As an engineer in the medical field, your dream is to make a positive impact on patient care. To inspire you as you advance anatomical engineering even further, we have created a webinar series that sets the stage for our customers to share their powerful insights on how their cutting-edge work is contributing towards making the world a healthier place through innovation.

Follow the series and discover how powerful insights lead to inspiring outcomes.

Webinar series

Latest Webinars

Dr. Koyachi and his team perform CMF surgery, assisted by virtual reality

Meaningful Innovations in Personalized Care: Combining 3D Planning, Computer-Aided Design, Additive Manufacturing, and Mixed Reality

By Dr. Masahide Koyachi, Fried Vancraen, Dr. Akira Katakura/Professor

  • How 3D technologies such as surgical planning, 3D printing, and mixed reality can help physicians ensure accurate and reproducible surgical executions

  • How 3D printing and mixed reality can become complementary technologies in supporting CMF surgery

  • Why this research has been selected as the global winner of the Mimics Innovation Awards in an interview with Fried Vancraen, Founder and CEO of Materialise

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Mimics Enlight Lungs Image

Making Pulmonary Interventions Truly Personalized: From Treatment Development to Patient Care

By Maarten Lanclus and Antoon Dierckx

  • How advanced CT analysis techniques uncover a deeper understanding of lung pathology and disease progression to define and optimize treatment parameters for your device

  • How smart patient screening and 3D treatment planning can lead to more successful clinical trials, trial time reduction, and a guarantee of predictable outcomes

  • How to cost-effectively scale your treatment planning when going from helping one patient to millions more

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Bringing Personalized Medical Devices to the Masses: How Terumo Aortic Optimizes its Case Management

By Jamie McCarte and Bastien Pirson

  • Gain insight into the challenges the Terumo Aortic team faced when adapting to the increasing demand for their personalized devices  

  • Learn how Materialise SurgiCase supported them in scaling up their personalized device business and streamlining their operations effectively  

  • Discover how they improved their customer experience and collaboration with physicians through an easy-to-use communication platform 

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Efficiently Scale Up Your Personalized Device Business Through Design Automation - A custom plugin development testimonial by FITme

By William Jung, Simon Lejaegere and Karen De Leener

  • Gain insight into the challenges FITme encountered when scaling up their personalized device business

  • Discover how they increased consistency and reduced learning costs of employees by automating their clinical workflow

  • Learn how the combination of FITme’s application and workflow knowledge and Materialise’s custom plugin development experience enabled the development of an intuitive, customized wizard

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Meaningful Innovations in Personalized Care: Endoscopic, Computer-Guided Repair of the Orbital Floor

Meaningful Innovations in Personalized Care: Endoscopic, Computer-Guided Repair of the Orbital Floor

By Pieter Slagmolen, Fried Vancraen and Alessandro Tel

  • All about a new protocol for the treatment of internal orbital floor fractures that combines endoscopy, virtual reality, and 3D printing. 

  • Why this research has been selected as the global winner of the Mimics Innovation Awards in an interview with Fried Vancraen, Founder and CEO of Materialise 

  • Which studies won the Mimics Innovation Awards for clinical evidence and non-clinical research

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How to Balance the Need

‘To Personalize’ or ‘Not to Personalize’: How to Balance the Need for Subject-Specific Anatomical Detail and Clinical Applicability in the Study of Musculoskeletal Loading During Movement?

By Ilse Jonkers, Sam Van Rossom and Bryce Killen

  • How medical imaging techniques help in personalizing musculoskeletal models

  • What it will take to make the transfer of musculoskeletal models from the lab to their clinical application

  • How to set up efficient musculoskeletal model personalization pathways

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Simulating airflow in dynamic airway models: toward a deeper  understanding of airway collapse

Quality Management of Personalized Implants: Impact of New Regulations

By Axel Dubois and Julien Deckx

  • What steps go into the process to create and validate qualitative personalized implants
  • How recent regulatory changes affect this effort
  • What to ask to manufacturers about the safety and quality of their personalized products
  • What the advantages are of using certified software for designing personalized implants

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Simulating airflow in dynamic airway models: toward a deeper  understanding of airway collapse

Simulating airflow in dynamic airway models: toward a deeper understanding of airway collapse

by Antoon Dierckx, Javier Garriz, Alister Bates

  • Learn how to convert dynamic CT/MRI images into an accurate 3D model of complex, thin anatomies (like the upper airways) 
  • Find out how to apply CFD to create a simulation on moving 3D anatomical models 
  • Discover what realistic airflow modeling can mean for future diagnostics and treatment selection for respiratory diseases

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Toward InSilico Clinical Trials: Evaluating medical device performance  via CFD on virtual patients

Toward InSilico Clinical Trials: Evaluating medical device performance via CFD on virtual patients

by Javier Garriz, Julien Deckx, Aaron Godfrey

  • Learn how simulation has the potential to reduce the size, duration and cost of
    clinical trials

  • Find out how “virtual patients” are created, and how statistical shape modeling 
    extends their value

  • Discover how CFD simulation and virtual patients can be used to assess the performance and robustness of medical devices

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More in this series

Operationalizing 3D printing at point-of-care

by Sarah Flora (Geisinger Medical Center)


The Value of 3D Printing for Product & Clinical Development: 4C Medical’s Perspective

by Saravana Kumar, Vice President of R&D and Operations at 4C Medical Technologies


How virtual patients can accelerate implant development

by Adam Shallenberg, P.E.


Engineering at the point-of-care with 3D Printing

by Amy Alexander (Mayo Clinic)


Mimics Innovation Suite – Augmenting the Academic Experience

by Assistant Prof. Ellen Roche (MIT)


Automating Key Components of Finite Element Research

by Amelie Sas, MSc, University of Leuven, Belgium


Translating Computational Models into a More Predictable Patient Outcome for Structural Heart Interventions

by Prof. Dr. Ir. Matthieu De Beule


Using 4D CT to Understand Anatomy-Device Interaction across the Cardiac Cycle

by Julianne Spencer Principal Scientist, Medtronic


Application of Modelling and Simulation in Cardiovascular Engineering

By Dr. Simon Sonntag, Chief Operating Officer at enmodes GmbH


Finding the Perfect Fit: An Anatomical Population Study into the Trochlear Groove Orientation and Modern Femoral Implant Designs through Scripting

by Dr. Yifei Dai, Senior Research Scientist/Engineer at Exactech Inc.


The Personalized Digital Human: Personalizing Computational Models to Prevent and Treat Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions

by Prof. David Lloyd, Professor of Neuromusculoskeletal Biomechanics in the School of Allied Health Sciences, leader of Core Group in Innovations in Health Technology, Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University


Automatically Fitting Devices and Performing Measurements of Post-Operative Facial Reconstruction through Scripting

by Dr. Peter Metherall, Clinical Scientist and Chartered Engineer at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Materialise medical device software may not be available in all markets because product availability is subject to the regulatory and/ or medical practices in individual markets. In countries where no regulatory registration is obtained of Mimics and/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.