Mike Lawrenchuk

Sr. Business Development Manager at Materialise

Mike Lawrenchuk is a senior business development manager at Materialise, responsible for supporting the North American medical device industry. For nearly 20 years, he has helped companies in the orthopedic industry implement patient-specific solutions and additive manufacturing processes. Lawrenchuk also supports the cranial maxillofacial and dental markets in a similar capacity. His recent focus has been on utilizing AI techniques and design automation to help groups streamline their pre-operative planning and production workflows. Lawrenchuk is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BSE and MSE in Biomedical Engineering.

2:35-3:25 p.m.

Wednesday April 24, 2024

The Growing Role of Additive Manufacturing

The use of additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing within healthcare and the development of medtech has been discussed for some time now. Until somewhat recently, it’s mostly been leveraged for rapid prototyping and gaining new perspectives on a patient’s anatomy. Today, however, additive manufacturing is being used for many more applications, including finished medical devices and production-ready parts. Further, AM is being moved to the point of care to allow physicians to gain greater access to its benefits.

Moderated by Nathan Wright