Commercial 3D Bioprinters

  • Frederico David A. S. Pereira
  • Vladislav Parfenov
  • Yusef D. Khesuani
  • Aleksandr Ovsianikov
  • Vladimir MironovEmail author
Living reference work entry
Part of the Reference Series in Biomedical Engineering book series (RSBE)


The bioprinters are robotic devices, which enable 3D bioprinting. In this chapter, we provide classification of already existing commercially available 3D bioprinters and outline basic principles of their construction and functionalities. The emerging trends in the design and development of 3D bioprinters, perspectives of creation of new types of commercial 3D bioprinters based on new physical principles, including in situ bioprinters, as well as completely integrated organ biofabrication lines or “human organ factories” will be also discussed.


3D Bioprinters Ink-jet bioprinting Extrusion-based bioprinting Laser-based bioprinting In situ bioprinting Organ biofabrication line 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederico David A. S. Pereira
    • 1
  • Vladislav Parfenov
    • 1
  • Yusef D. Khesuani
    • 2
    • 1
  • Aleksandr Ovsianikov
    • 3
  • Vladimir Mironov
    • 1
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.The Laboratory of Biotechnological Research3D Bioprinting SolutionsMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Vivax Bio, LLCNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Institute of Materials Science and TechnologyTechnische Universität Wien (TU Wien)ViennaAustria
  4. 4.Institute for Regenerative MedicineSechenov Medical UniversityMoscowRussia

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