Mimics Design

Cosa aspettarsi da questa formazione

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Designing personalized medical devices requires a complex set of knowledge and skills. This training guides Mimics users in the art of designing medical applications for 3D printing. Practical examples and hands-on exercises will give you the opportunity to develop employable skills and verify your knowledge.


After completing this course, you will be certified as an expert in designing with Mimics, an important skill for anyone working with personalized guides and implants in medical device companies or hospitals. When combined with the Mimics Fundamentals course, this training will help you or your staff onboard faster and more effectively.

Enhance the credibility of your process and uphold company standards by having all your staff trained and certified. 

Informazioni pratiche


  • Engineers
  • Healthcare professionals in hospitals and medical device companies




Online, self-paced


  • 5 to 10 hours of video classes and exercises (estimated) 
  • 40 days to submit the final assignment
  • 8 weeks of access to training content


Three assignments


Mimics Design


  • Mimics license
  • Knowledge of segmentation and 3D modeling



What you will learn

  • How to optimize STL models using the fixing and optimization tools in 3-matic 
  • The process and methodology behind designing personalized medical devices using 3-matic 
  • How to design a personalized guide and implant for 3D printing

Training from an industry leader 

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30+ years of medical expertise

Materialise Medical has pioneered many of the leading medical applications in surgical planning and 3D printing, enabling researchers, engineers, and clinicians to revolutionize personalized care.

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Taught by experts

Gain insights from expert trainers with years of practical knowledge who can help maximize the use of your powerful engineering toolbox.

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Industry-recognized certification

Gain recognition as an expert in medical device design and build a career in personalized treatment. Mimics Innovation Suite is the engineering software trusted by leading hospitals, universities, and medical device companies worldwide.

Lessons included in this training

Upcoming sessions

You can start the Mimics Design training at any time via our learning platform. Check the calendar if you would like to explore more healthcare courses and webinars.

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What others are saying


Highly recommend to anyone looking to improve their design skills

This course was incredibly comprehensive, covering everything from the basics of design to the most advanced techniques. The instructors were knowledgeable, engaging, and passionate. The course materials were top-notch, the exercises and projects were challenging but rewarding, and I was able to apply what I learned in real-world design scenarios. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to improve their design skills.

Pushpak K. Patel

Nemours Children’s Health, Wilmington

Learning path

This training is part of a Mimics-focused learning path.

Mimics Fundamentals
Mimics Design

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