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Finance
Talking Stock Picks for 2015 at the Investing Webcast
Why Intel is Betting on Drones
Robo-Stox Launches in Europe on London Stock Exchange

iRobot Divests From Defense Business for $45M
iRobot splits its units, as the markets for both consumer and military robots have been profitable. (February 04, 2016)

Hansen Medical Sells Cardiac Robot to Dutch Center
Maastricht University Medical Center buys robotic-guided cardiac catheter system, but recent acquisitions demonstrate industry's growing pains. (January 25, 2016)

$2.5M in Grants for Co-robot Research in Agriculture
Three grants are part of the National Robotics Initiative (NRI), a federal research partnership in agriculture. (January 13, 2016)

Intel Helps Raise $15M for Savioke’s Hotel Robot
Startup Savioke has raised international capital for its Relay delivery robot, as Intel invests in robots as future users of its chips. (January 13, 2016)

Naïo Technologies: Agribotics Startup Raises $3.2M
Eliminating weeds via chemical-free, mechanical weeding (hoeing) with the Oz robot. (January 07, 2016)

Segway Rolls Into Robotics, Sort Of…
Personal Transportation, will make up one half of the new entity, the other half will be known as Segway Robotics. (January 05, 2016)

Top Robotics Transactions of 2015
Catch up on a baker's dozen mergers, acquisitions, and investments that altered the fast-moving robotics industry in the past year. (December 31, 2015)

Chinese Firms Invest $20M in Israeli Robotics R&D
China and Israel have been building trade and technology partnerships and expect robotics to be key to productivity, global competitiveness. (December 30, 2015)

Co-robots Awarded $37M by NSF to Spur Development
NSF funds 66 new research proposals to 49 distinct institutions in 27 states. (December 22, 2015)

Soft Robotics Raises $5M for Flexible Fingers
Soft Robotics Inc. spun out of Harvard University surgical research and provides end effectors for handling varied, fragile items. (December 17, 2015)

Kurion Acquires Oxford Technologies for Reactor Robots
Startup Kurion has bought fellow hazardous materials handler Oxford Technologies to expand its robotics team and grow its European presence. (December 09, 2015)

U.K. Consortium Gets $3M Grant for Home Care Robotics
As populations worldwide age, robots might relieve visiting caretakers of helping with daily chores so that they can focus on human interaction. (December 08, 2015)

Drone Startups Benefit From Investor Tailwinds
Aeryon Labs gets funding for commercial drones, SkySpecs earns money for drone sensors, and Flypro represents Chinese consumer UAVs. (December 02, 2015)

Jibo’s Purse Overflows as “Social” Robot Lures More Investors
No financial terms were announced with the transaction, however VC investor Fenox... (November 27, 2015)

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)


Special Focus: Robots and the Law
Robots and the Law

Expert insight on the ethical and legal issues affecting robot regulations globally.


Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
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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 Begins to Come of Age…Finally!

Exoskeleton Research Steps Up to Challenges

Robotics Takeways From CES 2016
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