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forum Update May 31 2017



Carl G. Simon Jr.


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: 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: 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.”
Biomaterials Forum


tissue engineering


Simon, C. (2018), forum Update May 31 2017, Biomaterials Forum (Accessed July 12, 2024)


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Created January 30, 2018, Updated October 4, 2018