3-D printing of prosthetic limbs aided by state cash

Story excerpt provided by The Blade.

Written by Ahmed Elbenni.

An infusion of state cash will help the Toledo-based Center of Innovative Food and Technology further develop its food safety and 3-D printing programs.

The organization, a private nonprofit and affiliate of the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Program, has been providing technical, business, and manufacturing assistance to the region’s food and agriculture industry since its inception in 1995.

But about $230,000 in state grant funding headed to the center will bolster work the organization performs outside of its namesake area of expertise: 3-D printing medical devices like foot orthotics and prosthetics.

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Originally published July 3, 2017.

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