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Materialise incorporates three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialise’s open and flexible solutions have enabled players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place.

Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the most complete 3D printing facilities in the world.

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Materialise, an EU-Funding Success Story, Introduces Possible Flagship Project for Horizon 2020

June 22, 2012

During Industrial Technologies 2012, high profile international speakers from industry, government and research gathered to discuss visions for European research and industry in 2020, how Europe can succeed in the face of global competition, and the form and impact of Horizon 2020. One of these speakers was Wilfried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise, a world leader in Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing and an example of the impact that European funding can have on the growth of young, innovative companies. Now, almost 20 years after receiving the initial funding that has helped him make his company the success that it is today, Wilfried Vancraen presented where, in his opinion, European funding can make an even greater impact in the future.

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Materialise CEO, Wilfried Vancraen, is Chosen the Most Influential Figure in Additive Manufacturing

June 14, 2012

Leuven, Belgium. As part of the celebrations for TCT Magazine's 20th year in print, readers were invited to nominate and vote for the Top 20 Most Influential Figures in the Additive Manufacturing industry. Now, with all the votes counted, TCT has announced that industry professionals from around the world have selected Materialise’s Wilfried Vancraen as the most influential person in Additive Manufacturing today.

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SurgiCase Connect now available for iPad in United States

May 31, 2012

SurgiCase Connect is a free, interactive tool that enables surgeons to upload medical image data and communicate about 3D surgical plans and the design of 3D printed surgical guides with skilled clinical engineers at Materialise. In order to make SurgiCase Connect easier to use than ever, Materialise is proud to announce that there is now a SurgiCase Connect iPad App available for download in US App Store.

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Materialise signs cooperation agreement for orthopaedic trauma products with Medartis

May 30, 2012

Materialise and Medartis have entered into an agreement by which Medartis will make all APTUS trauma products available for pre-operative planning within Materialise’s SurgiCase system.

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Materialise to Represent Belgium for Europe’s Most Competitive Business Awards Competition

May 30, 2012

The European Business Awards announced yesterday that Materialise is to represent Belgium as a National Finalist in the prestigious 2012/13 Awards program. Materialise will join five other Belgian National Finalists in the competition for National Champion status in the next round of the competition. Final category Award winners will be unveiled April 2013

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