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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.
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. View U.S. Navy Testing Lockheed Martin Fortis Exoskeletons

Service Robots News
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

Techmetics Places $1M Order for Adept’s Lynx
Singapore-based service company to use Adept's mobile co-robots.

Daimler in Nevada: Driver a Must for Driverless Big Rig
Big step for big rigs in preventing the country's 11 fatal truck crashes daily and 4,000 deaths annually.

DARPA’s Robotics Fast Track to Aid Smaller Firms
Program provides faster contract approval for smaller amounts and rapid prototyping.

Is Sale of Universal Robots Classic Innovator’s Dilemma?
Are new, unexpected competitors on the rise and readying to take over Universal Robots' market?

China Enters Personal Robot Space with Nemo
Personal/home robot trend continues strong in 2015

ReWalk’s Stock Stumbles, But It Expands to India
Exoskeletons to help paraplegics walk are pricey, but the potential market is still large.

Vecna Offers Testing Facilities to MassRobotics
Startup incubator to benefit from proximity to corporate labs.

Mazor’s Gross Margins Fall on Lackluster 1Q Sales
Three Renaissance surgical robots sold; installed base now 86 systems

Red Mountain Pressures iRobot to Divest From Defense
Activist investor wants iRobot to focus on profit and leadership.

Mini-Robotic Probe Destroys Inoperable Brain Tumors
Monteris Medical gets OK from FDA for New Mini-NeuroBlate robotic laser

$4.1M Bet on SkyWard to Tame Wild Blue Yonder for Drones
Drone industry tries to quicken with plan for air operations

EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
Diversion of Horizon 2020 funds raises questions about European priorities.

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.

3D Printing to Aid Next Land-speed Record?

Zimplistic Gets $11.5M for Kitchen Robots

3D Printing as a Production Tool: New Era of Productivity
More in 3D Printing

Is Robotic Welding ‘Inevitable’?

Healthcare Robotics 2015-2020: Trends, Opportunities & Challenges

Conducting R&D with Government Funding

2015 RBR50 Nominations Now Open

Philae Robot Space Probe Makes Historic Comet Landing