Each year, a hand-picked set of youthful innovators from over the industry and research are featured in a reputable list. The honored Innovators Under 35 List is published by the MIT Technology Review.
It is a custom that the list includes the best 35 under 35 innovators. It appreciates individuals who are handling work that has the ability to transform the universe.
MIT Technology Review extended its reach of the list to comprise more geographic areas. As a result, there are currently three developers from the additive manufacturing sector mentioned in it.
“We believe innovation can happen anywhere. That is why we’ve expanded our search for the most innovative people to include these regions.” This is as stated by the MIT Technology Review.
Each developer on the yearly list is deserving of looking at more. But we will center our focus on the three who are part of the 3D printing sector. They include Erik Gatenholm, the founder and CEO of CURE; and Tim Ellis, the co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space, and the co-founder of bioprinting company CELLINK and Mohamed Dhaouafi.
Erik Gatenholm, a Swedish-born, was recognized under the Europe category of the list. This brought to the front a host of novel projects.
CELLINK was established by Gatenholm in 2016. The aim of its creation was to market bioink created by his father. The bioink could be utilized with any bioprinter. “I saw an opportunity to use this bioink material,” says Gatenholm. “My father said he was delighted, but he had no interest in bringing it to market.” He added.
Since then, CELLINK has given the market a variety of bioprinting products. This includes bioprinting devices and different bioink supplies. Its products and technologies are utilized in more than 700 laboratories across the universe. The company has also grown to almost 200 people in its worldwide operation.
Mohamed Dhaouafi, Tunisia-based startup’s founder and CEO is 27 years old. His startup CURE assists to improve growing amputees with immersive physical treatment and customizable 3D printed bionic hands.
The young businessperson was acknowledged by MIT for the MENA region. He has initiated several projects directed at youth empowerment in Tunisia. CURE leverages present technologies such as virtual reality and 3D printing to assist kids who have undergone an amputation.
Clearly, CURE offers every youth with a $1,000 3D printed bionic hand that can be personalized to the user. The firm is also well-known for its usage of gamification and VR that includes the kids immediately in the plan of their prosthetic. CURE offers an immersive recovery experience for the users by which they can tailor and design their prosthetics.
Another innovator in the 3D printing sector that was honored is Tim Ellis. He is the co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space. This is an aerospace firm that has grown to be known for its full-scale metal 3D printing technology.
Ellis discovered a strategy that mixes metal additive manufacturing, machine learning, and automatic manufacturing to create next-gen satellites and rockets. The multifaceted system has allowed the firm to streamline rocket parts significantly and modernize production.
“We founded Relativity with the long-term vision of 3D-printing the first rocket made on Mars,” stated Ellis. “Over time we’ll actually shrink the factory to the point where then we could launch it to another planet.”