Certified Foundation Course on 3D Bioprinting

By Next Big Learning

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Certified Foundation Course on 3D Bioprinting

By Next Big Learning

Batch 17 Commenced Batch 18 Registrations Open! Batch 18 starts on June 1st

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We are a five year old 3D Bioprinting company based out of Bangalore, India. We build 3D Bioprinters (Trivima) and are currently using this patented technology, processes and trade secret biomaterials to develop 3D bioprinted human skin (Innoskin®️). The long term vision for the company is to create a versatile 3D Bioprinting platform, comprising the company’s patented tech, multidisciplinary team, unique processes and breakthrough biomaterials, to bridge the ever-widening gap between Transplantable Organ Demand and Availability.

Years of experience in 3D Bioprinting has allowed us to gather crucial knowledge and data in this domain. In our goal to build the awareness about this breakthrough technology, we have worked with the top experts in this field to build a comprehensive online course on 3D Bioprinting which will help you lay the fundamentals for your future career or research prospects. 

What Will You Learn?

Modules and Chapters on the Foundation Course on 3D Bioprinting

  • History of 3D Printing
  • Technologies in 3D Printing
  • Applications of 3D Printing
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • Case Study - Dr. Geetha Manivasagam - on the Applications of 3D Printing in Healthcare

  • Introduction to 3D Bioprinting
  • Introduction to 3D Bioprinting Technologies
  • Applications of 3D Bioprinting

  • Dr. Amit Jaiswal - Distinction between 3D Printers and 3D Bioprinters
  • In-Depth Understanding of Extrusion Based Bioprinting
  • In-Depth Understanding of Inkjet Based Bioprinting
  • In-Depth Understanding of Laser Assisted Bioprinting
  • Case Study - Mr. Piyush Padmanabhan and Mrs. Pooja Venkatesh - Demo Session of Bioprinting with a Pneumatic Micro-Extrusion Bioprinter

  • Introduction to Cells, Tissues, Organs and ECM
  • In-Vitro Cell Handling for 3D Bioprinting
  • Types of Cells used in 3D Bioprinting and their limitations
  • Sterility in 3D Bioprinting
  • In-Depth Understanding of Hydrogels and Biomaterials
  • Introduction to Bioinks and Types of Bioinks
  • Various Bioinks and Their Applications in 3D Bioprinting
  • Case Study - Dr. Deepak Kalaskar - Biomaterials in 3D Bioprinting and Bioink Formulation

  • Dr. Amit Jaiswal - An Introduction to Crosslinking and its importance
  • Dr. Amit Jaiswal - In-Depth Understanding of Cross-linking types and applications
  • An Introduction to Scaffolds and Scaffold Design
  • Dr. Amit Jaiswal - Scaffold Based and Scaffold Free Bioprinting
  • G-Codes and Scaffold Design for 3D Bioprinting
  • Case Study - Dr. Jayesh Bellare - Scaffold design for in-vivo Bioprinting Applications

  • Bringing Cells, Biomaterials, Bioprinters and Scaffold Design together for a Successful Bioprint
  • Mr. Alok Medikepura Anil - The Need for Customised 3D Bioprinters
  • Case Study - Dr. Jayesh Bellare - Enhancement of Cellular Growth and Attachment to Scaffolds

Benefits of this Course

Your Learning Journey and Advantages You Gain After The Course

Learners who successfully complete the course get an opportunity to get a hands-on bioprinting session with our Trivima Bioprinters from our amazing tech team at NBIL.

Learn from the thought leaders in the space. With structured modules and chapters curated by our Course Advisor - Dr. Jayesh Bellare, you gain a holistic understanding of 3D Bioprinting and what you can achieve with this truly disruptive technology.

This Bioprinting Course is completely online and is hosted on our LMS. Your learning can be done through your laptop or your phone. No hurdles here. A structured bioprinting curriculum that trains you through online video content, case studies and assignments truly lets you explore the world of 3D Bioprinting. We also conduct offline training programs. Contact us at learning@nextbiglab.com to know more!

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With multiple teams working on various projects (Bioprinting of Human Skin, Collaboration Projects, Building Bioprinting Technology) we are looking for the brightest and the most creative minds to join our cross-functional teams. Fall in the top 10 percentile at the end of the course and stand a chance to join us for a fully paid internship.

Become a member of our exclusive Linkedin and Whatsapp alumni communities, where we discuss papers, job prospects and the latest developments in 3D Bioprinting. With our diverse alumni network, comprising of students, researchers, medical doctors, technology enthusiasts and 3D bioprinting thought leaders, you network with 3D Bioprinting enthusiasts from varied walks of life.

Be it Engineering or Biomaterials or Biology, Bioprinting has research prospects in all these domains and more. The Foundation Course on 3D Bioprinting will help you understand the intricacies involved in all these aspects and help you chart out your next breakthrough research project. 

Resumés are generally your first opportunity to reach out to a potential employer. With the adoption of 3D Bioprinting increasing year-on-year in tissue engineering, a certification in 3D Bioprinting will truly make you stand out from the rest of the pack. Companies and labs alike are looking for individuals with a cross-functional mindset and that's one of the core competencies of this course.

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  • Next Big Innovation Labs reserves the right to review and change the course structure, course fee and delivery timelines

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Course Experts

Learn more about your instructors on the Course

Dr. Jayesh Bellare

Dr. Geetha Manivasagam

Dr. Deepak Kalaskar

Dr. Amit Kumar Jaiswal

Dr. Simon Mackenzie

Piyush Padmanabhan


Pooja Venkatesh

Alok Medikepura Anil

Frequently Asked Questions

Got more doubts? We think we've answered most of them below

Next Big Innovation Labs® (NBIL) is a four year old 3D Bioprinting company based out of Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre. NBIL builds 3D Bioprinters (Trivima) and is currently using this patented technology, processes and trade secret biomaterials to develop 3D bioprinted human skin (Innoskin®). The long term vision for the company is to create a versatile 3D Bioprinting platform, comprising of the company’s patented tech, multidisciplinary team, unique processes and breakthrough biomaterials, to bridge the abyss between Transplantable Organ Demand and Availability.

Yes. This course is certified by Next Big Innovation Labs®.

There is no specific background required to attend the course although an academic  background in applied sciences would have a gradual learning curve.

Typical course engagement including all elements of the course would be around 30 hours. You will have access to the course for a period of 30 days from the enrollment date.

No, this is an online self paced course.

No instalment options are available. Payment confirmation to be made prior to course enrolment.

Grading criteria is followed based on the following activities - 

  • Course Participation 
  • Assignment
  • Case Study
  • Review Quiz
  • Final Assessment

Retest for final assessment only, can be availed for a nominal retest fee.

Enrolled users must have access to stable internet connection for accessing the LMS and video streaming services. Standard browsers like google chrome, safari and mozilla firefox are compatible to access the course.

No specific knowledge criterion required to participate in the course.The course is open to all.

Course Advisor - Dr. Jayesh Bellare

Dr. Jayesh Bellare

Course Advisor | Biofabrication Expert

Prof. Jayesh Bellare is “Institute Chair Professor” of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He is an elected Fellow the National Academy of Science, India, the Indian National Academy of Engineering, and the Electron Microscopy Society of India, amongst others. He is an expert in biomedical devices, 3D printed resorbable scaffolds, cryo-electron microscopy, nanomedicines, and implants for regenerative medicine.  He has set up a cGMP facility at IITB that has received a trial manufacturing license from DCGI/CDSCO for a bone graft study underway at AIIMS Delhi. His awards include the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Government of India Ministry of Ayush for his work in nanomedicines; the Presidential Award of the Electron Microscopy Society of America; and the NASI-Reliance Platinum Jubilee Award for application-oriented research.

Course Expert - Dr. Geetha Manivasagam

Dr. Geetha Manivasagam

Materials and Biomaterials Expert

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Dr. Geetha is working  on enhancement of service period of biomaterials for past 21 years . She has carried out her Ph.D in two national labs, Defence metallurgical Research lab and Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research . Her post-doctoral training was at Clemson University, USA. Her passion towards development of implants with optimum properties has led  to the creation of  a Centre for biomaterials in her University with  an interdisciplinary team and the main focus of this team are surface engineering of implants, tissue engineering,imaging, biomechanics, stem cell and gene therapy. She has been ranked as Number one scientist in the field of materials science for the period 2009-2014 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, India for her major contribution on Ti based biomaterials in Progress in materials science. 

Dr. Deepak Kalaskar

Biomaterials and Biofabrication Expert

University College of London, UK

A multidisciplinary scientist with extensive experience in research, management and teaching in the area of biomedical engineering, chemistry, biological sciences, biomaterials and 3D fabrication technologies. Dr. Deepak has been working on development of novel materials, their analysis and applications to solve real life problems in medicine. 

Dr. Deepak brings in extensive experience in biomaterials, biocompatible coatings, 3D printing technologies, design and development of medical devices and implants, colloids and interfaces, cell culture, stem cells, proteins and their interactions with materials and bio-Nanotechnology. His research and education has resulted in publication of 3 Books, over 90 scientific publications in internationally peer reviewed journals, and several invited book chapters.


Dr. Amit Kumar Jaiswal

Tissue Engineering and Bioprinting Expert

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Amit Kumar Jaiswal is an Associate Professor at Centre for Biomaterials, Cellular and Molecular Theranostics (CBCMT), Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore (VIT Vellore). 

His research interest lies in “Materials for Health Care Applications”  which includes  3D Bioprinting of artificial skin substitutes for burn wound applications, scaffold Engineering, In vitro tissue-engineered Model for bone tumor and bone adhesives. He receives his Ph.D. degree in Bioengineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.


Dr. Simon Mackenzie


Chief Executive Officer | RegenHU

Simon MacKenzie has a wealth of experience in biotech and medtech. For more than 19 years, Dr. MacKenzie held senior positions in strategic business development in the domains of pharma, drug discovery, biotech and research, and has published several scientific papers. In recent years he led his own consulting firm, advising startups on expansion and growth strategies. Dr. MacKenzie has a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Dundee and completed two industrial collaborative post-docs in inflammatory, oncology and metabolic disease.


Piyush Padmanabhan

Next Big Innovation Labs®

Co-CEO | Director | Co-Founder

Mr. Piyush is a graduate in biotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. Post his undergraduate degree, Piyush has worked in the pharmaceutical sales and marketing with a specific focus on renal and liver transplantation. In a quest to expand his knowledge in the transplantation domain, Piyush pursued a marketing role at Roche Pharmaceuticals, where he was working towards enhancing the quality of treatment provided to transplant and pre transplant patients through various marketing campaigns.

With an aim to improve the healthcare system and the ever widening abyss between transplantable organ demand and availability, Piyush set out in his entrepreneurial journey with four close friends to build the next big solution for healthcare and medicine. Next Big Innovation Labs® was founded in May 2016 with a goal to bridge this gap and delve into exploratory deep research in the domain of 3D Bioprinting. Piyush has garnered three patents along his journey as an entrepreneur and is now the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Next Big Innovation Labs

Pooja Venkatesh

Next Big Innovation Labs®

Co-CEO | Co-Founder

Pooja is a Masters graduate in management specialising in strategy from CASS Business School, London, with a Bachelor’s degree in biotechnology. She oversees the research activities at NBIL. Pooja brings a perfect blend of business acumen and technical expertise to the NBIL team.

Alok Medikepura Anil

Next Big Innovation Labs®

Co-Founder | Director

Alok is a World Economic Forum 3D Printing Expert Network member and Global Shaper. Having used 3D printers in a whole range of applications ranging from Automotive to Aerospace Applications, Alok & the NBIL team are working towards disrupting the 3D Healthcare sector.