Breakthroughs in cell technologies, materials science, and biofabrication methods, particularly 3D bioprinting, have laid a foundation for large-scale manufacturing of tissues and tissue-related products. ARMI | BioFabUSA is thrilled to be co-organizing and a sponsor of this year's UMN 2019 Manufacturing Needs for Biofabrication of Engineered Tissues and Organs Event, which will take place Monday, April 15 at the UMN Campus in Minneapolis, MN.
Attendees of this conference will learn from industry and academic experts on what will be needed to bring biofabrication from its current prototype to reproducible, manufactured tissue products in the future. Keynote speakers include Ibrahim Ozoblat of Penn State University, Joyce Wong of Boston University and Claudia Zylberberg of Akron Biotechnology.
Short talks, discussions, and brainstorming sessions will include topics covering raw materials, supply chain challenges as well as others. Additionally, there will be breakout sessions in the afternoon focused on the success of tissue engineered medical product certificates of analysis. Members of the ARMI | BioFabUSA community should note that if they attend the morning sessions and afternoon "Breakout Sessions Group" it will be classified as a "work session", allowing time spent at the event and associated travel to be counted as cost share towards your ARMI | BioFabUSA Membership, so be sure to register now!