New Release Coming Soon
3D Printing Human Cells
TLEMsafe Project
Baby's life saved with 3D model
Take a sneak peek at the exciting improvements in our upcoming new release!

We're proud to announce our upcoming new release of the Mimics Innovation Suite! It is packed with exciting new modules, features and modalities that will improve clinical outcomes and lead the way in biomedical R&D. Click here to learn more about our new X-ray Module, Pulmonary Module, 3D Ultrasound Import, improved C&V Segmentation Module, Mass Segmentation Module and much more!

3D Printing Human Cells Today for 3D-Printed Living Organs Tomorrow

What would the world be like with 3D-printed organs made from real human tissue? Researchers at the Sabanci University in Turkey took us one step forward to this reality as they were the first to 3D print anatomically accurate aorta cells. To achieve this accuracy, the group of researchers used Materialise’s Mimics Innovation Suite software to use the patient’s MRI data as input for a 3D reconstruction.

TLEMsafe: Modeling Patient-Specific Musculoskeletal Mechanisms

Materialise is participating in the TLEMsafe Project, a follow-up project on the development of the Twente Lower Extremity Model (TLEM), a musculoskeletal model used to predict muscle and joint reaction forces during movements. The main objective of TLEMsafe is to integrate this musculoskeletal model with the patient's MRI to simulate the surgery and thus predict functional recovery. The project aims at increasing the chance of performing limb-salvage surgery by improving the safety and predictability of complex musculoskeletal surgery using a patient-specific navigation system.

3D-Printed Heart Model Helps Surgeons Save Baby’s Life

Materialise played a pivotal role in helping surgeons save a baby boy’s life through the use of a 3D-printed heart model. Together with Dr. Dydynski, Chief of Pediatric Radiology at Kosair Children’s Hospital, Materialise used the Mimics Innovation Suite to generate an optimized 3D model of the myocardium and prepared the file of the child’s heart for 3D Printing.

Welcome to Materialise

At Materialise, with our Mimics Innovation Suite, we're powering new innovations in biomedical research and helping others make discoveries that save lives. We're also taking patient-specific healthcare to new heights by working closely with experts in the planning and execution of complicated surgical procedures. Our solutions are comprehensive and flexible, and we invite you to explore our site and discover how they can work for you.

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Register now for our upcoming webinars

Do you want to learn more about the Mimics Innovation Suite's numerous applications? Don't miss our April webinar on patient-based cardiovascular device simulations! In May, you'll discover how to increase clinical relevance by including X-ray data in your workflow. Stay tuned for our September webinar on the role of HeartPrint in early clinical trials. You can also browse through the recordings of past webinars!

Join us in Chicago at the 2014 Mimics Innovation Conference

Join Materialise's Mimics Innovation Conference in Chicago, Illinois. This two-day learning and training opportunity will focus on how the Mimics Innovation Suite is driving the latest innovations in biomedical engineering. Discover how we can support your anatomical research and development needs and hear from other user experts how they are employing the Suite to its fullest in their work and in creating a better and healthier world.

Submit your research for the 2014 Mimics® Innovation Awards

Like  you, Materialise strives to make the world better and healthier. We are proud that you use our Mimics Innovation Suite to achieve this goal. That is why we want to reward you for your innovative efforts!  Submit your research article or poster to the 2014 Mimics Innovation Awards now and win up to €5000 and worldwide publicity.