Rob Surgical has raised €5 million from Dutch holding company, Scranton Enterprises, to continue developing its robotic surgery technology, finish the validation process, and bring the product to market. The medtech startup wants to universalise high-precision surgery. Its engineers have designed a flexible, modular, and open robotic platform that “will improve the effectiveness of today’s […]
Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Esben Østergaard is a prominent figure in the Danish robotics ecosystem. Back in 2005, he co-founded Universal Robots, which became a pioneer in building collaborative robots, or cobots, and was acquired by […]
Dresden-founded industrial robotics startup Wandelbots has raised €6 million in a funding round from Paua Ventures, EQT Ventures, and existing investors. The company plans to use the money to hire more people and expand internationally. Founded in 2017 by a team from the Technische Universität Dresden, Wandelbots has come up with a way to “teach” […]
Exotec Solutions, a fulfilment robotics startup based in Lille, has raised €15 million in a Series B round led by Iris Capital with participation from existing investors, 360 Capital Partners and Breega. Founded in 2015, the startup has raised €18.3 million in total to date to produce its Skypod shelf-mover robots for warehouses. Skypods can […]
Starship, the British-Estonian robotics company founded by Skype co-founders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis, is today launching a global rollout of autonomous delivery services for corporate and academic campuses that will see the deployment of more than 1,000 delivery robots by the end of this year. The company has been operating the service with Compass […]
German AI startup Artisense has announced a €4 million funding round from Project A, Vito Ventures, and Holidu cofounder Chris Hitchen. The startup has developed algorithms for real-time 3D mapping of images. The tech can be applied to autonomous cars and robotics to help them to better understand their surroundings. The new funds will be […]
The Smart Kitchen Summit will host its first European edition of the conference this June in Dublin.