Events recap - 2018

Biofabrication 2018

Würzburg, Germany

Oct 28-31, 2018

CEO Tamer Mohamed attended and presented at the 2018 International Conference on Biofabrication in Würzburg, Germany, along with two of our Managers of Academic Alliances. We brought our RX1 Bioprinter with us and gave live printing demonstrations at our booth. This was the first time that we demonstrated our technology in Europe.

BIOJAPAN & Regenerative Medicine Japan 2018

Würzburg, Germany

Oct 10-12, 2018

CSO Sam Wadsworth & CEO Tamer Mohamed attended and presented at the 2018 joint event for BioJapan and Regenerative Medicine Japan. This is Asia's premier partnering event for the global biotechnology industry.

Tamer was also a speaker for two session of the Canada Life Sciences Seminar at BioJapan, organized by the Embassy of Canada to Japan. This included a talk on "Enabling the creation of human tissues on demand through strategic partner engagement and ecosystem development" during the a special session on Investment and Business Opportunities in Regenerative Medicine - Canadian Landscape and Success Stories.

TERMIS World Congress 2018

Kyoto, Japan

Sep 5-7, 2018

The Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) hosted their 2018 World Congress in Kyoto, Japan. While the three regional of chapters of TERMIS (Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Americas) each hold an annual meeting, the World Congress combines all chapters and is held once every three years. This was the first TERMIS World Congress for Aspect and attendees could engage with us by:

1. Visiting our booth to see our RX1 Bioprinter in action, meet our team, and learn more about microfluidics-based approach to tissue engineering

2. Hearing our Oral Presentation

  • Title: Lab-on-a-Printer: a 3D Bioprinting Platform Suitable for Multi-Tissue Analysis of Drug Response
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018  at 17:50-19:20 

3. Hearing from our CPO on the SYIS Career Panel

  • Simon Beyer, our Chief Product Officer, will be speaking on the Student and Young Investigator Section (SYIS) Career Panel
  • Thursday, September 6, 2018  at 14:30-16:00
  • Room 10

ISSCR 2018

Melbourne, Australia

Jun 20-23, 2018

The International Society for Stem Cell Research hosted their 2018 conference in Melbourne, Australia. This was our first visit to Australia and in addition to exhibiting our RX1 Bioprinter at ISSCR, we also held seminars at Monash University and the University of Wollongong on "3D Bioprinting - The Next Frontier in Medicine."

BIO 2018

Boston, MA

Jun 4-7, 2018

We attended the 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston, MA (Jun 4-7, 2018). Our CEO, Tamer Mohamed participated in the one-on-one partnering and enjoyed meeting with a variety of representatives from academia, industry, and government.

Canadian Biomaterials Society Meeting 2018

Victoria, BC

May 16-19, 2018

We sponsored, attended and exhibited at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Biomaterials Society in Victoria, BC (May 16-19, 2018). The Canadian Biomaterials Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of biomaterials science, technology, and education in Canadian universities, industry, and government.

We were proud to be the Gold Sponsor for this event, and supporting the biomaterials community in Canada.

Aspect is also hosted a workshop on 3D bioprinting. 

3D Bioprinting Workshop with Aspect Biosystems

Timeslot: Friday, May 18, 2018 – 1:00pm

Room: MSB 150

Hosted by: Chief Product Officer, Simon Beyer

Aspect Biosystems' unique Lab-on-a-Printer™ technology merges cutting-edge advancements in 3D printing, microfluidics and biomaterials to faithfully recreate the structure and complexity necessary to build functional human tissues. Using the Lab-on-a-Printer™ technology, our interdisciplinary team of engineers, cell biologists, and tissue engineers are driving the development of physiologically relevant bioprinted tissues for clinical and industry-relevant applications. In this workshop, you will get an introduction to the RX1 Bioprinting platform and explore the considerations for designing and printing functional 3D tissues. We will also be bioprinting relevant tissue structures that can be broadly applied to various tissue engineering applications. 

See the full schedule of CBS 2018 here.

Hands-On Workshop in 3D-Printing & Microfluidics for Bioengineering

Montreal, QC

May 9-11, 2018

Aspect hosted a workshop at McGill's Hands-On Workshop in 3D-Printing & Microfluidics for Bioengineering in Montreal, QC (May 9-11, 2018). 

This event focused on the foundations of micro and nano biotechnologies as well as Computer Aided Design (CAD), 3D printing, soft lithography, microfluidics, immunoassays and more. There was an increased focus on 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering this year, which is where Aspect comes in.  

Lecture by CEO, Tamer Mohamed

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 9:00am

CEO of Aspect Biosystems, Tamer Mohamed, will provide an overview of the current technology landscape and various approaches to bioprinting, as well as the potential applications in life science research and therapeutic development. He will also highlight Aspect's RX1 Bioprinting platform and explore the considerations for designing and printing functional 3D tissues. 

Workshop on 3D Bioprinting: Human Tissues on Demand with Next Generation 3D Bioprinting 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Aspect Biosystems' unique Lab-on-a-Printer™ technology merges cutting-edge advancements in 3D printing, microfluidics and biomaterials to faithfully recreate the structure and complexity necessary to build functional human tissues. Using the Lab-on-a-Printer™ technology, our interdisciplinary team of engineers, cell biologists, and tissue engineers are driving the development of physiologically relevant bioprinted tissues for clinical and industry-relevant applications. In this workshop, you will get an introduction to the RX1 Bioprinting platform and explore the considerations for designing and printing functional 3D tissues. We will also be bioprinting relevant tissue structures that can be broadly applied to various tissue engineering applications. 

See the full details and schedule for this workshop here.

BioTrinity 2018

London, UK

Apr 23-25, 2018

Our CEO, Tamer Mohamed participated in the one-on-one partnering and is presented TWICE on Tuesday April 24. 

BioLaunchPad® PresentationHuman tissues on demand with next generation 3D bioprinting

Timeslot: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – 11:50amRoom: Plenary Hall Two

Panel Discussion: The Future of Medical 3D Printing

Timeslot: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – 1:40pmRoom: Plenary Hall One

SFB 2018

Atlanta, GA

April 11-14, 2018

Our booth at SFB 2018

We exhibited at the Society for Biomaterials (SFB) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA (April 11-14, 2018) to demonstrate our RX1 bioprinting platform and discuss collaboration on tissue engineering projects.

"The Society For Biomaterials is a multidisciplinary society of academic, healthcare, governmental and business professionals dedicated to promoting advances in all aspects of biomaterial science."

Dr. Sam Wadsworth’s (our CSO) also spoke on 3D bioprinting personalized neural tissues for drug screening applications, research that is being done in partnership with Dr. Stephanie Willerth from the University of Victoria.  

3D Medical Expo

Maastricht, Netherlands

January 30-31, 2018

Tamer Mohamed, CEO, attended the 3D Medical Expo to speak on "Human Tissues on Demand with Next Generation 3D Bioprinting."

'Bioprinting holds the potential to enable the biofabrication of personalized organs, thus addressing the massive problem of organ waitlists and rejection. By initially focusing on “low-hanging fruit” applications of bioprinting, building off of “early-wins,” and collaborating with researchers and industry, we can make a realistic impact today and propel the ecosystem into the future."

The 3D Medical Expo is an annual event that gathers a mix of academics, medical and business professionals to discuss developments in medical technology.