Analysis of the knowledge landscape of three-dimensional bioprinting in Latin America


  • Marisela Rodríguez-Salvador Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingenieria y Ciencias, CP 64849, Monterrey, N.L., México
  • Diego Villarreal-Garza
  • Mario Moisés Álvarez Centro de Biotecnología-FEMSA, Tecnologico de Monterrey, CP 64849, Monterrey, N.L., México;Departamento de Bioingeniería, Tecnologico de Monterrey, CP 64849, Monterrey, N.L., México
  • Grissel Trujillo-de Santiago Centro de Biotecnología-FEMSA, Tecnologico de Monterrey, CP 64849, Monterrey, N.L., México;Departamento de Ingeniería Mecátrónica y Electrica, Tecnologico de Monterrey, CP 64849, Monterrey, N.L., México



Three-dimensional bioprinting, Competitive technology intelligence, Latin America, Scientometrics, Patentometrics


Bioprinting, the printing of living cells using polymeric matrixes (mainly hydrogels), has attracted great attention among science and technology circles. North America has been one of the sources of bioprinting-related technology in recent years. As a natural consequence of geography, high-quality research in the area of bioprinting has started to permeate Latin America. Here, we describe and analyze the knowledge landscape of bioprinting in Latin America using a competitive technology intelligence methodology. Our analysis provides relevant information, such as the scientific publication trends in Latin America and the scientific networks among research groups in Latin America and the world.


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