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Yonge Street Media Highlights MaRS Innovation Bioprinter Project

MI Project Manger Fanny Sie discusses Toronto’s impact on 3D printing landscape

MaRS Innovation’s Fanny Sie is project manager for the Bioprinter, a 3D printer that can print on organic material.

In a December 4 article, part of a feature series on technology in Toronto, Yonge Street Media reporter Andrew Seale highlights the creative and innovative technological work surrounding the 3D printing and cyber security sectors in the city.

MaRS Innovation’s Fanny Sie is managing business development for the Bioprinter, a 3D printer using University of Toronto technology that’s capable of printing on organic material, including skin.

By printing on skin, the cost of treating burns on the body could be reduced.

Here’s an excerpt from the article (links and emphasis ours):

“Cells are very intelligent, you just have to be able to put them close enough to one another in order for them to take over,” says Sie adding that some of the research is a partnership with the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Research Institute.

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