Advance What’s Possible

The ultimate goal of every researcher is to advance their field of study. Research councils are looking to fund projects that span multiple disciplines. Creating prototypes to illustrate findings in vivid detail with realistic 3D models leaves a lasting – and potentially valuable – impression. And that’s just one example of how 3D printing is accelerating the field of research.

  • Dr. Chris Williams

    Department of Engineering
    Virginia Tech

  • Meiying Hou

    Professor of Physics
    Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • Whitney Sample

    Research Engineer
    Nemours Hospital Research Lab

  • Joseph DeRisi

    Medical Investigator
    UCSF’s DeRisi Lab

“Voxel Print allowed us to invent new materials much faster than we had planned and opened a door to new possibilities for our research students.”

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grade school students working in groups on 3D printed projects

“3D printing shortens the experiment cycle. 3D printed models allow rapid testing and design modifications in the laboratory, minimizing experiment errors.”

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Students at the Institute of Physics, posing for the camera in front of a 3D printer

“To be a part of that little special moment for someone else, can’t help but tug at your heartstrings.”

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A young girl with prosthetic 3D printed arms

“The ability to customize and specialize objects and tools in our daily work is a revolution. 3D printing makes us able to do our work better, faster and cheaper.”

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Shifting Paradigms, 4D Printing Research

A radical shift in rapid prototyping, discover this unique research focusing on self-assembly technologies for large-scale structures in physical environments.

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Experiential Learning, Medical Innovation

The Jacobs Institute, a leader in vascular health, uses patient-specific 3D printed models to improve trainee competencies and patient outcomes.

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Partners You Can Rely On

Stratasys resellers are available to help you bring 3D printing into your classroom or research lab. They partner with you to offer the right solution for your needs.

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3D Printing Resources

Share Your Research

Progress is the hallmark of successful research. In today’s funding environment, that requires building a high profile by attracting collaborators in other departments, institutions, geographic locations — or beyond academia in the corporate world. Share your breakthrough research ideas and raise your profile.

Tools and Parts Cheaper & Faster

It’s well-known that many research labs have to fabricate their own tools and parts to save time. 3D printing solves this problem. Click on the link to access detailed videos that show what’s possible.

Inspiration’s a Click Away

Stratasys project idea videos can spark creativity, and from there it’s just a matter of applying new ideas to the world of 3D. Technology agnostic, these project videos start a conversation about potential design solutions.

Project-Based Learning Modules

Explore the potential of 3D printing with this free Designer’s Tool Kit module. Developed by experienced instructors, it covers the full design development cycle, from concept to 3D printed part, plus more 3D printing resources.

Maximizing Value in 3D Printing

To maximize value of 3D printers in the lab, we’ve created a list of lessons, project ideas and other resources you can download.

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The Power of Color

Explore the benefits of the world's only full-color multi-material 3D printer. The Stratasys J750 offers versatility and realism that expands research, innovation and collaboration.

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Designing & 3D Printing in Color

In this 30-minute webinar, learn how an instructor and two students at East Stroudsburg University are using the Stratasys J750 3D Printer to broaden student learning.

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3D Printing Now and Beyond

3D printing has evolved from emerging technology to the point where it’s revolutionizing manufacturing, from aerospace to automotive, education to medical. Explore this evolution and how 3D printing is unleashing design creativity in this white paper.