Ultimaker launched its inaugural Innovators List : a celebration of the uses of 3D printing across business and education this year.
The 2020 Innovators List includes more than 25 visionaries using 3D printing to transform the way people work, think, and live, from the development of face masks, the production of bionic prosthetics, motorcycle parts, and bespoke lingerie. One of the innovators on the inaugural list is Jeremy Robinson , Motocross Racing Technologist at Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA. His team often have a need for different custom parts for the Kawasaki KX™450 motorcycle to fit their riders’ specific needs. “In our sport we sometimes only have 24 to 72 hours to solve complex issues that might arise from the previous race event before heading to the next one. 3D printing in-house gives us the opportunity to create solutions to problems in a short timeframe and a competitive advantage.” Lidewij van Twillert uses the technology for a very different reason. She is an innovator who decided to use 3D printing to create a custom, patented breast support element called the Curvearis, which precisely follows body curves and is based on a personal 3D body scan. On a larger scale, L’Oréal […]
Researchers from UNIDEMI at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal took note of the fact that, while 3D printing...