U.S.-based robotics companies landed the most rounds (17) and funding ($514M) in April 2023.
Robotics investments reach $620M in February 2023
Companies offering unmanned aerial drones, usually coupled with drone-enabled data and analytics services, were particularly strong in February 2023.
Automotive industry sets record by employing 1M robots
According to the IFR, the operational stock of robots in the automotive industry reached about one million units. This represents about one-third of the total number installed across all industries.
Robotics investments reach $521M in January
Investment in companies working on autonomous driving technologies was particularly strong.
5 top robotics trends to watch in 2023
The robotics industry is rapidly evolving. Here are the top five trends shaping the robotics industry, according to the International Federation of Robotics.
What slowdown? – December 2022 robotics investments reach $1.14B
December 2022’s 55 robotics investments totaled US $1.14B, a 7.7% increase over December 2021’s funding total.
Webinar: motion control in logistics robotics made easy
Mobile robotics is a high-growth market both in and outside the logistics sector. This webinar will teach you how Novanta simplifies the application development process.
2023 robotics predictions from industry experts
Leading robotics experts, such as Ken Goldberg and Deepu Talla, share what they’ll be keeping an eye on in 2023.
8 notable robotics acquisitions in 2022
We covered nearly fifty mergers and acquisitions in 2022 worth billions of dollars. These eight stood out from the rest.
Looking back at our 2022 robotics predictions
We’re looking back at some of the predictions robotics experts made at the beginning of 2022 and how they played out in the industry.
Remembering robotics companies we lost in 2022
Running a successful robotics company is never easy. Unfortunately, these companies found out it’s even harder during a pandemic and supply chain crisis.
2022 in review: the year in robotics
Steve Crowe and Mike Oitzman recap the top moments and biggest stories that happened in the robotics industry during 2022.
5 robotics predictions for 2023
As we head into 2023, businesses will rely ever more on technology and innovation to break new ground with turnkey solutions at the heart.
Mobile robot shipments increased by 53% in 2022
Interact Analysis released its latest report on growth in the mobile robot market, which includes sales of AGVs and AMRs.
Nic Radford on developing underwater robots; celebrating 100 episodes
Leveraging experience developing space robots for NASA, Nauticus Robotics is developing underwater robots to perform inspection and maintenance tasks.
IFR: robot installations hit all-time high in 2021
The International Federation of Robotics’ (IFR) world robotics report showed that worldwide installations reached 517,385 units.
Sensor breakdown: how robot vacuums navigate
Peter Hartwell, CTO of Invensense, breaks down the various sensors used to improve the navigation and cleaning capabilities of robot vacuums.
RoboBusiness keynote to analyze state of robotics investment
Leading robotics sector investors to discuss business, technological and social drivers for investment, gating factors and headwinds and why robotics startups succeed and fail.
The state of robotics investment
Cowen’s Peter Finn on the state of investment into the robotics industry and the impact of inflation, higher interest rates, and other issues.
Lessons learned in medical robotics development
Enrique Romo, VP of research and innovation at Noah Medical, explains the company’s four tenets of robotics innovation.
Chinese mobile robot maker Youibot to join IFR
The International Federation of Robotics acts as a focal point for organizations and governmental representatives in activities related to robotics.
How Labrador Systems developed its assistive robots
On The Robot Report Podcast, Mike Dooley discusses the technical and business challenges of developing Labrador Systems’ assistive robots.