3D Printing to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts
Formlabs launched its COVID-19 response efforts in March of 2020, determined to help the medical community use 3D printing to address the pandemic and associated supply chain shortages. In the following months, we worked with dozens of healthcare providers and government agencies around the world on various projects spanning COVID-19 testing, PPE, and medical equipment.
On this page you can find information on currently available applications for medical professionals and non-clinical use. You will also find stories highlighting how Formlabs users overcame local challenges and shortages to help fight the pandemic.
Hear from users around the world that pivoted to 3D print during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Academic Medical Centers and the 3D Printing Industry Teamed Up to Respond to COVID-19
Researchers at academic medical centers (AMCs) across the country, who typically use 3D printers for surgical applications and academic research, began using 3D printers to create personal protective equipment (PPE), nasal swabs for viral testing, and ventilator adaptors.
How Health Systems are Managing Crisis Response and Enabling Affordable Personalized Medicine with 3D Printing.
Jeff Immelt, former CEO of GE and GE Healthcare, and Max Lobovsky, CEO of Formlabs, discuss how 3D printing is changing healthcare. Learn how 3D printing technology is critical to the fight against COVID-19.
Ultimate Guide to Engineering From Home
Do you need to work from home due to COVID-19 restrictions? With the right home setup and workflow, desktop 3D printing can help you maintain productivity and adapt quickly while working remotely. Ultimately, this agility will help you keep the edge on your competitors and maintain tight deadlines, even through a crisis.
3D Printing Applications
Formlabs has made available 3D prints for both clinical and nonclinical users.
Below, find content for medical professionals such as information on NP swabs and BiPaP adaptors. These are select clinical projects that Formlabs and our clinical innovation partners have pioneered around the world and have been using in the field.
For non-medical users who do not have specialized manufacturing environments which meet regulatory requirements to produce medical-grade parts, we’ve put together a library of impactful solutions that are ready to be printed and used by anyone.
Applications for hospitals, medical device firms, healthcare providers, and the clinical community.
Since the start of the pandemic, 3D printing has been generating headlines. From the race to produce test swabs, to new FDA approved devices addressing supply chain shortages, 3D printing stepped up to help fight COVID-19. Here is a collection of some of the biggest stories you may have missed.
Since the start of the pandemic, hundreds of companies, nonprofits, and government agencies have contributed to reducing the impact of COVID-19. Below, you will find awards given to Formlabs by various media publications.
Frequently Asked Questions
Formlabs has received thousands of inquiries regarding how 3D printing can help the current crisis. Here are answers to some of the most common questions we have received.
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