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Healthcare Resource Center
Ekso Licenses Patents to Prosthetics Giant Ottobock
Ottobock will use Ekso's technology to further its innovation in the field of microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knees. Read more.
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. View 7 Game-Changing Robots


Healthcare News
New International Standards Boon to Personal Care Robotics
Will early certification boost mainstream acceptance or breed false confidence?

Bacterial Robotics Wins $150K NSF Grant for Tumor-Killing Robots
The company has received Small Business Innovation Research money to develop micro-robots

Pharma Giant UCB Invests $5.4M in UK Lab Robots
UK's Peak Analysis & Automation to provide automated antibody discovery platform

Love Park Robotics: Rolling toward Commercialization
Can a research-heavy startup really succeed in the market?

Blue-Collar Delivery Robots Making Gains in U.S. Hospitals
Review of industry leaders: Aethon, Panasonic, Swisslog and Vecna

Intuitive Surgical Shortcomings Prompt Better Training
With shares down and reported incidents up, the company battles to protect its image

Intuitive Surgical Facing Litigation from its Own Insurer
Legal action claims that Intuitive was not forthcoming in disclosures to insurer

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

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

Bionic Parts Shop: Medicine and Engineering Sync More Closely
Bionic parts pioneers: This time it’s a bionic leg; before that it was a bionic arm.

Hey Nike, Doesn’t This Robot Scream “Just Do It”?
There's a reality TV show hiding within this exoskeleton

Move Over Honda and Cyberdyne, Here Comes Yaskawa’s Exoskeleton
Competition heats up for ageing populace—especially Japan's—and disaster intervention

Stryker Acquires Mako in $1.65B Pricey but Strategic Buyout
Consolidates orthopedic presence while continuing M&A plan

Lift Labs Lands $1M in Funding for Self-Stabilizing Spoon
The Liftware Spoon harnesses DoD technology to help those with motion disorders live more independently

Legal Issues for Healthcare Robots
Overview of Liabilities, Safety Standards and Trust



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.


Can China’s Homegrown Robots Supplant Foreign Brands?

Wall Street Finally Tosses a Smile at HP. Could It Be 3D Printing?

HP Wades into 3D Printing: Is It Now Suddenly Harder for the Little Guy?
More in 3D Printing



Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute

Baxter Collaborative Robot More Flexible with Robot Positioning System

Federal Robotics Commission: Ryan Calo Calls for Regulation