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3D Printing in Medical Technology – A Promising and Powerful Prospect

Interview with Dr. Stephan Weiß, co-founder of Hypecask

By now, 3D printing offers far greater application potential than originally thought. The grand vision is to print organs and stem cells to replace missing organ transplants. It would appear that this is still a long way away, but 3D printing is already being utilized in other medical technology areas. For instance in prosthetic foot and leg production and also in dental technology.

08/01/2014

Photo: Dr. Stephan Weiß

Dr. Stephan Weiß; ©private

Photo: Delta Tower

The Delta Tower is also suited to manufacture prosthetic foots and legs; © Dr. Stephan Weiß/private

Photo: Melanie Günther; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann