Rokit Inc, a subsidiary of South Korean company 3Dison, is showcasing its latest bio 3d printer at on the booth of Japanese reseller 3D Printing Corporation.
The Rokit Invivo, which comes in Standard, Upgrade and Premium models is capable of printing in a wide range of biomaterials, thanks to its variety of curing techniques. Bio inks, powder mixtures and hydrogels can be deposited by the machines Bio Dispenser, whereas the extruder can print synthetic polymers.
All this is done in a temperature controlled build chamber that has a clean bench system for sterilisation all via an LCD touch screen.
In 2016 Rokit received $3m funding from the South Korean government to further the technology capable of printing bone replacement material, collagen scaffolding, cartilage etc.
The technology is already being applied to various projects throughout South Korea at institutions like Seoul National University, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Asian Medical Center and even at Amore Pacific where it is being used for testing of beauty products.