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MassRobotics announces inaugural accelerator program cohort
Ten startups will each receive a $100,000 grant for business development as part of the accelerator. A $5 million MassTech development initiative will supply the funds.

ReWalk Robotics Takes Steps Towards Next-Generation Exoskeleton
New prototype integrates advanced sensing technologies and AI to enable more autonomous decision making.

New Bill Greenlights Exoskeletons for Vets
ReWalk Robotics supports legislation enhancing vet access to powered exoskeletons.

IAM Robotics Rebrands as Onward Robotics to Reflect Business Evolution, Market Focus
Onward Robotics said its Meet Me person-to-goods automation includes the Pyxis orchestration software and Lumabots mobile robots.

German Bionic Debuts Exoskeleton to Aid Nursing and Healthcare Professionals in North America
German Bionic is offering its Apogee+ powered exoskeleton available to assist nurses and other care providers with strenuous tasks such as lifting patients.

Exo Games 2023 Winners Announced by ASTM International and University of Central Lancashire
Exo Games 2023 featured five university teams from around the world that followed more than a dozen ASTM standards to develop exoskeletons and compete in physical challenges.

Apollo Humanoid From Apptronik Designed to Transform the Nature of Work
Apollo, a new humanoid from Apptronik, is the result of years of development work and is designed to be easy and affordable to manufacture and use.

Sarcos Lays off Portion of Staff and Eliminates Manufacturing in Pittsburgh as Part of Cost Saving Efforts
Sarcos, which acquired RE2 Robotics just last year, has laid off about a quarter of its staff and said it is refocusing on aviation, marine, and solar markets.

Robotics in Construction Event Examines Challenges, Investment, and the Future of the Industry
Robotics in Construction featured panels discussing what the industry and investors are looking for, as well as startup pitches for a variety of applications.

Hesai Technology and NavVis Collaborate on Using Lidar for Reality Capture
Hesai Technology is workin to incorporate its lidar sensors into NavVis reality-capture devices. It is also working on robots with CRATUS Technology and Inertial Labs.

ASTM International Gives Roger Bostelman Award of Merit for Volunteer Work in Exoskeleton Standards Development
ASTM International has given Dr. Roger Bostelman its highest honor in recognition of his productivity and leadership in advancing standards for exoskeletons and industrial robotics.

J&M Manufacturing Wins International Golden manus Award 2023 From igus
J&M Manufacturing received the 11th annual manus Gold award for creative use of igus' bearings, which are designed to enable corrosion- and lubrication-free motion in robots and other equipment.

Sarcos Signs Agreement with Jabil to Advance Capabilities of Robotic Systems
Sarcos is working with Jabiil, a manufacturing solutions provider, to produce some of its robotic products.

HeroWear Launches Apex 2 Exosuit to Help Reduce Back Injury Risk
Bending and lifting are common sources of workplace injuries, and HeroWear gathered feedback from users in multiple industries for improvements in its Apex 2 device.

Sarcos Commercializes and Expands Its Line of Teleoperated Robotics and Software
Sarcos has shared the preliminary 2022 fourth quarter revenue results. It also announced that it has added the Guardian XM and Guardian Sea Class robotic systems to its lineup.

To Help Recover Balance, Robotic Exoskeletons Have to Be Faster Than Human Reflexes
In a new paper published in Science Robotics, a group of Georgia Tech professors discuss the balanace stability for exoskeletions.

ASTM International to Host Exoskeleton Competition Designed for University Students
ASTM International will host its inaugural Exo Games in August this year at University of Central Lancashire. The deadline to apply to the exoskeleton competition is next week.

Terex Invests in and Partners With Apptronik for New Robotics Applications
Terex, which makes materials processing machinery, has made an equity investment in Apptronik, which is developing general-purpose humanoid robots to act in dynamic environments.

Celera Motion Introduces Compact Denali Servo Drives
Celera Motion claimed that its new Denali Series servo drives are the "world's smallest," designed for use in surgical robots, industrial grippers, and other compact applications.

Wandercraft Gets FDA Clearance for Exoskeleton Suit Designed to Help People Relearn How to Walk
Wandercraft said the clearance is a "significant milestone" for the French maker of the Atalante assistive exoskeleton as it expands in the U.S.



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