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Medical & Assistive Resource Center
U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons
Objective of partnership is to transition exoskeleton technology to the Department of Defense industrial base and test for industrial hand-tool applications at Navy shipyards. Read more.
Argo looks to raise $40-50 million for an initial public offering in 2014; ReWalk Personal Exoskeleton cleared by FDA. View Argo Works on IPO as ReWalk Exoskeleton OK'd by FDA


Medical & Assistive News
Elective Amputation for a Robotic Replacement
Bionic reconstruction: substituting a robotic arm for an injured, paralyzed limb

Bionik Corp. Acquires Exoskeleton Maker Bionik Inc. for $6.2M
“DWTPD” in OTC markets until FINRA’s approval of ticker symbol “BNKL.”

What If It’s a Robot that Saves Humanity from Cancer?
Pharmabots closing in on intractable diseases. Is cancer next?

One Man, One Mind Controlling Two Robotic Arms
Forty years of living as a double amputee abruptly changes after ten days training

In-Depth Analysis
Exoskeleton Revolution: From Rigid to Soft to Ultra Soft
2014 was a breakout year in the rise of newest billion-dollar industry: wearable robotics supplementing human powers with mechanized ones.

Restoration Robotics Raises $45M for Robotic Hair Transplants
Restoration Robotics has raised $113 million since it was founded in 2002.

Medrobotics Closes $20M in Series F Financing
Funding will extend Medrobotics' runway while pursuing commercial launches in Europe and FDA clearance and commercialization in the United States and other global markets.

The Essential Interview: Russ Angold, Co-Founder, Ekso Bionics
Angold discusses the evolution, commercialization and challenges of bringing exoskeletons to market.

The Essential Interview: Rich Walker, Shadow Robot Company
Walker discusses the evolution of technology, key challenges, approach to intellectual property and more.

Harvard University Mobility-Enhancing Soft Robotic Exosuit
Much of the Soft Robotic ExoSuit has been developed as part of a multi-million dollar DARPA program whose primary focus is to assist the muscles of soldiers when walking with heavy loads.

3D Bioprinting Human Tissue the Organovo Way
Liver transplant market of $525M in U.S. alone looking to “bio-ink” for help

Corindus Vascular Raises $26.6M for Healthcare Robotics
Money will be used for expansion and investment into new products.

HStar Technologies Literally Gives Patients a Lift
Continuing to raise the bar in battlefield, hospital and home health care environments

U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons
Objective of partnership is to transition exoskeleton technology to the Department of Defense industrial base and test for industrial hand-tool applications at Navy shipyards.

Research Report
Healthcare Robotics: 2014
Leading Robotics Companies, Their Technology, Markets and Future



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.


Webcast: 3D Printing in a World of Plastics

3D Printing Plastics: Demand and Opportunities

Talking Stock Picks for 2015 at the Investing Webcast
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Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing

Why Intel is Betting on Drones

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute