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Impresión 3D durante una cirugía en quirófano en el Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

The QuirofAM project focuses on research in am/i3D in the health industry to improve surgical practice.

Initial date

01 Jan 2018

Status

Ongoing

Area

Reference number

COMRDI16-1-0011

Aid granted

1,117,768.32 euros

The project

The “QuirofAM” project falls within the LLAVOR 3D Community, which includes as its strategic priority the “Enhancement of Innovation in Product and Technology” in the Industrial Systems sector area, and under this paradigm determines the strategical technological areas and the challenges and opportunities arising.

The objective of the “QuirofAM” project is to transform surgical practice through incorporating additive manufacturing on three levels: surgical trial models, guides and implants for reconstruction and bioactive implants for generating tissue. One of the most interesting benefits of this technology in the biomedical sector is the personalisation of treatments.

Over the course of this project the conversion of scanned medical images of the human body into files suitable for constructing parts using Additive Manufacturing (AM) will be researched, as will obtaining new biocompatible materials, developing more efficient and versatile production procedures, new post processes and superficial treatments supplying better properties for surgical practice and the technological validation of the results obtained.

Participating bodies

Fundación CIM, IBEC, IQS, LEITAT, RICOH, FSJD, HSJD, CSPT, TRACTIVUS, AVINENT, VECMEDICAL.

Funding

Project co-funded by the European Union through the European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF) with the support of ACCIÓ - Autonomous Government of Catalonia.