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University of Iowa Biomanufacturing Laboratory: Printing Organs

A new interdisciplinary manufacturing venture called the Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMTecH) group was formed at the University of Iowa College of Engineering’s Center for Computer Aided Design (CCAD) to design, create, and test—both virtually and physically—a wide variety of electromechanical and biomedical components, systems and processes.

Currently, the group is working on projects ranging from printed circuit boards for automobiles and aircraft to replacement parts for damaged and failing human organs and tissue, says Tim Marler, AMTecH co-director. […]

[read more @3ders.org] [AMTecH]

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