The disastrous Nepal earthquake of 2015 left the health and surgical care systems of the country in disarray. To support and train local surgeons, a team of UK specialists undertook three missions to the country. Following the first mission a patient who suffered a road traffic accident was brought to their attention, culminating in what is believed to be the country’s first customised 3D printed orbital implant.
Renishaw, the global engineering technologies company, is opening a new Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre on 15th June in Pune, India. The new facility will provide a secure development environment in which customers can expand their knowledge and confidence using additive manufacturing (AM) technology.