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Latest Medical & Assistive News
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)

Mazor’s Gross Margins Fall on Lackluster 1Q Sales
Recently surpassed the 10,000th procedure performed globally with Renaissance. (May 07, 2015)

Mini-Robotic Probe Destroys Inoperable Brain Tumors
Laser therapy transmits heat to coagulate, or “cook,” brain tumors from the inside out. (May 01, 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)

Analyst Outlook
Google, J&J to Scrub Together in New-Age OR
The emergence of disruptive technologies and how they are beginning to transform the healthcare system. (March 28, 2015)

Will $35M More Help Hansen Medical’s Long, Slow Climb?
Hansen Medical has raised approximately $115 million since 2006. (March 27, 2015)

Intuitive Beats Out 34 Bidders to Grab $430M DoD Contract
Intuitive has been increasing its military and government business since 2012. (March 06, 2015)



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