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1. (WO2018166641) HANDHELD 3D BIOPRINTER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/166641    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/079283
Publication Date: Fri Sep 21 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Nov 16 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B29C 64/106
B29C 64/209
Applicants: SMR PATENTS S.À.R.L
Inventors: THORPE, Dylan
BELCHER, Simon
NICHOLSON, James
Title: HANDHELD 3D BIOPRINTER
Abstract:
A handheld 3D printing apparatus for printing biocompatible materials including stem cells for performing in-situ surgical repairs and comprises one UV curable reagent container and one cell supporting reagent container which are co-axially extruded from a tip and cured to perform in-situ repairs. The extruded material comprises a core material protected by a shell material. The reagents are driven from the containers using an electronic drive train at a constant rate.