Additive Manufacturing for orthopaedics: from niche market to the mass market!
- Will additive manufacturing be a key technology for the orthopaedics industry in the years to come? For which products & which applications?
- Which users? Additive Manufacturing for implants will be used mainly by orthopaedic companies or contract manufacturing organizations ?
- Additive Manufacturing applications for orthopaedic Instruments
- Additive Manufacturing: Raw materials issues
Magnus René has been part of the Additive Manufacturing revolution in Orthopedics, from the first initial trials in 2004 to today’s mass production opportunities.
Mr René was CEO of the Arcam Group, Mölndal, Sweden from 2001 to 2018. As such, he is one of the pioneers in Additively Manufactured Orthopedics. Mr René is a board member of Integrum, an innovative manufacturer of implants and prostetic devices for amputee patients, founded by Dr Rickard Brånemark.
Mr. René has previously been head of operations at Micronic Laser Systems in Stockholm, a manufacturer of advanced lithography equipment for the semiconductor industry. He holds an M Sc in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology.