Opinion: the role of design, risk management and 3D printing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Written by Dominic Eggbeer

Managing risk when 3D printing PPE during COVID-19 pandemic

In this post from Dominic Eggbeer, Professor of Healthcare Applications of Design at PDR, (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK), Eggbeer discusses a safe and regulated approach to 3D printing critical components and devices for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Biography I am Professor of Healthcare Applications of Design at PDR, Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK). My research focuses on the design and development of personalized medical devices. I apply my knowledge to surgical implants, facial prosthetics, dental devices and other areas of rehabilitative medicine. In addition to my academic research, I manage a small, ISO 13485 compliant commercial team in the design...

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