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forum Update May 31 2017

Published

Author(s)

Carl G. Simon Jr.

Abstract

Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) The Department of Defense has announced an award of $80M to the non-profit Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) located in Manchester, NH, led by Dean Kamen: www.armiusa.org. This award was made for the creation of an “Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ATB-MII).” ARMI will be operate the ATB-MII as “BioFabUSA” within the Manufacturing USA network: https://www.manufacturingusa.com. BioFabUSA is an 87-member coalition consisting of 47 companies and 26 academic institutes which will match the $80M in federal funds with $241M in non- federal cost-sharing. The goal of BioFabUSA is to establish a public-private partnership that will “develop next-generation manufacturing techniques for repairing and replacing cells, tissues and organs for wounded service members.” The institute will encompass “state-of-the-art tissue manufacturing, cell and biomaterial processing, 3-D bioprinting, automation and nondestructive testing technologies.”
Citation
Biomaterials Forum

Keywords

tissue engineering

Citation

Simon, C. (2018), forum Update May 31 2017, Biomaterials Forum (Accessed March 1, 2024)
Created January 30, 2018, Updated October 4, 2018