Research proposes 3D printed sensors to work as warnings in extreme environmental conditions

A research team from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, has published a paper proposing 3D printed disposable and wireless sensors for moni [...]

UC Santa Barbara researcher awarded $3 million for extreme 3D printing materials research

University of California, Santa Barbara researcher Tresa Pollock has been granted $3 million by the US Department of Defense (DoD) to carry out research into 3D printing materials. [...]

Co-founder of Makerbot, Bre Pettis acquires milling machine company Other Machine

Former CEO and co-founder of 3D printing company Makerbot, Bre Pettis has acquired a non 3D printing related business - the CNC milling machine company Other Machine. Californian c [...]

3D Systems to install smart controls and connectivity into 3D printers

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has announced that it will be embedding intelligent monitoring, control, and maintenance utilities into its 3D printers. These features will be powered by th [...]

Jordan discusses 3D printing at World Economic Forum

The Middle Eastern country of Jordan has demonstrated its interest in advancing technologies, such as 3D printing, during a talk at the World Economic Forum (WEF). His Majesty King [...]

Researchers regenerate bone using 3D printed clay hydrogel

Researchers in China have released a manuscript detailing a 3D printable material specially designed to support the growth of bone cells. Matter grown with the support of this poly [...]

3D Printing Industry Awards winners announced

On Saturday May 20 2017 3D Printing Industry hosted a gala dinner to announce the winners of the first annual 3D Printing Industry Awards. Joining us in Chelsea Old Town hall for t [...]

Ford introduces CEO Jim Hackett to further implement advanced technologies and 3D printing

Ford has replaced retiring CEO and President, Mark Fields, with former Ford Smart Mobility boss, Jim Hackett, in a move expected to see the company ramp up its use of advanced tech [...]

3D Printing The Next Five Years by Manuel Opitz, co-founder of Mecuris

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printi [...]

European Defence Agency to assess use of 3D printing as part of military operations

The European Defence Agency has announced it will run a 3D printing lab as part of its new European Tactical Airlift Centre (ETAC) in Zaragoza, Spain. The EDA aims to evaluate the [...]