Additive Manufacturing – Where to Start?

Radhika Dhuru
May 25, 2020

Additive manufacturing has matured significantly over the last few years and now is a serious, near-mainstream manufacturing technology. But while it’s become a member of the establishment, it has not lost its disruptive potential. So what do you do if you want to explore using AM in your business? Do you treat it as just another way of making the same things or do you think bigger? We talk to Sven Hermans and Mathieu Cornelis from Materialise Mindware about what makes a great start into AM — and why you don’t have to be ashamed to ask for help.

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Personalized 3D Printed Knee Guides Increase Efficiency

Nele Daemen
May 18, 2020

Learn how personalized 3D printed knee guides can help increase efficiency for the surge of elective procedures expected in the coming months

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Seattle Children’s Reverse Engineers COVID-19 Resource Crisis with Stratasys and Materialise Collaboration

Todd Pietila
May 11, 2020

Seattle Children’s 3D prints essential equipment for COVID-19 crisis through collaboration with Statasys and Materialise.

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3 Ways to Ramp up Production Risk-Free as Lockdowns Lift

Elizabeth Boorman
May 07, 2020

Lockdowns are beginning to lift in some countries, which means that many are getting back to business and looking at ways of ramping up production. No matter where you are in the process of getting your business on track, there’s a good chance 3D printing could make sense for you. 

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Passive NIP: “The Genius Is in Its Simplicity” – UZ Leuven

Caroline Collard
April 29, 2020

As patients are facing severe respiratory issues, UZ Leuven has taken a role in leading a clinical trial on a new, easy-to-use solution that bridges the gap between a simple oxygen mask and intubation. After recently treating their first patient, they confirm: the mask is simple and valuable to patients. 

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5 Ways Rapid Prototyping Gets Businesses Back on Track

Madeleine Fiello
April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a major stumbling block for many companies throughout the world. Getting your company back on track doesn’t have to be overly complicated. Rapid Prototyping with 3D printing provides many advantages in this time of protecting employees and cutting costs.

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Encourage Healthy Practices as Your Company Gets Back to the Office as Lockdowns Lift

Madeleine Fiello
April 23, 2020

As restrictions related to COVID-19 begin to lift, it’s absolutely critical to have a plan to protect your employees as you return to work. We’re sharing policies and tools that we’ve implemented in order to inspire other companies to take similar actions and keep their people safe.

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The Future Is…Conscious

Nele Motmans
April 14, 2020

Materialise’s mission has always been to build a better and healthier world for everyone. We believe that we have a responsibility to care for both our employees and the environment, which is why have integrated both strong environmental principals and human-centered production into everything we do.  

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3D-Printed Non-Invasive PEEP Masks Aim to Alleviate Ventilator Shortage

Brigitte de Vet
April 06, 2020

As coronavirus infections continue to rapidly spread, hospitals around the word are in dire need of mechanical ventilators, which are currently critically under supplied. We developed a solution to deliver oxygen and create high positive pressure without the use of a ventilator by designing a 3D-printed connector that holds together standard medical equipment. It is called the Materialise Passive NIP, with NIP standing for non-invasive PEEP, and is currently being fast tracked through the regulatory process to make it available as soon as possible during this crisis.

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Fast and Reliable: MedTech Solutions amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Brigitte de Vet
April 01, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the world has looked to 3D printing to provide fast and reliable solutions. However, 3D printing can support communities with much more than just these quick fixes, it also has the ability to develop solutions that can have a hand in improving healthcare for years to come.

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