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    • 3D printed hydrogel-based scaffolds for tissue regeneration 

      Perez Reyes, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Tissue engineering is an emerging technology whose efforts are aimed towards repairing and regenerating injured tissues by developing bioactive scaffolds. Recently, scaffolds made of hydrogels have become interesting ...
    • 3D printed lab-scale raceway ponds reactors applied to photo-Fenton processes 

      Nasr Esfahani, Kourosh; Zandi, Mohammad Damous; Travieso Rodriguez, Jose Antonio; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Pérez Moya, Montserrat (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In this work, two different printable materials, PLA (polylactic acid) and Timberfill were evaluated in terms of chemical resistance to photo-Fenton reactants and viability for conducting the assays in raceway pond reactors ...
    • 3D Printed porous polyamide macrocapsule combined with alginate microcapsules for safer cell-based therapies 

      Saenz del Burgo, Laura; Ciriza, Jesús; Espona Noguera, Albert; Illa, Xavi; Cabruja, Enric; Orive, Gorka; Hernández, Rosa Maria; Villa, Rosa; Pedraz, Jose Luiz; Álvarez, Mar (Nature, 2018-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Cell microencapsulation is an attractive strategy for cell-based therapies that allows the implantation of genetically engineered cells and the continuous delivery of de novo produced therapeutic products. However, the ...
    • 3D printed prototype of a complex neuroblastoma for preoperative surgical planning 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Uceda Molera, Roger; Castellví, Anna; Lustig, Pamela; Valls Esteve, Arnau; Ayats, Marta; Munuera, Josep; Buj Corral, Irene; Krauel, Lucas (Elsevier BV, 2021-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Neuroblastoma is the most common abdominal solid tumour in childhood. Its removal implies a complex surgery that requires surgical experience due to the usual encassement of major abdominal blood vessels. Standard surgical ...
    • 3D printed soft surgical planning prototype for a biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Lustig, Pamela; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Valls, Arnau; Krauel, Lucas; Buj Corral, Irene (Elsevier, 2020-05-11)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Biliary tract rhabdomyosarcoma is a soft tissue malignant musculoskeletal tumor which is located in the biliary tract. Although this tumor represents less than 1% of the total amount of childhood cancers, when localized, ...
    • 3D printer electronics design 

      Cañete Vela, Isabel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays, RepRap and Arduino communities have had an increasing progress. These terms are demarcated on the Open Source development model; the designs produced by these projects are released under the GNU General Public ...
    • 3D printing food: the sustainable future 

      López Galdeano, Jose Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Kauno Technologijos Universitetas, 2014)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Kauno Technologijos universitetas
      Nowadays, eating food is a normal activity in our style of life. Actually, most of us do not realise about which are the processes till food arrives to our dishes. However, is the supply chain balanced? Is all the food ...
    • 3D printing in medicine for preoperative surgical planning: a review 

      Tejo Otero, Aitor; Buj Corral, Irene; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip (2020-02-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The aim of this paper is to review the recent evolution of additive manufacturing (AM) within the medical field of preoperative surgical planning. The discussion begins with an overview of the different techniques, pointing ...
    • 3D printing non-cylindrical strands: morphological and structural implications 

      Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Thorel, Emilie; Liversain, Margaux; Riveiro Rodríguez, Antonio; Pou, Juan; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Universidade de Vigo
      Conventional direct ink writing uses circular nozzles and, therefore, results in cylindrical strands. 3D printing with non-circular nozzles adds new degrees of freedom to this versatile technology, and allows obtaining ...
    • 3D Printing Nutritionally Customized Healthy Food Through Generative Design System 

      Haj Hasan, Jamil Ammar Jamil (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-22)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      To keep eating healthy and maintaining healthy lifestyle, this master thesis document represents an experiment on the possibility of designing a system that follows generative design methods that transforms the nutritional ...
    • 3D printing of hierarchical porous biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffolds: Adding concavities to the convex filaments 

      Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
      Porosity plays a key role on the osteogenic performance of bone scaffolds. Direct Ink Writing (DIW) allows the design of customized synthetic bone grafts with patient-specific architecture and controlled macroporosity. ...
    • 3D Printing of Inconel 718 by MEAM 

      Huyenh, Valérie (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      La fabricación aditiva es una técnica de fabricación en plena expansión. Sin embargo, la técnica de modelado de deposición fundida no está muy desarrollada para los metales. El objetivo de este proyecto es encontrar el ...
    • 3D printing of solid oxide fuel cell 

      Cabezas i Peñalva, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays, 3D printing is booming as a processing technique, thanks to its versatility in the manufacture of complex geometries and with a quality finish, which cannot be obtained using traditional techniques and can reduce ...
    • 3D printing technology: The new era for food customization and elaboration 

      Dankar, Iman; Haddarah, Amira; El Omar, Fawaz; Sepulcre Sánchez, Francesc; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat (2018-05-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Digitalizing food using 3-Dimensional (3D) printing is an incipient sector that has a great potential of producing customized food with complex geometries, tailored texture and nutritional content.
    • 3D Printing with advanced ceramic materials. 

      De Luis Chueca, Lara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Due to the aging of the population and the need for maintaining masticatory functionality during their life span, the number of dental replacements is growing, substituting natural teeth by artificial crows, bridges and ...
    • 3D-printed alginate-peptide scaffolds for bone tissue engineering 

      Rosolek, Theo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      A main challenge of Tissue engineering is to create sustainable scaffolds that provide optimal biological properties to mimic the extracellular matrix(ECM). The aim of this project is to develop RGD modified alginate bioinks ...
    • 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds for bone regeneration: impact of geometry and treatment an in vivo study 

      Lehmann, Cyril Jean Roland Louis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-18)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Université de Lorraine
      The combination of the direct ink writing (DIW) manufacturing technique, also named robocasting, with the use of self-setting calcium phosphate inks based on α-tricalcium phosphate opens new possibilities ...
    • 3D-printed UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications 

      Vidal, Neus; Lopez-Villegas, Josep Maria; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Salas Barenys, Arnau; Garcia-Miquel, Aleix; González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents the design, manufacture and characterization of a novel 3D passive UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications. The prototype is fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques: 3D printing and copper ...
    • 3D-printing and computational fluid dynamics "meet" paperbased microfluidics for enhanced flow control in difusive sensors 

      López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Fernández, Pau; Mehrdel, Pouya; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2020)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This paper proposes combination of a 3D printed cartridge and paper-based microfluidic design that minimizes the amount of sample required to achieve the best control over the diffusion Y-microfluidic mixers. The use of ...
    • 3D-printing of 8Y-TZP solid oxide fuel cell electrolytes 

      Claude, Paulo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-02-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Université de Lorraine
      In this Master's thesis were printed electrolytes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) in yttria stabilized zirconia by additive manufacturing robocasting method and then characterized from the microstructural and mechanical ...