3D Pharmaprinting at TNO, steps towards practical application

In this presentation I would like to share with you the steps we at TNO and our partners are taking towards practical application of 3D pharmaprinting, and give an insight in how we envision to tackle the challenges still ahead. A presentation by Anton Aulbers, Senior consultant 3D Pharma printing at TNO.

The view from the speaker

Question 1: What drives you?
I like to make technology give an answer to real world problems, 3D pharmaprinting can be one of those.

Question 2: Why should the delegate attend your presentation?
3D Pharma printing is steadily making steps towards a wider application. I would like to share with you the steps we at TNO and our partners are taking on this road.

Question 3: What emerging technologies / trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?
3D Pharmaprinting can be an enabler towards further personalisation of medication.

Question 4: What kind of impact do you expect them to have?
3D pharmaprinting can contribute to better treatment and improved well being of patients and a more effective and cost efficient health system.

Question 5: What are the barriers that might stand in the way?
Challenges that have to be solved are technological as well as logistical or regulatory, but good steps are being made.

About Anton Aulbers
Anton has a background in Industrial Design Engineering. He has 30 years of experience in co-creating innovative multi-disciplinary technical solutions for and with customers in a wide range of domains, such as 3D printing. He has been responsible for projects in the field of Equipment and Process development for Additive Manufacturing within TNO for the past 10 years. As Senior Consultant 3D Pharma printing Anton is taking the lead in tracking developments globally, defining the TNO roadmap for digital drug manufacturing, building strategic partnerships and developing the technology towards implementation in the market.

About TNO
TNO is an independent research organization. We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. We focus on transitions or changes in nine social themes. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for. We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application. TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society in a sustainable way. In the field of 3D printing we focus on digital manufacturing processes and applications for the food and pharma sector, leading to new production models and products.

Anton Aulbers is speaker at the 2022 edition of the 3D Pharma Printing Conference which is a part of the 3D Medical Printing Series

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