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HERSTON BIOFABRICATION INSTITUTE

Herston Biofabrication Institute (HBI) is the first institute of its kind – advancing knowledge and technology in 3D scanning, 3D modelling and 3D printing of medical devices, bone, cartilage and human tissue.

Opened in 2020, the Institute takes a multidisciplinary approach, bringing together clinicians, academics, industry and consumers in its 1,500-sqm, state of the art facility.

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Comprising clinicians, engineers, designers, manufacturers, health regulators, and government and academic experts, together this team has harnessed the power of digital modelling, 3D printing and injection moulding to boost the PPE supply chain.

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About the institute

Capabilities

    • 3D printing for healthcare
    • Equipment and facilities

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University of Queensland
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Herston Biofabrication Institute (HBI)

Level 12, Block 7
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
HERSTON QLD 4029

Email: hbi@health.qld.gov.au

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