Tag: 3D printing

Lawrence Livermore Lab use 3D printing to enhance CO2-based materials and energy

Lawrence Livermore Lab use 3D printing to enhance CO2-based materials and energy

July 20, 2021 |

In California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and their collaborators are leveraging the power of 3D printing to improve the performance of electrochemical reactors used to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to useful energy sources, chemicals and material feedstocks.  Working under a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with Stanford University and oil and gas […]

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Bioprinted cultured meat, 3D printed algae, biobased coffee capsules, cell-cultured human breast milk, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 10th

Bioprinted cultured meat, 3D printed algae, biobased coffee capsules, cell-cultured human breast milk, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 10th

June 9, 2021 |

This week’s Top 8 Innovations are feeding our appetite. With cultured meat innovator MeaTech filing a provisional U.S. patent application for its bioprinting method for printing up some juicy steaks, 3D printed algae that could help future Mars colonies, Swiss coffee capsules now made from bioplastic, and the world’s first cell-cultured human breast milk for […]

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New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

New documentary highlights cell culture tech to grow meat, carbon capture and aquaculture

April 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., Gravitas Ventures, released Just Add Firewater LLC’s documentary “They Say It Can’t Be Done,” which follows four entrepreneurial companies tackling humanity’s biggest threats, including Eat JUST, Inc. which uses cell culture technology to grow meat and an Arizona State University scientist who created a synthetic tree that removes atmospheric carbon at one-thousand […]

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3D bioprinted Casa Covida, lab-grown fish, countertop meat gardens, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 2nd

3D bioprinted Casa Covida, lab-grown fish, countertop meat gardens, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 2nd

April 1, 2021 |

3D printed mud huts, called Casa Covida, are offering Covid-19 quarantine comfort complete with 3 a bedroom, fireplace and bathtub for when you need to separate from others. And you can be like a turtle and carry your house around thanks to the lightweight adobe walls made from sand, silt, clay and water, and printed […]

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Chalmers University researchers create wood-based ink for 3D printing that mimics nature

Chalmers University researchers create wood-based ink for 3D printing that mimics nature

July 1, 2019 |

In Sweden, researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood. Their research could revolutionize the manufacturing of green products. Through emulating the natural cellular architecture of wood, they now present the ability to create green products derived from […]

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EU project looks to include 3D printing in biofuel production

EU project looks to include 3D printing in biofuel production

February 27, 2019 |

In Cyprus, Omni3D Ltd, which is specialized in the production of industrial 3D printing, is conducting an innovative project in collaboration with the Cyprus University of Technology within the European M-Era net. The participants of the project “The production of biofuel in process using BioElectroCathodes and CO2” include Research and Innovation Centre Pro-Akademia – subordinate […]

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BASF invests in Alchemist Accelerator for chemical industry growth

BASF invests in Alchemist Accelerator for chemical industry growth

February 23, 2019 |

In California, BASF Venture Capital is investing $2 million into Alchemist Accelerator’s fund, allocating at least half towards investments in 3D printing, agtech, material informatics, nutrition, and technology game-changers. This investment supports BASF’s strategy to leverage digital technologies to drive business growth. “Alchemist has built a strong reputation for attracting the best in the digital […]

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Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops wood-based bioplastic 3D printing material

Advanced BioCarbon 3D develops wood-based bioplastic 3D printing material

January 6, 2019 |

In Canada, Advanced BioCarbon 3D, developed wood waste-based bioplastic filament for use in 3D printing to help reach their mission of sustainable carbon-free plastics for 3D printing. Their new bioplastic product is non-flammable and moisture resistant and comes from poplar (or cottonwood) trees. Darrel Fry, CEO of ABC3D, said, “People often think of bioplastics as […]

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New composite advances lignin as a renewable 3D printing material

New composite advances lignin as a renewable 3D printing material

December 22, 2018 |

In Tennessee, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a recipe for a renewable 3D printing feedstock that could spur a profitable new use for an intractable biorefinery byproduct: lignin. The discovery expands ORNL’s achievements in lowering the cost of bioproducts by creating novel uses for lignin—the material left over […]

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ORNL uses plant-based materials for 3D printing

ORNL uses plant-based materials for 3D printing

July 2, 2018 |

In Tennessee, a scalable processing technique developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory uses plant-based materials for 3D printing and offers a promising additional revenue stream for biorefineries. Scientists created a new material with excellent printability and performance by tapping into lignin—a key component of plant cell walls that provides sturdiness. The method combines lignin, rubber, […]

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