A 3D nano printer developed by Czechs can create micro-implants for biomedicine

Published: 20.11.2023 Related countries:  Finland Finland , Denmark Denmark , Sweden Sweden , Norway Norway

At the conference on 3D nanoprinting in Lelekovice in Brno, the first Czech 3D nanoprinter, which is capable of creating objects with extremely small details, was presented. Their dimensions are less than 100 nanometers. This innovative device was developed by IQS nano in cooperation with the Institute of Scientific Instruments (the Czech Academy of Sciences).

Thus, the IQnano3D printing system can create objects that have microscopic structures. This has many uses, for example enabling the transformation of common and brittle ceramic materials into flexible and extremely light products, as up to 90 percent of their volume can be air. In practice, then, this 3D nanoprinter opens the door to the development of advanced materials that can be used, for example, in the manufacture of equipment for space flights or in scientific research.

"In biomedicine, this technology can be used to develop new types of micro-implants for the treatment of injuries such as nerve injuries. The technology can also be used, for example, in the development of synthetic models of tissues and organs or plasters with a system of microscopic needles, the application of which will be painless," said Milan Matějka, the company's executive and co-author of the device.

At the same time, he emphasized that the patch with a system of microscopic needles will be able to release medicinal substances in a controlled manner. Milan Matějka believe that by bringing their system to the market, they are bringing a revolutionary solution for advanced research and development in many industries.

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Source: https://www.novinky.cz/clanek/internet-a-pc-hardware-3d-nanotiskarna-dokaze-vytvorit-mikroimplantaty-pro-biomedicinu-vyrobili-ji-cesi-40450900