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Finance & Investment Resource Center
Engaged Capital LLC Buys 5.1% Stake in AeroVironment Inc.
With a new investment comes the push for new products. Read more.
They may be small, but AnkiDrive’s cars mean big things for the consumer robotics industry. View Anki’s Debut Marks Starting Line for Robot-Gaming


Finance & Investment News
AeroVironment Announces $2.3M DARPA Project, Eurocopter Co-Op
AeroVironment ups its ante in new commercial and defense system development

Rethink Discloses $11.5M in New Funding
Funding led by Two Sigma Ventures, a division of Two Sigma Investments

NSF Champions $3.6M Project to Make Robotic Surgery More Intuitive
Researchers at three key universities to collaborate over the course of five years

National Science Foundation Invests $38M in Next-Gen Robotics
The NSF announced new investments for robots that work cooperatively with people to enhance human capabilities, performance and safety.

CMU Robotic Rotocraft Gets $7M for Research
The rotocraft is among seven CMU projects being sponsored by the National Robotics Initiative and National Science Foundation.

Research Report
Outlook for Next-Gen, New-Gen Industrial Co-Worker Robotics
The cultural trends, companies and technologies contributing to the co-worker robot revolution

3D Robotics Zooms in on $30M in New Funding
Company targets agriculture as first market to test commercial drone applications

Hardware Accelerator Going Dutch
High Tech XL is looking for 10 startups to put through its bootcamp

Engaged Capital LLC Buys 5.1% Stake in AeroVironment Inc.
With a new investment comes the push for new products.

The Race Is on to Peg the Best Driverless Car Investment
"Think big. Start small. Be fast," says Chunka Mui, author of Driverless Cars: Trillions Up For Grabs

Driverless Car Craze Calls for a Brake Check
Before buying into the hype, investors should stop to check the gas

Grishin Robotics Invests $300K in “Robots in Space”
NanoSatisfi’s autonomous nanosatellites have garnered VC attention as a significant part of the robotics revolution.

QBotix Inc. Receives $5M in Funding, Releases New SolBot
QBotix Inc. gets quite the funding boost to branch out

Anki’s Debut Marks Starting Line for Robot-Gaming
They may be small, but AnkiDrive’s cars mean big things for the consumer robotics industry.

Two English Companies Win up to $1.3M for Autonomous Marine Vehicles
Selection designed to further ocean data gathering initiatives



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


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Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

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