As new innovations, such as the 3-D printer take hold, Grace Century continues to search for the next ?big thing? in life sciences and healthcare. According to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, “The Osteiod is exactly the kind of product that we look for to bring value to our investors in the right space. We have reached out to the firm to discover their needs.”
3D printed cast could heal bones 40 percent faster
By Lucy Kinder – The Telegraph
12:22PM BST 29 Apr 2014
A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster. The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly. With a lattice pattern, it is filled with ventilation holes which the designer says means it does not smell or itch- unlike traditional casts.
Read the full story > here.