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GVSU AWARDED $500 THOUSAND TO STUDY CARBON 3D PRINTING IN HEALTHCARE
January 22, 2019
The half-million dollar grant for this project was provided by the Grand Rapids SmartZone, a community board enabled by the Michigan State legislation. The aim of this board is to support high-technology entrepreneurs and businesses within the city of Grand Rapids.
In addition to GVSU, aMDI, and Carbon, the program is supported by MediSurge, a medical device manufacturer based in West Michigan. MediSurge believes that 3D printing technology will help enhance the current medical device market. Bob Taylor, CEO of Alliant Healthcare Products and MediSurge, explains, “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.” Continue Reading