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Research Report
Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015
Special report "Investing in Robotics: What to Watch for in 2015" breaks down the most attractive robotics sectors for investors, examines where the money is coming from, analyzes IPOs and mergers, and details what investors need to watch for. (January 22, 2015)

$26.6M More: Investment Money Loves Rethink Robotics
Not bad for a company with a single product, Baxter, the co-robot, that’s had decidedly unspectacular sales since its introduction in late 2012. (January 08, 2015)

Flying Robots Meet Game Cubes as 3DR Buys Sifteo
The merger's full implementation will take place over the next year, with Sifteo directly providing technical support to its existing customers until the end of July 2015. (July 30, 2014)

Grabit Receives Funding from Flextronics, Draper Nexus Ventures
Grabit, an industrial automation and materials handling startup, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Flextronics Lab IX and Draper Nexus Ventures. The investment will enhance Grabit's development of electroadhesion-based products. (June 02, 2014)

Mitsui Invests Additional $3M in Aethon
Additional cash augments a $4M investment from 2012 (January 13, 2014)

End-of-Year Peek at the Progress of Robo-Stox
Cash dividend payment scheduled for December 31st (December 23, 2013)

KUKA Takes 51% of Reis Robotics with Option for 100%
What a month of December for KUKA! (December 18, 2013)

Intuitive’s Shares Dive Near 25% for 2013
Market caps and annual revenues among its peers still show it to be the king. (December 12, 2013)

Solarbrush Mobile Robot Fights Global Warming
The solarbrush mobile robot aims to clean desert solar arrays, capitalizing on a growing sunbelt market. (November 11, 2013)

AeroVironment Announces $2.3M DARPA Project, Eurocopter Co-Op
AeroVironment ups its ante in new commercial and defense system development (November 06, 2013)

Rethink Discloses $11.5M in New Funding
rRethink's new funding will be used as growth capital for continued expansion. (November 01, 2013)

NSF Champions $3.6M Project to Make Robotic Surgery More Intuitive
NSF funds five-year, $3.6 million project, titled Complementary Situational Awareness for Human-Robot Partnerships (November 01, 2013)

National Science Foundation Invests $38M in Next-Gen Robotics
First new funding awards made through the National Robotics Initiative (NRI) since 2011. (October 28, 2013)

CMU Robotic Rotocraft Gets $7M for Research
The rotocraft is among seven CMU projects being sponsored by the National Robotics Initiative and National Science Foundation. (October 28, 2013)

Research Report
Outlook for Next-Gen, New-Gen Industrial Co-Worker Robotics
Download this in-depth report covering the cultural trends, companies and technologies contributing to the co-worker robot revolution (October 01, 2013)



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