September 12, 10 am EST

Session 4: Soft tissue — November 14, 10 am EST

Course topics

From data to 3D model

Learn how to import DICOM data from medical imaging modalities like CT and MRI, then convert those images into a 3D model


Discover the fundamentals of how to accurately segment a bone model from medical imaging data

Prepare your 3D model for printing

Practice the basics of optimizing a part for 3D printing



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Save your spot today to learn more about preparing anatomical models.


Materialise medical device software may not be available in all markets because product availability is subject to the regulatory or medical practices in individual markets. In countries where no regulatory registration is obtained of Mimics or 3-matic Medical, a research version is available. Please contact your Materialise representative if you have questions about the availability of Materialise medical device software in your area.L-103242-01