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

Exclusive Interview: Gurvinder Virk Explains Brand New ISO 13482
Groundbreaking ISO 13482 expected to drive commercialization of personal care robots, especially abroad. (January 09, 2014)

New International Standards Boon to Personal Care Robotics
New SO Standards open personal care robotics to mainstream adoption (January 09, 2014)

HStar Technologies Literally Gives Patients a Lift
HStar technologies develops autonomous mobile robots that can carry patients and large payloads in multiple environments. (December 20, 2013)

Bacterial Robotics Wins $150K NSF Grant for Tumor-Killing Robots
Bacterial Robotics Wins $150K NSF Grant for Tumor-Killing Robots (December 12, 2013)

Pharma Giant UCB Invests $5.4M in UK Lab Robots
Medicine discovery is a sophisticated process that integrates scientific innovation with cutting-edge robotics technology (December 11, 2013)

Love Park Robotics: Rolling toward Commercialization
How to avoid becoming a perpetual “SBIR mill”. (November 20, 2013)

Blue-Collar Delivery Robots Making Gains in U.S. Hospitals
"We are just not going to have enough human hands to do all the work." (November 13, 2013)

Intuitive Surgical Shortcomings Prompt Better Training
Intuitive Surgical Shortcomings Prompt Better Training (November 12, 2013)

Intuitive Surgical Facing Litigation from its Own Insurer
Intuitive received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration after an inspection. (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)

Robotics’ Developers Beware: Truth in Advertising has a Purpose
A new industry must be mindful about the consequences of false product claims (October 18, 2013)

Bionic Parts Shop: Medicine and Engineering Sync More Closely
First person with a missing lower limb to control a robotic leg with his mind (October 04, 2013)

Hey Nike, Doesn’t This Robot Scream “Just Do It”?
Slated for 2015 and aimed at the elderly; ageing Boomer and handicapped markets, this exo-boot screams Nike all over it. (September 25, 2013)

Move Over Honda and Cyberdyne, Here Comes Yaskawa’s Exoskeleton
Argo Medical Technologies and Yaskawa Electric Corp partner up for market success (September 25, 2013)





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