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Gulf Region prosthetic

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Belinda Gatland, a British expat who had her leg amputated nearly 20 years after a serious horse riding accident, has become the first person in the Gulf Region to receive a fully 3D printed prosthetic leg. more

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Open Bionics $1m award

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Open Bionics, a developer of affordable 3D-printed bionic hands for amputees, has won the International UAE Robotics for Good Award in Dubai and a $1 million prize fund. The Bristol-based company beat nine other finalists to the award. more

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Strata Manufacturing Siemens Etihad partnership

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Engineering and technology giant, Siemens has partnered with Strata Manufacturing to deliver additively manufactured aircraft interior parts for UAE’s national airline. The three-way partnership aims to revolutionise the aerospace industry. more

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A global safety science company based in the United Arab Emirates has partnered with Dubai Police to educate users of 3D printing about the risks and potential criminality the technology brings. more

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Burl Al Arab

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In this series we look at how 3D printing is being developed and adopted in the emerging markets, starting with the UAE. more

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