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Latest Transactions News
Medrobotics Raises $26 Million for Flex Surgical Robot
Medrobotics has raised $26 million in Series E funding for the anticipated commercial launches of its Flex robot surgical system in Europe and the U.S. (May 14, 2014)

Grey Orange Robotics Secures Investment with Series A Funding
Grey Orange Robotics has raised an undisclosed sum in a Series A round of funding that will be used for hiring, R&D, scaling up operations and international expansion. (May 01, 2014)

Honeybee Robotics Secures NASA Funding for Planetary Sampling Systems
RBR50 company Honeybee Robotics has received two NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II awards for new approaches to comet and planetary sampling technology. (March 17, 2014)

Revolve Robotics Scores Distribution Deal with Fontel
Revolve is the company that has given the world KUBI, a sleek, motion-controlled robot. (February 04, 2014)

Intuitive Acquires Key Tech from Luna for $12M
Significantly strengthens Luna's balance sheet. (January 22, 2014)

$260M in Charges Adversely Impacts ABB’s 4Q Earnings
The company expects EPS to fall to $0.23 from $0.26 a year earlier. (January 22, 2014)

Intuitive Tops Analysts’ Estimates, Stock Surges Most in Three Years
Biggest biggest intraday advance since 2011. (January 14, 2014)

2013’s Top VC Investments in Robotics and UAVs
A quick look back at those looking forward to the future of the industry (December 26, 2013)

Financial Transactions in Robotics for 2013…and 2012
Follow the money with our new Interactive Tracking Tool. (December 16, 2013)

Newest Robot Surgeon in the OR: Niobe
Japan is the second largest medical device market globally. (December 14, 2013)

PaR Systems Acquires Elements of CAMotion Inc.
PaR Systems Acquires Elements of CAMotion Inc. (December 06, 2013)

And Now for Something Completely Different: GoogleBots!
Google, Rubin and their band of seven may rewrite what it means to be a robot. (December 06, 2013)

FMC Technologies Wins $30M Contract for Remote Operated Vehicles
FMC Technologies Wins $30M Contract for Remote Operated Vehicles (December 04, 2013)

Adept Receives Order for Mobile Pharmacy Robots
Adept Gets Order for Pharmacy Mobile Robots (December 04, 2013)

U.S. Army Orders 36 Micro-Drones from Prioria Robotics
Prioria Robotics scores $4.5 million contract thanks to U.S. Army REF. (November 29, 2013)



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