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How a Grand Valley State institute could impact medical device manufacturing

January 24, 2019

How a Grand Valley State institute could impact medical device manufacturing

“Early 3D printers were just printing layers with weak points that were only good for prototyping or show and tell, not really production ready. The difference today is that the technology has matured, the materials have matured, and the computer science has matured.’’

The aMDI team is working on creating production-grade medical devices that can be safely implanted into and under the skin, which isn't currently possible.

“The current process of launching a new medical device to market in the United States is strictly regulated, highly complex, and expensive, so we understand the importance of perfecting this type of emerging technology,” said Bob Taylor, CEO of Alliant Healthcare Products and MediSurge, in a press release statement.

“Being able to offer this type of novel service would drastically decrease time to market for products and create immense value for customers.” Continue Reading

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