This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Guide To Suppliers

Fraunhofer IGB


Stuttgart
70569
Germany


Email : info@igb.fraunhofer.de
Web : www.igb.fraunhofer.de


Article archive for Fraunhofer IGB;

  • Article image

    Fraunhofer researchers develop non-slip tracheal implants(10/07/2012)

    If a personā€˜s windpipe is constricted, an operation in which the surgeon inserts a stent to enlarge the trachea is often the only way to relieve their respiratory distress. The metal or plastic stents are designed to enlarge the trachea and prevent it from closing up altogether. But this grid-like implant can slip out of position. Now, researchers are working on a special surface coating for the stents to keep them in place.

  • Article image

    Blood vessels straight from your 3D printer(16/09/2011)

    Fraunhofer researchersare applying new techniques and materials to come up with artificial blood vessels in their BioRap project that will be able to supply artificial tissue and possibly even complex organs in future. Scientists at Fraunhofer are working on a technology to generate tiny biomaterial structures by combining two different techniques: 3D printing technology already established as a rapid prototyping technique, and a polymer science development called multiphoton polymerization.