Category: Research


Cotton-Based 3D Printer Challenge

InnoCentive, an innovation and crowdsourcing company, has posted a challenge from an investor who is looking for a way to create a 3D printer that prints using cotton. InnoCentive connects seekers such as commercial enterprises,…


New Heat-Resistant Bioplastic Material for 3D Printing

Taiwan-based Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has created a heat-resistant, food-grade bioplastic material. For the past eight years, the researchers at ITRI have worked to produce a material that can hold up to higher temperatures,…


3D Printed Batteries The Size of a Grain of Sand

Back in June, reported that researchers at Harvard were making a leap forward applying 3d printing to battery making.  This week they were recognized for that achievement by the Academic R&D Award at the…