3D Printing for Medical Technologies

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Registration from 9:30 am

This event will showcase the latest developments in 3D printing technologies for medical applications, which will one day transform current practices.

Dr Will Shu (Department of Biomedical Engineering) will give an overview of Strathclyde's 3D bioprinting expertise and capabilities to produce tissues and organs for medical transplantation, personalised medicine and drug development.

Following that, there will be talks from both an industry and clinical perspective:

  • Prof. Frederic.Picard (Golden Jubilee National Hospital, GJNH) is a pioneer in the area of computer-assisted surgery (CAS). Since July 2005 he has been a full time Orthopaedic Consultant at the GJNH.
  • Mr. James Cross - Technical Sales Engineer, SYS Systems

Registration and refreshments will be available from 9.30am.  Lunch will be provided from 1pm.

You may also be interested in attending a related event immediately after this event - "Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and their Role in Medical Technology Development?".  Please select the option, if relevant, when you register.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in developing and applying 3D printing technologies for medical applications, including:

  • Clinicians.
  • Engineers in the field.
  • Professionals from industry, life science & medical technology sectors. 

Benefits of attending

  • Find out about the latest 3D printing and 3D bio printing technologies for medical applications.
  • Explore opportunities to collaborate with academics at the University of Strathclyde.


Prof. Will Shu
phone +44 (0)141 548 3031
Prof. Terry Gourlay
phone +44 01415482005

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