Dear Colleagues and Friends,

We are very pleased to invite you to participate in Future 3D Additive Manufacturing – the 3DMM2O Conference 2021: 3D Hybrid Organotypic Systems. It will take place from March 1 to 4, 2021. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the conference Future 3D Additive Manufacturing 2021 will be held online.

This is the first iteration of the annual conference on topics surrounding 3D Additive Manufacturing organized by the Cluster of Excellence “3D Matter Made to Order” (3DMM2O). 3DMM2O is a joint Research Cluster of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Heidelberg University (Uni HD).

The biological research field of the Cluster of Excellence focuses on next-generation 3D scaffolds, which allow to direct the assembly of 3D organotypic systems starting from pluripotent stem cells. The mammalian retina has been selected as a model system, since it is the best understood vertebrate neuronal sensory organ with most cell types and their connectome being described.

The conference aims to foster discussions on innovative and interdisciplinary approaches in the fields of bioprinting, neuronal organoids, development and physiology of the retina. Lectures, poster sessions and virtual networking activities will give you the opportunity for fruitful scientific discussions and inspiring exchanges.

Please click here to discover the confirmed speakers.

We look  very much forward to a auccesful virtual meeting!


Martin Bastmeyer and Joachim Wittbrodt