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Rob Surgical raises €5 million to bring high-precision robotic surgery to hospitals

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 […]

“I’m a curious nerd” — An interview with Esben Østergaard, CEO of REInvest Robotics, founder and former CTO of Universal Robots

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 […]

German industrial robotics startup Wandelbots raises €6 million

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” […]

Munich AI startup Artisense raises €4 million in new funding round

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 […]