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Breaking Literature Review on N95 Respiratory Masks for COVID-19

The scale of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent collapse of the global supply chain has led to an acute worldwide shortage of personal protective equipment for healthcare workers. In response, many groups around the world are seeking to develop novel solutions to ensure local supply. N95/P2 respiratory masks are one of the critical…

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Visiting the ARC-ACES team @ University of Wollongong

Mark, Sean, Maureen, and Renee spent valentine’s day visiting the ARC-ACES team and facilities led by Prof Gordon Wallace at University of Wollongong. They discussed imaging, modelling, and printing challenges and opportunities for prosthetic ear biofabrication with Dr Payal Makherjee (ENT surgeon), Sophie Flemming (prostheticist), Dr…

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Tour of the UQ Makerspace

The team have a great morning touring the UQ Makerspace.  Thank you to the UQ Innovate team Vince Kelly, Malcolm Marker, Sam Grieve and Robert Holler for hosting us.

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Biofabrication Opportunities & Collaborations Seminar

On Tuesday 21 January, Prof Mia Woodruff showcased the soon-to-open Herston Biofabrication Institute and her team presented their current projects at our Biofabrication Opportunities & Collaborations Seminar at UQ.  Thank you UQ for hosting us!  

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Bionics QLD – Challenge 2020

Dr Robyn Stokes CEO, Bionics QLD, recently presented to the team on the Bionics Queensland Challenge 2020 – Australia’s first ever Bionics challenge.

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Collaborations – Neonatology Women’s and Newborn Services

Today the team visited the Neonatology Women’s and Newborn Services team at the RBWH to see how we can collaborate at the Herston Biofabrication Institute to help make better fitting breathing apparatus for neonatal babies using scan, model and print.

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Merry Christmas from the BTM Team!

Merry Christmas from the BTM Team. Looking forward to working together in 2020.

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Welcome Tessa van Daalen

Tessa van Daalen recently joined the team from the Netherlands and is part of the Biofabrication Masters program. She obtained a Bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences in Amsterdam, with an interesting research internship in Barcelona where she focused on revealing pathways involved in cancer cachexia development. Taking a break from…

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AMP Amplify Ignite competition for 2019

Recently Naomi Paxton, PhD Student participated in the AMP Amplify Ignite Competition, where 16 PhD students pitched their game-changing research in only 150 seconds.   Ignite was first launched ten years ago, to help foster Australian innovation and entrepreneurialism, and bridge the gap between academia and corporate businesses.

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#3DMed Conference 2019

Our team attended this year’s 3D Technologies in Medicine Conference 2019 in Melbourne.  This was a great opportunity to collaborate, network and hear about some of the great research currently being undertaken in this…

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3D Systems Visit

In early November 2019, we welcomed visitors from 3D Systems; Gautam Gupta, Ph.D., Vice President, Business Development, Healthcare, Benjamin Johnson, Director of Product Development, Healthcare at 3D Systems Healthcare and Tim Naylor, Senior Sales Channel Partner Manager ANZ.

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Maureen back from an exciting international lab visit to Germany

Over August and September PhD student Maureen Ross travelled to Dresden, Germany for a 5 week research exchange. This trip built on an international collaborations with Professor Michael Gelinsky and some of his students at the Centre for Translational Bone, Joint and Soft  Tissue Research from the Technische Universität Dresden. Over…

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