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Medical Device Manufacturer, University, and Community Partners Explore 3D Additive Manufacturing for Final Medical Devices

 

After receiving a half-million-dollar grant from the Grand Rapids SmartZone that will fund a two-and-a-half-year collaborative research program, Grand Valley State University, the applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI), and MediSurge have partnered to implement 3D printing technology from Carbon, Inc. to explore applications in final medical device manufacturing.

More than a dozen graduate and undergraduate students from Grand Valley State University will be joining the aMDI team in the research efforts. The state-of-the-art Carbon 3D printer has been installed in aMDI’s incubator space in Grand Valley’s Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences.

By working together to understand how to best apply this type of technology to the industry, there is significant opportunity to disrupt and enhance current medical device manufacturing practices.

 

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Partners

 

 

The Grand Valley "circle G logomark" and the word, "aMDI" 
 The Grand Valley blue "circle G" logomark along with the words, "Grand Valley State University www.gvsu.edu"     
A green and blue logo that says, "MediSurge An ISO 13485:2016 Certified Contract Manufacturer"
The letters "MEDC" and the phrase, "Michigan Economic Development Corporation"
 

Headshots

 

Click the links below to download high resolution images of Kara Wood and Dr. Brent Nowak.

 

Contact

 

The full press release, fact sheets, and high-res images are available for download below. To learn more about this project, or MediSurge’s future 3D printing capabilities, please fill out the contact form and a member of our team will be in touch.

 

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