Beijing Municipal Engineering Technology Research Center for 3D-Printing Orthopedic Application
Beijing Municipal Engineering Technology Research Center for 3D-Printing Orthopedic Application, established in August 2015 by Beijing AK Medical Co., Ltd, a domestic leading orthopedic implant manufacturer, is an important integral of the science and technology innovation system in Beijing. Addressing clinical needs for orthopedic implants, the center is committed to the development of 3D Accurate Construction Technology ("3D ACT") for orthopedic implants, research on related surgical techniques and the establishment, development, application and research of the Physician-Technician Interaction Platform ("PTIP"). The center draws upon advantages of 3D printing in orthopedics to provide surgeons with innovative orthopedic implant products and surgical solutions. Big data, Internet+ and other cutting-edge technologies are also employed to build up the PTIP connecting physicians, technicians and patients, with an aim at joint disease planning, decision-making, implementation and adequate communication with patients.