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SynTouch Gets $2.5M in Grants for New Machine Touch Applications
The DoD and NSF award two grants to commercialize systems for fragile grasping and standardized haptic properties. (October 01, 2015)

Market for Medical Robotics Hits Growth Spurt
Auris Surgical Robotics and XACT Robotic raise millions, while TransEnterix and Omnicell make strategic buys. (September 29, 2015)

Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
This year's RoboBusiness in San Jose was our eleventh gathering of robotics researchers, makers, investors, and users. See what one newbie found out from panelists and exhibitors. (September 26, 2015)

Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Disaster relief, agriculture, industrial automation, and traffic reduction are just some of the areas where robotics applications can help the Golden State thrive. (September 23, 2015)

UAE Launches International ‘Robotics for Good’ Competition
The United Arab Emirates is offering $1 million for innovative applications of robotics and AI to health, education, and social services. (September 16, 2015)

WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Worcester Polytechnic Institute wins two grants to develop soft robotics, which could be useful for medical, search-and-rescue, and co-working applications. (September 14, 2015)

Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
The city-state is pursuing robotics through university-corporate partnerships and by attracting international talent. (September 08, 2015)

Advanced Lower GI Surgical Robot Secures $11.2M
Existing robotically assisted surgical devices are rarely used for colon resection surgeries. (August 07, 2015)

ECA Dynamics to Build On Exoskeleton Tech for Military Use
ECA Group, a part of the Groupe Gorge specializing in drones, has acquired a non-controlling stake in exoskeleton company Wandercraft as part of a deal to develop humanoid military robots. (July 02, 2015)

TransEnterix Raising $50M, Waits for FDA to Approve SurgiBot
TransEnterix is raising funds for sales and clinical reps for its SurgiBot, which it is positioning as an affordable alternative to Intuitive's da Vinci. (July 01, 2015)

Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Investors are wary of the high expectations for robots and tend to value software over hardware, but the industry is growing and changing. (June 29, 2015)

Mabu the Healthcare Robot Scores $1.5M
Cory Kidd has been on one heck of a journey getting his Catalia Health a decent chunk of VC money. (June 12, 2015)

Smart Glove: The Low-cost Disruptor for Hand Therapy
The Rapael Smart Platform based on our desire to revolutionize the current rehabilitation treatment (June 04, 2015)

Corindus Vascular Robotics’ IPO Nets $42M
Corindus raised $42 million on Thursday night by offering 11 million shares at $3.80. (May 29, 2015)

3D-Printed Heart Valves Top Mother Nature’s Own
Heart valves from Cyfuse Biomedical can withstand up to four times as much pressure as the average human’s. (May 28, 2015)

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