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3 Days of 3D Printing: 6 conferences focused on medical 3D printing & materials & a two-day medical exhibition, in 2 different locations

3 Days of 3D Printing: 6 conferences focused on medical 3D printing & materials & a two-day medical exhibition, in 2 different locations

Maastricht – During Jan 31, 2017 – February 02, 2017, an international 3D Printing event focused on medical 3D Printing and 3D Printing materials, including a two-day expo, will take place in two different locations in the Netherlands: MECC Maastricht and Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen. The conferences are not only academic, but innovative events bringing together brilliant minds and discoveries.

What will happen, when and where?

Jan 31 – Feb 01, MECC Maastricht3D Printing Medical Expo – a two-day exhibition, where the attendees can see real life solutions of the technologies discussed during the conferences, as well as many other innovative technologies. The list of exhibitors includes (inter)national market leaders and innovative start-ups such as: 3D4Makers, 3DMedNet, 3D Systems, Cellink, Dental Printing Services, EnvisionTEC, GOM, Oceanz, Optics11, RENISHAW – Renishaw + Laser implants, SLM Solutions, WiDE, Z3DLAB, Z3DLabs.

Jan 31, MECC Maastricht: 3D Bioprinting Conference and 3D Dental Printing Conference:

  • 3D Bioprinting Conference – Internationally renowned specialists from University of Cambridge, iMakr, University of Pennsylvania, University of Zurich and many more will gather to discuss gripping topics such as Patenting Bioartificial Organs; μPlasmaPrint; Biofabrication of hard and soft matrix for bone tissue regeneration.
  • 3D Dental Printing Conference- The conference will tackle not only emerging technologies and new materials, but also legal aspects and how 3D printing will change the dental practice. Speakers from Z3DLAB, University of Perugia, EOS, UZ Leuven, University of Nottingham, ACTA will talk about 3D Printed dental implants; dental 3D printing with biocompatible materials; 3D scanning systems; metal dental restorations; 3D virtual orthognathic surgery and more.

Feb 01, MECC Maastricht: 3D Medtech Printing Conference and 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing Conference

  • 3D Medtech Printing Conference – Speakers from Stratasys, ONVZ Health Insurance, Mobilab, Maastricht University Medical Centre will tackle topics such as 3D-Printing in Cardiovascular Surgery; Design and printing of orthopaedic devices; PRinting PERsonalized orthopaedic implantS and more.
  • 3D Medicine & Pharmaceutics Printing Conference – TEVA ratiopharm, FabRx, Åbo Akademi University, Dewallens & Partners Law Firm, University of Hertfordshire, University of Sheffield will talk about Potential of 3D printed medicines for paediatric and geriatric use; Legal issues around 3D printed drugs; Designing compartmental pharmaceutical products based on 3D printing; Emergence of 3D printed dosage forms.

Feb 01, Brightlands Chemelot Campus: 4D Printing & Meta Materials Conference – Gripping topics such as New Origami (Foldable) Designs by Shape Memory Polymer Filament, Metamaterial Mechanisms, 4D printed scaffolds for regenerative medicine, Meta-biomaterials, 3D printed complex microoptics, will be approached by speakers from Keio University, Hasso Plattner Institute, Fraunhofer IWM, Maastricht University, FOM Institute AMOLF, University of the West of England, University of Wollongong.

Feb 02, Brightlands Chemelot Campus: 3D Printing Materials Conference – It will be a unique, innovative event, where renowned specialists from Shapeways, Ultimaker, Hewlett-Packard, Chemson Pacific/Australia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, e-Xstream engineering and many more will gather to discuss 3D-printable PVC; Materials for fused filament fabrication; Materials for HP Multijet Fusion Technology; 3D Printing and the Circular market; How will digital manufacturing change the consumer market and what is needed?

For more information about the 3D Medical Expo and the 6 related 3D Printing conferences, we invite you to visit:


The conferences are organised by Jakajima in partnership with MECC Maastricht and Brightlands Chemelot Center.
About MECC, Maastrichts Exhibition & Congress Centre
MECC Maastricht’s product is success. With our flexibility, high level of service and entrepreneurial attitude we offer organisers, participants and visitors to trade fairs, congresses and events maximum success. Several international medical conferences and also TEFAF, world’s leading art fair, take place in our modern exhibition and convention centre in the south of the Netherlands.

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