$500,000 Grant To Be Used To Develop 3D Medical Device Parts At GVSU

$500,000 Grant To Be Used To Develop 3D Medical Device Parts At GVSU

GRAND RAPIDS — A $500,000 grant from the Grand Rapids SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority will fund a 2 1/2-year program to use 3D printing technology to create medical device parts using medical grade materials and tolerances.

The intent to cut the cost and time barriers for medical devices entering the market.

More than a dozen students from Grand Valley State University’s Padnos College of Engineering and Computing will join the GVSU Applied Medical Device Institute and the Grand Rapids medical device contract designer and manufacturer MediSurge Products LLC in the effort, which will use 3D printing technology from Redwood City, Calif.-based Carbon Inc.

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By |2019-01-17T11:52:40+00:00January 17th, 2019|ESD, Life Sciences|

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Matt Roush, a former business and technology journalist for such publications as the Traverse City Record Eagle, Crain's Detroit Business and WWJ News Radio's GLTR, is now Director of Media Relations and Managing Editor, University News Bureau. He also is editor of the Engineering Society of Detroit's Technology Century website, plus a co-host of M2 TechCast on the PodcastDetroit Network.

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