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Greek Engineer Builds First Inhabitable 3D-Printed House in Europe

Giorgos Staikos, who grew up in a family of builders and woodworkers in the area around the Greek city of Drama, is building an entirely 3D-printed home in the German city of Beckum. The 38-year-old claims it would be the...

Athens University Assembles 3D Printing Team to Produce PPE for Greece

Groups of researchers from various departments and laboratories of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) have coordinated their efforts and joined forces, with the initial goal of producing face shields using 3D printing. These face shields, which have...

Greek Scientists to 3D Print Ventilator Valves For Coronavirus Patients

Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University (AUTH) will 3D printing around 50 ventilator valves each day to help cope with the shortages that could be created due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency reported on Saturday. According to the report, the...

Greek Surgeon Invents 3D-Printed Instruments for Student Medics

Greek surgeon Petros Baggeas has invented printed three-dimensional surgical instruments with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties to be used by medical students. The printed tools were introduced in a seminar titled "ABCS3-Applied Basic Clinical Seminar with Scenarios for Students". The particular instruments...

Lost Ancient Greek Statue of Zeus Recreated Through 3D Printing

The ancient Greek statue of Zeus, in Olympia, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world was lost in the 5th century. Archaeologists have only found descriptions and illustrations of it on coins. Two 3D printing companies –Stratasys and...