Story excerpt provided by Crain’s Cleveland Business.
Written by Lydia Coutre.
As 3D printing advances, with lower costs and more material options, the technology is becoming an increasingly attractive tool for Northeast Ohio’s health care industry.
The region has companies working in various applications of 3D printing in health care: prototyping, modeling, instruments, explants, implants and more.
Northeast Ohio is “very well positioned” as a region to take advantage of this technology and its uses in medical devices, said Vijay Iyer, vice president of business development for BioEnterprise, the region’s nonprofit health care and bioscience business accelerator.
For the past 12 to 18 months, BioEnterprise has been looking at 3D printing as an area that has “a potential significant impact” for the region’s biomedical industry, Iyer said.
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Originally published March 18, 2018.