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Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
At this year's conference, your intrepid reporter hopes to learn about current challenges and successes of the European robotics industry. (April 24, 2015)

MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Daniel Theobald, CTO of Vecna Technologies, discusses his hopes for MassRobotics to help the entire industry. (April 23, 2015)

Vecna CTO Talks About Nurturing Roboticists
Qualified roboticists are hard to find, but talent and altruism can be developed. (April 22, 2015)

Open Bionics: New-Age Prosthetics that Disrupt the Status Quo
UK startup harnessing innovative 3D scanning to cut costs of 3D printed robotic hand prosthetics. (April 02, 2015)

Research Report
Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges
Special report "Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges" examines direct patient care robots, indirect patient care robots, and home healthcare robots. (March 26, 2015)

Robotics Research at the Colorado School of Mines Ranges Far and Wide
Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines have developed robots for refinery inspection, as well as rehabilitation and laparoscopic surgery. (March 18, 2015)

Healthcare Robotics: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges
New developments, trends, challenges and opportunities in the medical robotics sector. (March 15, 2015)

Watch Your Step: Camera Guides Prototype Prosthetic Ankle
The goal is to develop an artificial ankle that can react and adjust the angle and stiffness of the foot before it reaches the ground. (March 10, 2015)

Canada Here to “Take Your Pulse!” with Telehealth & Robotics
For a country with just over 38 million inhabitants, Canada really steps it up when it comes to engineering, especially in the field of robotics. (March 09, 2015)

Biotech and Robots Team Up Against Zoonotic Diseases
Zoonotic diseases are those scary ones that we the see on our daily news shows. (March 07, 2015)

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year for exoskeletons. The field is now crowded and very active with competing brands. (November 19, 2014)

Robots at Home: How Will We Ever Live without Them?
Webcast: Take an amazing journey into today’s buyer preferences for consumer robotics with Robotics Business Review’s 2014 Consumer Robotics Survey. (November 12, 2014)

Restoration Robotics Raises $45M for Robotic Hair Transplants
Restoration Robotics, a privately held medical robotics company, has raised $45 million in Series C extension funding, which will be used to develop the second generation of its ARTAS robotic hair transplant system. (November 11, 2014)

Ekso Bionics Licenses Patents to Prosthetics Giant Ottobock
Exoskeleton maker and RBR50 company Ekso Bionics will license two patents to Ottobock to accelerate the pace of innovation in the field of prosthetics. Ekso will receive a combination of license and royalty payments as part of the contract. (November 05, 2014)

Medrobotics Closes $20M in Series F Financing
Medrobotics has closed $20 million in Series F funding and will use the money to extend its runway while pursuing commercial launches in Europe and FDA clearance and commercialization in the United States and other global markets. (October 29, 2014)



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