Ricky Solorzano

What if every scientist had a simple way to build with life?

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About Ricky Solorzano

Co-Founder and CEO of Allevi, Ricky Solorzano, built the prototype BioBots 3D bioprinter in his dorm room after he was frustrated by the high cost and inaccessibility of equipment. He now has been a Forbes 30 under 30, Inc 30 under 30, and Buisness Insider 100: The Creators #65. As CEO, Ricky leads the vision and strategy of Allevi that continues to shape the future of bioengineering and bio-fabrication.

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About This Idea

Allevi, Inc. believes 3D tissues will have a huge impact on humanity. Their platforms makes it easy for scientists to print and pattern multiple cell types into different geometries creating more accurate 3D tissue models. We have shipped our solutions to over 30 countries and have had more than 18 publications with our device. Users are automating creating tumor models, printing vasculature with 3D gels, and achieving physiological markers unseen before in tissues.

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