Keep yourself up to date with the latest 3D printing news from all over the world.
The David Bowie tribute concept car, the first in the world to be produced full-scale in 3D, will be exhibited at Festival Automobile International from January 31 to February 3, 2019.
Paperchase has partnered up with the London-based 3D printing startup Batch.works to develop a collection of biodegradable stationery, including 3D printed ballpoint pens and pen pots.
A new tool lets you finish, repair and modify finished 3D prints. The heatable pen tool "Modifi3D Pro" offers 10 exchangeable tips and is now available on Kickstarter.
Scientists from the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London created a new family of meta-crystal materials, which are stronger and more durable.
The New Raw, a research & design studio, launched a Zero Waste Lab in Thessaloniki, Greece, where residents can recycle plastic garbage into colourful 3D printed urban furniture.
Weber Beamix and BAM Infra opened the first 3D concrete printing facility in Europe. The venture, based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, aims to increase printing efficiency. They've already lined up a slew of jobs, like the Milestone Project residential homes.
The French 3D printer manufacturer DAGOMA has launched Operation Harmless Guns, a unique campaign that is attempting to halt the production of 3D printed guns by modifying real firearm blueprints to make the unusable and releasing hundreds of them online.
SOLIDWORKS, a developer of 3D CAD design software, offers an ecosystem of apps aimed at kids to encourage their creativity and spark an interest in STEM early.
The footwear brand Ica & Kostika used 3D printing to create an exciting range of shoes called the Exobiology collection. Although they appear to prioritize fashion over comfort, 3D printing provides wearers with a close fit to their natural foot shape.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have unlocked the path to fast and continuous resin 3D printing by mixing photoinhibitor and additional light sources into the mix.
A 3D-printed footbridge—the first of its kind in China— spanning 15 meters over a small lake was recently unveiled in Shanghai. Coin Robotic and Shanghai Machinery Construction Group created the printer and Polymaker provided the plastic.
Robert Noyes, a 3-year-old from Utah, was born without half of his left arm. A family friend created an affordable prosthetic for the boy using a 3D printer — and changed his life for the better.
Guillermo Martinez is a 24-year-old industrial engineer who has been utilizing 3D printing technology to create prosthetic limbs for impoverished people all over the world.
Dr. Scholl's is partnering with Wiivv to offer clients personalized 3D printed insoles created by Wiivv Fit Technology. Customers will be able to generate and order their own custom insoles through a smartphone app.
From the hallowed halls of CES, Polaroid has announced a shiny new 3D printer for its customers in Europe. Called the PlaySmart, the budget-friendly device looks to offer a wide range of features including wireless app operability.
Johnson & Johnson is launching what it's calling the most personalized skincare product ever at the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) in Las Vegas. Neutrogena MaskiD is a 3D printed sheet mask which is powered by a wearer's data.
Scientists from MIT's Mediated Matter Lab have been developing a 3D printing platform called G3DP2, a groundbreaking system that is capable of producing objects out of molten glass.