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NIH Provides Funding for Research to Develop Innovative Co-Robots for Health Care Applications

NIH Provides Funding for Research to Develop Innovative Co-Robots for Health Care Applications

New research in robotics might help with stroke rehabilitation, guide wheelchairs, and assist children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Projects investigating co-robotics are the focus of new funding from the National Institutes of Health. [More]
Bioservo Technologies Selected to be Part of The International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology

Bioservo Technologies Selected to be Part of The International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology

"IISART (The International Industry Society in Advanced Rehabilitation Technology) gives us more opportunities to take part in and contribute to future development of the latest rehabilitation technology," says Tomas Ward, CEO of Bioservo Technologies. [More]
Mazor Robotics Sells Renaissance System to Large US Catholic Health Organization

Mazor Robotics Sells Renaissance System to Large US Catholic Health Organization

Mazor Robotics Ltd., a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, today announced that it sold a Renaissance system to one of the largest Catholic Health organizations in the US and signed an agreement with this healthcare network to provide a platform to sell additional systems and the portfolio of disposable products throughout the hospital network. The Company had previously sold a Renaissance system to one of network’s hospitals in the 2013 second quarter. [More]
Gonzaga Senior Wins Scholarship to Study Robotics at University of Bristol

Gonzaga Senior Wins Scholarship to Study Robotics at University of Bristol

Christopher Birmingham, a Gonzaga University senior from Tacoma, Washington, who has focused his studies on developing robots to help the disabled and the elderly, has won a Marshall Scholarship, a prestigious and extraordinarily competitive award that enables future leaders to undertake advanced graduate study at universities in the United Kingdom. [More]
Robot Control Theory Enables Powered Prosthetics to Dynamically Respond to Wearer’s Environment

Robot Control Theory Enables Powered Prosthetics to Dynamically Respond to Wearer’s Environment

A University of Texas at Dallas professor applied robot control theory to enable powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the wearer’s environment and help amputees walk. [More]
SoldierSocks to Donate Ekso GT Robotic Exoskeleton to James J. Peters VA Medical Center

SoldierSocks to Donate Ekso GT Robotic Exoskeleton to James J. Peters VA Medical Center

SoldierSocks, a non-profit organization focused on helping veterans, is hosting their first annual awards ceremony at The Union League of New York. This year's program includes a donation of an Ekso GT™ robotic exoskeleton to the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. [More]
Rehabilitation Robot Market Expected to Reach $1.8 Billion by 2020

Rehabilitation Robot Market Expected to Reach $1.8 Billion by 2020

Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the rehabilitation robots, active prostheses, and exoskeletons are used inside rehabilitation treatment centers and sports facilities providing rehabilitation for all patients with injuries or physical dysfunction. [More]
University of Twente Awarded ERC Grant for ROBOTAR Research Project

University of Twente Awarded ERC Grant for ROBOTAR Research Project

Sarthak Misra of the University of Twente MIRA Research Institute has been awarded the prestigious individual ERC Starting Grant worth 1.5 million euros. This grant will be used for the ROBOTAR research project. ROBOTAR aims to develop systems for the targeted delivery of magnetic agents. These agents would be robotically steered into the human body with extreme precision using flexible needles. The agents would be controlled by using an external magnetic field. The agents could be coated with drugs or bio-sensors. [More]
Design Meets Robotics

Design Meets Robotics

An impressive opening night of the exhibition ‘Visually Defiant 2014’, buzzed with an abundance of innovative robotic designs. [More]
Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S. Market for Surgical Navigation Systems and Robotics

Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S. Market for Surgical Navigation Systems and Robotics

According to a recent report by iData Research, those companies looking to break into the surgical robotics market may find significant opportunities in other medical specialties, other than the MIS field dominated by Intuitive. These companies are expected to capture almost one-third of the U.S. surgical robotics market by 2020. [More]
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