German startup arculus gets €16 million from Atomico to transform modern manufacturing

arculus, the German modular production platform, has closed a €16 million Series A round led by Atomico with participation from Visionaries Club and previous investors La Famiglia. The company will use the investment to strengthen product development, broaden its customer base and prepare for a global rollout. “Given the complexity, customization, and faster innovation cycles […]


French medtech company Robocath gets €40 million and Asian expansion for robotic-assisted platform

Robocath, a French developer of robotic systems that treat cardiovascular diseases, has secured €40 million in Series C funding and a strategic entry into the Asian medical device market. The round was led by China’s MicroPort Scientific Corporation, with participation from institutional investors such as Zhejiang Silk Road Fund, Luxembourg CLIIF, CS Group and Anaxago, […]

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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” […]