Between 31st January and 2nd February 2017, an international 3D Printing event focused on medical 3D Printing and 3D Printing materials, including a two-day expo, will take place in two different locations in the Netherlands: MECC Maastricht and Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen.
The conferences are both academic and innovative events bringing together brilliant minds and discoveries.
31st January-1st February, MECC Maastricht – 3D Printing Medical Expo
This is a two-day exhibition where the attendees can see real life solutions of the technologies discussed during the conferences, as well as many other innovative technologies. The list of exhibitors includes (inter)national market leaders and start-ups such as: 3D4Makers, 3DMedNet, 3D Systems, Cellink, Dental Printing Services, EnvisionTEC, GOM, Oceanz, Optics11, RENISHAW – Renishaw + Laser implants, SLM Solutions, WiDE, Z3DLAB, Z3DLabs.
31st January, MECC Maastricht: 3D Bioprinting Conference and 3D Dental Printing Conference:
1st February, MECC Maastricht: 3D Medtech Printing Conference and 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing Conference
1st February, Brightlands Chemelot Campus: 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference
Topics such as New Origami (Foldable) Designs by Shape Memory Polymer Filament, Metamaterial Mechanisms, 4D printed scaffolds for regenerative medicine, Meta-biomaterials, 3D printed complex microoptics, will be approached by speakers from Keio University, Hasso Plattner Institute, Fraunhofer IWM, Maastricht University, FOM Institute AMOLF, University of the West of England, University of Wollongong.
2nd February, Brightlands Chemelot Campus: 3D Printing Materials Conference
The organisers claim that it will be a unique, innovative event, where renowned specialists from Shapeways, Ultimaker, Hewlett-Packard, Chemson Pacific/Australia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, e-Xstream engineering and many more will gather to discuss 3D-printable PVC; Materials for fused filament fabrication; Materials for HP Multijet Fusion Technology; 3D Printing and the Circular market; How will digital manufacturing change the consumer market and what is needed?