SynTouch Gets $2.5M in Grants for New Machine Touch Applications
Research director heralds 'killer app' for tactile sensing.
Market for Medical Robotics Hits Growth Spurt
Pharmacy, surgical automation drives acquisitions, investments, and grants.
Five Things We Learned at RoboBusiness 2015
Annual robotics convention showed the state of the art across tech and industry.
Five Ways for Robotics to Save California
Technology can't solve all of the state's problems, but robotics and AI are addressing the most pressing ones.
UAE Launches International ‘Robotics for Good’ Competition
The United Arab Emirates aims high, hoping to stimulate international innovation and become a regional leader in robotics.
WPI Wins $570,000 in NSF Grants for Soft Robotics
Two grants focus on manipulation and control over soft robotics.
Singapore Builds on Robotics Innovation
Asia's financial center plans for a bright future in robotics.
Advanced Lower GI Surgical Robot Secures $11.2M
Virtual Incision claims device less expensive than existing robotic alternatives for laparoscopic surgery
ECA Dynamics to Build On Exoskeleton Tech for Military Use
French companies combine their expertise for bipedal and quadruped robots.
TransEnterix Raising $50M, Waits for FDA to Approve SurgiBot
Patient-side laparoscopic surgery robot could reduce costs and complications, but will SurgiBot rival da Vinci?
Equity Markets Approach Robotics With Caution
Acquisitions are more likely than robot company IPOs, for now at least.
Mabu the Healthcare Robot Scores $1.5M
Khosla Ventures backs Catalia Health’s mission of “augmenting doctors” with robots
Smart Glove: The Low-cost Disruptor for Hand Therapy
Neofect’s Raphael aims for stroke market with $1,000 rehab robot
Corindus Vascular Robotics’ IPO Nets $42M
In-stent maker’s IPO and recent private placement total: $68.6M
3D-Printed Heart Valves Top Mother Nature’s Own
Cyfuse Biomedical edges loser to a $100 billion global market awaiting artificial tissue