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Computer-aided cell arrangement to create 3D tissue structures for medicine and the pharmaceutical industry.

Bioprinting – the computer-controlled printing of cells and extracellular matrices - applies additive manufacturing processes to living materials, enabling structured cell arrangements in artificial 3D tissue structures.

In cooperation with other HLS Institutes, we develop processes which apply this technology in the fields of medical, pharmaceutical and environmental technology. In future these organic structures could serve as artificial tissue, even as substitutes for entire human organs, or could function as synthetic model systems to replace animal experiments in the development of new active substances.

Our Team

Prof. Dr. David Hradetzky
Prof. Dr. David Hradetzky Deputy head of institute and lecturer
Telephone : +41 61 228 54 58 (direct)
Dr. Maurizio Gullo
Dr. Maurizio Gullo Lableader 3D bioprinting and biohybrid microsystems
Telephone : +41 61 228 53 31 (direct)
Fabian Züger
Fabian Züger PhD Student
Telephone : +41 61 228 58 52 (direct)

Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Life Sciences, Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics Hofackerstrasse 30 CH - 4132 Muttenz
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