3D bioprinter that builds functional living tissue

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Steve McGarry
Steve McGarryHunterHiring@stvmcg · Entrepreneur and coffee snob
SXSW 2015 Accelerator Finalist. With over a 120,000 people in the US alone on waiting lists for organs, why not 3D bioprint them? Bioprinting: Recreating the 3D structure of a tissue using a fabrication technique where a computer program slices up a construct into discrete layers and rebuilds them using some sort of biomaterial extruded from a printer head that can move up, down, and side-to-side. These biomaterials are designed to mimic the architecture of the extracellular matrix in which cells are suspended. This team is building low cost, high resolution, 3D bioprinters revolutionizing the field of regenerative medicine.
Siddharth Gupta
Siddharth Gupta@siddygups · Student
can this be used for self-assembly and 4d printing?