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Aurora Labs will start 3D printing titanium medical implants for humans

Aurora Labs will start 3D printing titanium medical implants for humans

Written by David

February 27, 2019

Sia and dancer Maddie Ziegler perform. Pic: Theo Wargo / Getty Aurora Labs (ASX:A3D) , one of the ASX’s several small cap 3D printing stocks , is ready to develop 3D printed titanium medical implants. The six-month project in collaboration with the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), will see the three entities develop “designs, specifications and parameters for the 3D printing of medical implants for use with humans”, using Aurora’s S-Titanium Pro Small Format Printer. The results will then serve as a how-to instructional guide for future 3D printing of human medical implants. Aurora, UWA and RPH will apply to Austrade for an Innovation Connection grant for the project, hoping to receive $26,000 in funding. David Budge, managing director of Aurora Labs, said the project was a win for his company’s credibility and the potential applications of 3D printing in the healthcare sector. “It […]

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