3D Printing for Healthcare


Hundreds of thousands of people, women and children in the World are victims of grave wounds and mutilations for Wars and bloody acts. 3D Printing can relieve these pains. So is born WASPmed, a working group that connects Researcher and Professional in the Medical field.

3D Printing and Medical field


The Healthcare System is often very expensive, not everybody can afford it. So, the Healthcare is not ever guaranteed for everybody. Think to prosthesis costs, with 3D printing we can cut down them guaranteeing the same or a better quality than traditional process.

Veronica Yoko Plebani and Fabrizio Passetti are two Italian Athletes with a rich palmares of trophies and success. They have in common that They use Prosthesis 3D printed by Marco Avaro, Biomedical Engineer who is part of the WASPmedical team. He works with a DeltaWASP 40 70 and three DeltaWASP 20 40.

Lelio Leoncini, Surgeon specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is fully convinced about this and since December 2014 he has been working with a DeltaWASP 40 70 , experimenting orthopedic corsets.

WASPmed: the Group


WASPmedical group has a goal, to develop the production process and post production, biocompatible materials, certification process, data processing Methods, Shapes Scanning, body/prosthesis matching, etc.

Working with Doctors and experts who know well materials and production process, WASP as High-Tech Manufacturing Company, uses its knowledge to support the team, sponsors regular meetings and develops the printers on the needs of the group. Meetings are organized once every two months. They are free and open to everybody.

“So, we create innovation – says Massimo Moretti from WASP – the Company serves the common good and the sharing knowledge gives us new lifeblood”.

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WASPmed Team


Fabio Acocella

Fabio Acocella

Born in Milan on December 27, 1965 Associate Professor of Veterinary Surgery at the University of Milan. SI deals with visceral surgery, regenerative medicine and transplantation, with a particular interest in the design and creation of functional organoids.

Lelio Leoncini

Lelio Leoncini

Lelio Leoncini has a degree in Medicine and Surgery, specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. It performs professional services in Acquaviva delle Fonti (Bari) and He is medical director of the Medical Centre Sanatrix of Rionero in Vulture (Potenza). Run…

Marco Avaro

Marco Avaro

Marco Avaro is graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. And He is branch manager and prostesista at the Laboratory Orthopedic Del Bene Fabio in Trieste.  He manufactures prostheses with a DeltaWASP 20 40 for over two years. He…

Maria Livia Rizzo

Maria Livia Rizzo

Maria Livia Rizzo , lawyer, deals with the right of new health technologies . PhD in Law and new technologies and research fellow at the CIRSFID - University of Bologna , where he attended the Advanced training course in conflict…

Ermanno Tufano

Ermanno Tufano

Ermanno Tufano has a degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Bologna. He has acquired the qualification to the profession of Information Engineer at UNIBO. He is currently serving as a medical technician in Biomedical Physics - Clinical Engineering…

Open BioMedical

Open BioMedical

Open BioMedical Initiative is a global nonprofit organization committed to the development of biomedical open source projects, affordable and achievable through 3D printing. Made up of volunteers from different geographical origins and different skills, his goal is to help people…