Structurally and functionally accurate bioprinted human tissue models

At Organovo, we design functional human tissues. Our bioprinting technology enables the creation of 3D tissues that more accurately reproduce native tissues.

Our focus is on developing a range of tissue and disease models for medical research and therapeutic applications.


3D Bioprinting: Replicating native form and function for greater predictive capabilities

Bioprinting combines the synergistic potential of engineering and biology to create living human tissues that mimic the form and function of native tissues, including dense cellularity and the presence of multiple cell types.

The fully cellular tissues do not require biomaterials or scaffolds for three-dimensionality. Creation is automated and highly reproducible, consistently yielding tissues with in vivo-like micro-architecture.

  • 09 / 02 / 2014  August 5, 2014 Nature Biotechnology

    Cell Presses

    The holy grail of printed human organs remains a long way off, but commercial efforts to print simple structures and tissues are forging ahead.

  • 08 / 26 / 2014  August 26, 2014 Inc.

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  • 08 / 22 / 2014  August 22, 2014

    Organovo: 3D printed liver tissue to challenge current toxicity models

    Now the preclinical industry is being targeted by San Diego-based Organovo, which is using its 3D NovoGen Bioprinting technology to build liver…”

  • 08 / 18 / 2014  August 17, 2014 San Diego Business Journal

    Organovo Says It Met 'a Key Challenge' With Tissue Testing

    In collaboration with a major pharmaceutical company, San Diego-based Organovo demonstrated that its 3D Human Liver System could detect the toxicity of a drug that had previously been deemed safe…