Australia to open state-of-the-art biofabrication institute for 3D printing implants

Australia to open state-of-the-art biofabrication institute for 3D printing implants

Australia’s Herston Health Precinct has announced that it will be opening a new biofabrication institute on its premises. The institute, which will occupy two floors at the Herston Health Precinct, will be dedicated to imaging, modeling, and manufacturing 3D printed patient-specific tissues. The new 3D bioprinting lab will be realized in partnership with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

3D bioprinting, or biofabrication, is a growing field across the globe and one that could vastly improve medical treatments and possibilities for patients. Within Australia, the new institute will mark the very first time that a bioprinting lab is co-located with a high-level hospital.

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3ders| Posted by Tess Shah on November 21, 2016


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