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  • Collaboration announced between PDR and Renishaw

    Patient specific cutting guides and implants for reconstruction of facial bones Engineering and healthcare technologies company, Renishaw plc and PDR (International Centre for Design and Research), have signed a major new research collaboration that will help to ensure that the UK is at the forefront of healthcare innovation.

  • Mission to Nepal – surgical education and innovation in disaster affected regions

    Nepal virtual model The disastrous Nepal earthquake of 2015 left the health and surgical care systems of the country in disarray. To support and train local surgeons, a team of UK specialists undertook three missions to the country. Following the first mission a patient who suffered a road traffic accident was brought to their attention, culminating in what is believed to be the country's first customised 3D printed orbital implant.

  • Pioneering additive manufacturing reshapes patient’s face

    Stephen Power Surgery Additive manufacturing (3D printing) is changing and improving many traditional industries and processes. Healthcare is no exception with reconstructive surgery being particularly prominent. A horrific motorcycle accident left Stephen Power with multiple skull fractures that changed his life and meant he would require reconstructive surgery.

  • Health and wellbeing award for Renishaw collaboration

    Health and wellbeing award for Renishaw collaboration Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment (ADEPT), a project that enables the widespread use of 3D printing to produce bespoke maxillofacial implants, has won the Health and Wellbeing category at The Engineer magazine’s Collaborate to Innovate Awards held on September 7th, 2016. The collaborative project draws on the academic and industrial expertise of several UK partners, including global engineering and scientific technology company Renishaw.

  • Renishaw collaboration receives health and wellbeing award shortlist

    Metal 3D printed cranial plate Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment (ADEPT) has been shortlisted for a Collaborate to Innovate award, in the Health and Wellbeing category. The collaborative project aims to revolutionise maxillofacial implants through design and laser melting by drawing on expertise from several partners, including global engineering company Renishaw.

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