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Commercial Use

We invite commercial entities to use 3D Slicer.

Slicer's License makes Commercial Use Available

  • 3D Slicer is a Free Open Source Software distributed under a BSD style license.
  • The license does not impose restrictions on the use of the software.
  • 3D Slicer is NOT FDA approved. It is the users responsibility to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
  • For details, please see the 3D Slicer Software License Agreement.

Commercial Partners

  • Ebatinca SL is an international technology company in Las Palmas, Spain focused on technology for sustainable development.
  • Isomics uses 3D Slicer in a variety of academic and commercial research partnerships in fields such as planning and guidance for neurosurgery, quantitative imaging for clinical trials, clinical image informatics.
  • Kitware has a long history of leading and contributing to open source platforms that serve as the foundation of many medical visualization and data processing applications. Kitware collaborates with customers to meet the demand for the development of proprietary applications and commercial products based on 3D Slicer. The company, whose focus is on solving the world’s most complex scientific challenges through customized software, has used 3D Slicer to rapidly prototype solutions in nearly every aspect of medical imaging and is collaborating on the development of commercial pre-clinical products based on 3D Slicer.
  • Pixel Medical builds on and contributes to 3D Slicer to develop innovative medical software from idea to clinical prototype to finished product, and to support academic research projects. Areas of expertise include radiation therapy, image guided therapy, virtual & augmented reality, hardware & device support, and machine learning & artificial intelligence.

Listed in alphabetical order.

Slicer Based Products and Product Prototypes

Many companies prefer not to disclose what software components they use in their products, therefore here we can only list a few commercial products that are based on 3D Slicer:

  • Allen Institute for Brain Science: Cell Locator, Desktop application for manually aligning specimens to annotated 3D spaces.
  • Radiopharmaceutical Imaging and Dosimetry: RPTDose, a 3D Slicer-based application that streamlines and integrates quantitative imaging analysis and dose estimation techniques to guide and optimize the use of radiopharmaceutical therapy agents in clinical trials. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • SonoVol is developing a whole-body ultrasound imaging system for small animals. This start-up company arose from research in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • Xoran Technologies: Image-guided Platform for Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery 1. See more information on Kitware blog.
  • Xstrahl is developing a Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP) that uses 3D Slicer as its front-end application for radiation therapy beam placement and system control. See more information on Kitware blog.

Listed in alphabetical order.