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Marine Robotics Goes Under, Salvaged by Kraken Sonar
Newfoundland-based Marine Robotics has sunk, but Kraken Sonar Systems picked up its staff and a drone, and other AUV companies are doing well. (November 19, 2015)

3D Printing Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps
Arevo Labs uses ABB robots for its Additive Manufacturing Platform, and Prodways buys Exceltec to integrate its polymers with its 3D printers. (November 17, 2015)

Medrobotics Raises $25M for Flex Robotic System
Medrobotics has received funding and FDA and European approval for robotic tools that snake through the body and ease surgery. (November 09, 2015)

Toyota to Spend $1B on Robotics, AI Research
Toyota launches startup fund, promotes hydrogen cells, and again partners with MIT and Stanford. (November 06, 2015)

Qualcomm Robotics Accelerator Ends Early
The slowing smartphone market harms support for robotics startups, but San Diego tech sector hopes to bounce back. (November 04, 2015)

3D Printing Reaches New Highs, But Not Without Wobbles
Stratasys touts 2 million Thingiverse users, but MakerBot shrinks, and 3D Systems' CEO steps down. (October 30, 2015)

Orthopedics Firm Smith & Nephew Buys Blue Belt for $275M
A U.K. orthopedics company has acquired Blue Belt, whose Navio robotically controlled device is used in the expanding market for joint replacements. (October 29, 2015)

This Changes Everything: Advanced Manufacturing
See why things will never be the same ever again because of robots. (October 28, 2015)

RE2 to Give Nurses, Soldiers an Extra Hand
RE2 and QinetiQ are working with the University of Texas at Arlington on a robotic nurse assistant to help move patients. (October 28, 2015)

University Aims to Make Leeds a Self-Repairing City
Robots are spreading beneath streets, reducing traffic disruptions. University researchers are developing drones for inspecting and repairing urban infrastructure, and ULC Robotics' CISBOT is already crawling through gas pipes in several cities. (October 26, 2015)

Google Invests in Chinese AI Company
Google supports Mobvoi's voice-control software and hardware; combining machine sensing and learning seen as key to useful robots. (October 22, 2015)

Skanska UK Aims to Build Next-Gen Construction Robots
A research consortium including Skanska UK and ABB Robotics won a grant to develop robots for on-site and off-site construction. (October 22, 2015)

South Korea Spends $14.8M to Replace Chinese Robotics Components
Samsung Electronics and South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy are planning a three-year effort to keep the country competitive with Chinese manufacturers. (October 20, 2015)

Soft Robots Get a Grip on Fruit Picking
The growing sophistication of gripping technology has led to heightened competition for the potentially lucrative markets for agricultural and warehouse automation. (October 19, 2015)

UPS Helps Raise $22M for CyPhy Works Drones
CyPhy Works has received investor support to commercialize its tethered PARC drones, but untethered UAV deliveries could also be in the works. (October 15, 2015)

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