πŸ–¨οΈ 3D Bioprinting Centre of Excellence

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At the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru on Friday became the first city in the nation to receive a 3D bioprinting Center of Excellence.

Story so far: An agreement between IISc and CELLINK, a bioprinting business that is a subsidiary of BICO, a bioconvergence startup, led to the establishment of the centre. It is kept at the Center for BioSystems Science and Engineering at IISc (BSSE).

  • The centre will focus on working specifically on healthcare related to heart, bone, cartilage, and cancer.

Role of centre: The centre will give researchers access to 3D bioprinting equipment, allowing them to move more quickly on important applications with the ultimate goal of bettering health outcomes.

  • Its primary goal is to equip scientists with the resources they need to enhance research in the fields of tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and drug discovery.

(Image credits: CELLINK’sΒ Twitter Post)

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