FabRx starts crowdfunding campaign to produce 3D printer for personalised pharmaceutical products

FabRx

FabRx starts crowdfunding campaign to produce 3D printer for personalised pharmaceutical products

The new printer and software produces personalised medicines adapted for individual patients’ needs

FabRx is the first pharmaceutical company to work and act on the dream of personalised medicines using 3D printing technology. FabRx, in partnership with The Magic Candy Factory are working together to adapt a confectionary 3D printer to prepare medicines that are ideal for children. FabRx announces the starting of a crowdfunding campaign to raise money and create awareness about this innovative technology on Wednesday 6th December. You can find more information about the Kickstarter campaign in the following link:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1533832013/1462390728?ref=363525&token=547920b8

The new printer allows the tailored manufacturing of medicines, including:

•          precise dose medication (personalised doses)
•          the combination of more than one drug (Polypill)
•          a range of formulations (tablets, capsules, chewable formulations) and
•          preparing these medicines on-demand in hospitals or pharmacies Continue reading “FabRx starts crowdfunding campaign to produce 3D printer for personalised pharmaceutical products”

Recipe design & software to be grocer’s new secret sauce?

Recipe design

Recipe design & software to be grocer’s new secret sauce? 3D printing might bring tech world business model elements to grocery stores, such as software-as-a-service or SaaS. SaaS sells or licenses and delivers software to the user on demand rather than as a product in a box. In the future, grocery stores might compete on how their chefs, or store’s ‘food designers’, produce the best meal programs available only on that store’s website for single downloads and only using that store’s supplies.  Continue reading “Recipe design & software to be grocer’s new secret sauce?”

Lunchbot Gives Bento Lunches a 3D Printed Flair (VIDEO)

Japanese culture has a flair for transforming the mundane, like an ordinary lunch, into something aesthetically pleasing. Yoshihiro Asano, a student at Keiko University, found an automated method for spicing up is bento box lunches, by converting his 3D printer into a meal decorator capable of decorating his rice with furikake-based drawings. Continue reading “Lunchbot Gives Bento Lunches a 3D Printed Flair (VIDEO)”