BioBots to Bring Revolutionary 3D Bioprinter to the Masses with $5,000 Beta Program & Eventually Print Whole Organs

Nov 16, 2016 7:00:57 AM

“Life is the oldest and most efficient manufacturing technology that we as people know of. It’s become clear over the past several decades as scientists have engineered life to work for us, that biology is the next frontier for manufacturing. However, there is one thing missing. Doing biology today is the equivalent of computer programming...

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3DPrinting Industry

Exclusive: Bioprinting Now Available via Your Local 3D Printing Store

Nov 16, 2016 6:51:43 AM

Well-financed corporations are no strangers to research, with nearly every large company even housing their own research and development departments. And seeing such businesses partner with research institutions is common, too. For instance, Organovo, the only publicly traded bioprinting company, is founded on R&D as it explores the...

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BioBot 1 Desktop 3D Bioprinter Set to Officially Launch at 2015 TERMIS Next Week

Nov 16, 2016 6:47:16 AM

We’ve been at the forefront, reporting on bioprinting even more intently of late, watching this area of 3D printing pick up real steam–and great interest–as concepts are turning to reality, and solidly so. With the advent of streamlined hardware, software, and materials arising in the field, scientists are able to make real, physical...

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A 3D Printer that Squirts out the Building Blocks of Life

Nov 16, 2016 6:42:29 AM

Complete with big windows, a high-rise view and shiny lab space, the staff of BioBots is having no trouble adjusting to the company’s new digs at the Science Center in West Philadelphia.

“We just moved in here about a month ago, so as you can see, we are just getting set up,” says Danny Cabrera, co-founder of the one-year-old biotech...

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Fast Company

This Low-Cost 3-D Printer Can Produce Human Organs and Bones

Nov 16, 2016 6:38:56 AM

 At a lab in Philadelphia’s Drexel University, a desktop 3-D printer is cranking out miniature samples of bones. In Toronto, another researcher is using the same printer to make living tumors for drug testing. It looks like an ordinary 3-D printer, but instead of plastic, it squirts out living cells.

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MedCity News

Watch Out, Organovo: BioBots Launching New Line of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters

Nov 16, 2016 6:36:05 AM

This September, Philadelphia startup BioBots will roll out a new line of desktop 3D bioprinters — going up against companies like the capital-heavy Organovo.

The company’s developing smaller, easier to use, cheaper 3D tissue printing machines. They’ll cost about $10,000, and are geared to let academicians and industry scientists create...

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Health 2.0 News

BioPrinting – Part II of A Brave New Healthcare

Nov 16, 2016 6:22:01 AM

Part II – BioPrinting

Guest: Danny Cabrera – CEO OF Biobots www.biobots.io

The Greek Titan, Prometheus, was known to have ruled ancient Greece along with Zeus. Until one day, the two Gods came at fateful odds and Zeus decided to torture his once partner, by tying him up on a cliff for vultures to feed on his fleshy liver.

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CityPaper Philadelphia

Printing New Bone Tissue at Your Desk

Nov 16, 2016 6:16:03 AM

One question currently looms large in Kara Spiller‘s mind: How do broken bones manage to mend themselves perfectly, without leftover scars? Inside a Drexel University laboratory, Spiller is inching her way toward an answer with the help of the BioBot, a novel 3D bioprinter developed by two local entrepreneurs.

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Meet BioBot, the ‘Makerbot of Biology’

Nov 16, 2016 6:07:35 AM

A $5,000 desktop bioprinter developed by two University of Pennsylvania grads lets nearly anyone print living tissue.

Inside a tiny office on the second floor of a South Philadelphia makerspace, the future looks like a large, greenish booger. The machine responsible for printing such an object: the BioBot, a bioprinter that prints living...

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ABC News - WZZM13

Professor Tests Bioprinter Poised to Change Transplants

Nov 16, 2016 5:54:49 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — The University of Minnesota is at the forefront of revolutionizing transplant medicine after receiving a new type of 3D printer called a “bioprinter.”

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