November 7, 2013
We have presented articles in our blogs, which show organic, biological 3-D printing projects, such as printing skin, organs, and making prosthetics. Here is an article, which has an artist combining 3-D printing and organic materials to make furniture!
Yes, this chair, 3-D Printed with straw, biopolymer, and mycelium (the organic basis of mushrooms and other fungi) actually lives! It “breathes”, takes in nutrients, and “grows”.
In Manufacturing for Growth: Strategies for Driving Growth and Employment, experts from the World Economic Forum and Deloitte Touche Tohmastu Limited (DTTL) explain why “today’s global competitiveness environment requires a team effort to succeed”.
Leaders in business, government, and academia must make “strategic choices” about how to develop and sustain advanced manufacturing, the report’s executive summary maintains. By sharing knowledge, building capabilities, and making decisions together, public and private partners can choose wisely and strengthen national economies.
Albany Business Review Ecovative Design, the startup whose innovative mushroom technology is serving as packaging material for such big players as Dell Inc. and Steelcase Inc., has raised