IN(3D)USTRY to Gather the Latest 3D-printing Medical Applications
Published: Sep 13, 2018
BARCELONA, Spain, September 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of In(3D)ustry (http://www.in3dustry.com) will showcase some of the main 3D-printing applications in the medical sector, one of the most innovative sectors that uses this technology. Among the speakers participating are representatives from GE Venture Healthcare, United Therapeutics, Aprecia Pharmaceutical and 3DHEALS, among others.
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From 16 to 18 October, Hall 8 of Fira de Barcelona's Montjuic venue will host the third edition of the In(3D)ustry, the trade show focusing on the main 3D printing applications in the industrial sector. 35 international experts and representatives from leading companies within industries such as automotive, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and aeronautics will explain how they are implementing additive manufacturing in their production processes. This year, taking advantage of the joint celebration with Healthio, the event about innovation in healthcare also organized by Fira de Barcelona, In(3D)ustry will have a special focus on healthcare.
In this sense, the show will feature leading international speakers as Dr. Jaedeok Yoo, researcher and founder of Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, a company owned by GlaxoSmithKline and specialized in the manufacture of 3D drugs that allows the customization of drug dosage according the specific needs of every patient and also the acceleration of its dissolution improving its morphology.
The participants will also include Jessica Zeaske, investment director of GE Ventures Healthcare, General Electric's health-related risk capital fund, which manages a portfolio of 75 companies with a large technological innovation component, as well as Luis Alvarez, head of organ manufacturing at United Therapeutics, one of the companies with the highest level of innovation in the race to produce human organs in the not-too-distant future.
Another leading speaker will be neuroradiologist Dr. Jenny Chen, founder and CEO of 3DHeals, a platform devoted to connecting the entire global healthcare 3D printing ecosystem by creating communities throughout the world, and Dr. Pedro Martinez Seijas, physician at the HM Vigo Hospital and a pioneer in the use of 3DP in Spain in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
The event is planned around a stage where speakers representing 5 sectors (automotive, aeronautics, retail, health and industry) will explain how they are implementing additive manufacturing in their production processes.
Apart from the 35 speakers that will participate in the arena, In(3D)ustry will host 40 companies, a congress on robotics and a contest on innovative projects based on 3D printing.
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