Metal 3D Printing Medical Devices 🗓

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blank blank Dec 16, 2021
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Metal 3D printing for medical devices is continually on the rise as physicians and researchers are increasingly taking advantage of the technology’s boundless flexibility. From preoperative planning to surgical guide production and patient specific implants, 3D printing of biocompatible metals offers many unique benefits for greater surgical success and reduced patient recovery times at a fraction of the cost compared to traditional methods. The ability to rapidly produce customized prosthetics is also helping to overcome long standing challenges in orthopedics, helping to ensure a better fit, improved performance and overall patient outcomes.

In this webinar, we are fortunate to hear from a diverse panel of experts who will share with us their latest research & development, industry insights, and entrepreneurial activities. We will also have breakout rooms following the webinar for 30 minutes of networking. This serves to network freely and to connect Pitch3D start-ups and investors during the breakout session, you can apply here. The on-demand recording will also be available here after the event.

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Speakers:

Kuntay Aktas

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I am passionate technology executive, leader and strategist. I am expert in additive manufacturing, medical 3D Printing, AM technology implementations and applications.

I am co-founder of BTech Innovation and currently working as CEO of the company. During my years at BTech Innovation, I’ve had he privilege of working with global companies (USA, UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Belgium, Italy, Latvia, Netherland, Canada) and technology experts as representative, consultant and partner all around the World.

I have ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and to navigate complex challenges. I have always been an integral part of BTech team who succeed many global case studies, awards and projects and became leading engineering company in additive manufacturing industry.

Specialties: Entrepreneurship, 3D Printing, Industrial Additive Manufacturing, Medical 3D Printing, Marketing and Sales, Electron Beam Melting, Metal Laser Sintering, Topology Optimization, Desing for Additive Manufacturing, Management

Dr. Gerald Mitteramskogler

CEO of Incus GmbH

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Gerald Mitteramskogler was born in Steyr, Austria. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Vienna University of Technology. His research was focused on the developing of materials and systems for the AM of dental ceramics. In 2015–2019 he worked as a Head of research and development of metal-based materials for lithography-based printing at Lithoz, expert in 3D printing of bone replacement material and high-performance ceramics. Since 2019 Gerald is CEO at Incus, Austrian system provider for an innovative lithography-based Metal Manufacturing (LMM). Gerald is a mechanical engineering professional with 11+ years of experience in AM of metals and ceramics. Understanding the challenges of metal manufacturing, he founded Incus to introduce a novel 3D printing technology for producing complex parts.

Jeph Ruppert

Director, Applciation Innovation Group

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Jeph Ruppert is a director with 3D Systems’ Application Innovation Group (AIG) – a team comprised of engineers, designers and technicians that collaborates with the company’s customers to architect bespoke additive manufacturing solutions and applications. Renowned for his expertise in process control, validation and characterization using metal AM within the medical device and other critical application industries, Jeph has supported the manufacture of more than 2 million medical devices to date and more than 100 customer 510(k) and CE marks. He is a key contributor to regulatory organizations, providing guidance which is helping to shape industry standards. Jeph received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Economics from the University of Colorado – Boulder, and writes and speaks frequently sharing his expertise in metal AM.

Laura Kastenmayer

Industry Manager Medical Technology, Additive Manufacturing

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Laura Kastenmayer is the responsible Industry Manager for Medical Technology at TRUMPF Additive Manufacturing. Starting her career as an application engineer for Additive Manufacturing in 2017, she had to deal with all questions related to process and parameter set-up as well as freedom and restrictions in design and material. These topics have been no news to her since she already got involved with powder bed fusion Additive Manufacturing during her bachelor and master studies of Medical Technology at Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. In her current role as Industry Manager, she has already overseen several customer projects from first contact to machine installation and equipment qualification of the TruPrint machines. TRUMPF’s TruPrint machines enable customers to manufacture metallic high-quality parts in different shapes and sizes fulfilling the specific requirements of mechanical properties, detail resolution and cost per part.

Moderator:

Dr. Jenny Chen

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Dr. Jenny Chen is trained as a neuroradiologist, founder/CEO of 3DHEALS. Her main interests include next generation education, 3D printing in the healthcare sector, automated biology, artificial intelligence. She is an angel investor who invests in Pitch3D companies.

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