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Lifecast Artists and Star Wars

Lifecast Artists and Star Wars...

OurTeam at Lifecast include a wide variety of Special Effects Gurus who work on major movies such as Star wars and Gladiator.
Most recently the team are using skills and knowledge gained at Lifecast Body Simulation to support their passion for Movies.

Its incredible to have such a team of talented artists.

We use 3D scanners, 3D printing, Mould Making, Eye making, Hair Punching, Seaming, Painting and our team are constantly testing our understanding.

Lifecast Babies are heading to USA

Lifecast Baby heading out to Movie shoot in USA

Lifecast Babies are heading over to the USA to support educational Movies for Paediatric Resuscitation

Made in Elstree film studios - our babies are used to the limelight - having been used in the Crown TV series and other movies, but its great to be supporting such worthwhile ventures.

Syndaver CopyCat - National Science Teachers Association

Syndaver CopyCat Launched in Atlanta at National Science Teachers Association

The latest Animal to be built by the team at Syndaver / Lifecast is the Cat!

Here at Syndaver we are opposed to uneccesary experimentation on animals for the sake of education. Modern polymers developed by Dr Chris Sakezles are used to create tissues that can exactly replicate those of Human, Dog, and now Cat.

SynAtomy Anatomy Education table

SynAtomy Table


Youtube Video of the latest Anatomical teaching tool from Syndaver. Made in Brazil and used by Universities in South America and the USA the product is now available for shipping worldwide.


#insideout campaign and Hybridisation of Syndaver / Lifecast

#inside out campaign - Hybridised Tissues

Syndaver / Lifecast Body Simulation have been developing their Hybridised Tissues.

Combining the traditional Syndaver Tissues with the Lifelike silicone 3d scanned products from Lifecast.

Ethnicitities in medical manikins

Ethnicities and Medical Education

The team at Lifecast have been trying to address the inequalities of cultural differences in medical manikins.
We are constantly frustrated by the lack of cultural differences in the medical simulation world.

We now produce Afro Caribbean, Caucasian and Indian Sub Continent manikins.

We have produced Asian Sub Continent and will continue to expand our range of Ethnicities.

inc. Magazine interview Syndaver and Lifecast team

Interviewed by Inc. Magazine

Being regular readers of Inc. Magazine (For Business and Entrepreneurs) we were delighted to be interviewed by Inc. to tell our story - it was a fascinating experience which will form one of their podcasts for entrepreneurs in 2018.

Medaphor Ultrasound and lifecast in Financial Mail

Medaphor Project gets National Attention

The project to build a new standard of Point of Care Ultrasound appeared in the Financial section of the Daily Mail...

This project is transforming Point of Care Ultrasound - Great people and great project.

Medaphor Eve and Syndaver / Lifecast


One of the most exciting developments for the Lifecast Body Simulation team has been the development of Point of Care Ultrasound Simulation - (POCUS)
In September 2017 we were approached by Medaphor to build a new type of ultrasound manikin - Bodyworks Eve

Syndaver Acquire Lifecast Body Simulation

Syndaver / Lifecast

The biggest Announcement at IMSH 2018 was the Acquisition of Lifecast Body Simulation ltd by the American based Syndaver.

IMSH Here We Come

Please come and see the team at IMSH 2018 where we will be showcasing the family, also working with and showcasing some great products from the clever team at Syndaver

New Home for 'Alice'

This month London HEMS took gave a new 'Sim' Home to Alice our Lifecast Female Adult Manikin. The team from London HEMS have the vision to integrate Lifecast Manikins as part of their training and looking to add realism to there simulation.

MPROvE Southampton 2017

MPROvE 2017

Invite to attend the MPROvE Conference

World-leading “human” manufacturers put heads together for new partnership

World-leading “human” manufacturers put heads together for new partnership

TAMPA, Fla. – SynDaver Labs, an advanced biotechnology company specializing in the creation of sophisticated synthetic humans and animals, announced on 6th September 2017, the formation of a new international strategic partnership with medical manikin manufacturer Lifecast Body Simulation.

lifecast, baby, neonate

Neonatal Transfer teams and Resuscitation

A visit to see the teams at RVI in newcastle - and a chance to showcase Babies, Children and our Adult Manikin.
Feedback was excellent - specifically relating to the technical accuracy - look, feel and Realism of the manikins.

London HEMS, HEMS, Helicopter, Simulation, Manikin

Partnering with Excellence

The team at Lifecast are proud to be working with senior clinicians in the London Helicopter Emergency Medical services - (London Air Ambulance) to design bespoke manikins with which to educate their front line clinical teams.

lifecast, babies, manikins

Feedback on lifecast babies from retrieval teams

We are promoting the babies to Retrieval and Neonatal teams worldwide - with centres in UK, USA, Australia all preferring to use Realistic manikins for their medical education.

We are trying to explore the concepts of Manikins vs Task trainers and Reality, Fidelity and Buy In...

Das Smacc, Bespoke Manikin, #WheresLeah?

Designing a bespoke Manikin for SMACC

One of the greatest challenges set to the team at Lifecast was to build a manikin specifically for the SMACC (Social Media and Critical Care) team.
The process involved 3d scanning (in Australia), 3D printing in UK, mould making, manikin design, Lifecasting a young lady in the UK, head and core manufacture, Internal anatomy design, external anatomy finishing, hair punching and a whole host of other skills.

RDT, TempusPro, Tempus, Simulation, Defibrillation.

RDT Tempus Training

One of our Key projects for the last few years has been to design products and education packages that enable us to teach the best clinicians.
We are very fortunate to be working closely with the Team at RDT (Remote Diagnostic Technologies) here in the UK to develop education solutions and packages for their Staff, Distributors and Clients.
The Tempus pro is an amazing monitor, with reach back technology. Used by the British Military, Ambulance HEMS and retrieval teams and many others throughout the world.

#WheresLeah?, Simulation, Manikin

Smacc -WheresLeah?

This is the first part of the #WheresLeah? event from this years SMACC conference in Berlin.
We are making a movie about how the Leah manikin was built to exactly replicate the famous actress (and doctor) Renee Lim.
Below is the footage shot by the team and Sydney HEMS in Australia

lactation, simulation, medical manikin,

Lactation Manikin

"One of the best educational conferences I have attended" was how Dave Halliwell explained his visit to the Lactate Consultants of Great Britain conference.
Dave was there to showcase the lactation education baby with the team from Class Publishing / Jones and Bartlett.

Life Cast Body Simulation at Obs-Gyne and Midwifery Congress 2017 Dubai

Obs-Gyne and Midwifery Congress 2017 Dubai

Now in it's 9th year, the Congress attracted over 700 healthcare professionals from around the world.

LifeCast Body Simulation at College of Paramedics Conference 2017

College of Paramedics Conference 2017

Following on from the success of 2016 the Collage of Paramedics 2017 National Conference was attended by over 200 delegates.

LifeCast Body Simulation at Spark of Life Conference Adelaide Australia

Spark of Life Conference Adelaide Australia

The Spark of Life Conference, held in Adelaide, Australia was attended by over 400 healthcare delegates.