Hyderabad: The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) organized its highly anticipated 2nd National Conference on Medical Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) in Hyderabad. The conference focused on the application of additive manufacturing (3D printing) technologies in dental and medical implants, medical devices, orthotics and prosthetics, and bio-materials.
The event witnessed the participation of esteemed officials from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and the Emerging Technologies Wing of the Government of Telangana, along with over 250 medical professionals from across the country.
The conference received strong support from leading global companies in the AM Medical vertical, including Materialise NV, Hewlett Packard (H.P), Redington, Imaginarium, GE, Formlabs, Primeam, and Matrix Nano. Local medical ecosystem partners, such as CDSCO and AMTZ, also played a crucial role in the success of the conference.
The sessions featured renowned global experts who shared their knowledge and insights on various aspects of medical additive manufacturing, aiming to increase awareness and understanding among medical professionals. One of NCAM’s incubated startups, Saveer Matrix Nano, introduced “Orthodon-Ti,” a 100% made-in-India powder specifically designed for dental applications. This development further showcases NCAM’s commitment to promoting local innovation and contributing to the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-Reliant India).
NCAM CEO Jaspreet Sidhu expressed his optimism about the growth of medical 3D printing in India and its potential to revolutionize healthcare in the country. He highlighted the rising demand for personalized healthcare solutions, technological advancements, and the increasing awareness of the numerous benefits of 3D printing, all contributing to the expansion of the market.The successful conference served as a platform to foster collaboration, exchange knowledge, and propel the field of medical additive manufacturing forward. NCAM, together with its startups and partners, remains dedicated to pushing the boundaries of innovation in India and working towards a self-reliant nation. (INN)