The layoffs will reduce cash burn and boost R&D spending to get a quality robotic surgery system “out the door fast.”
J&J’s Ethicon completes first robot-assisted kidney stone removal with Monarch platform
Auris Health, an Ethicon subsidiary, received FDA clearance for Monarch for endourological procedures in May 2022.
Ronovo Surgical unveils Carina surgical robot platform
Ronovo Surgical announced that it closed a new round of financing, bringing its total funds raised to more than $50 million since 2020.
Asensus Surgical wins CE mark for expanded machine learning
New features from Asensus Surgical include 3D measurement, digital tagging and image enhancement.
How motion engineering helps develop next-gen surgical robots
The single-column, multiple-arm design of conventional surgical robots limits the angle of approach when multiple instruments are deployed. This is the main challenge that needs to be overcome.
Intuitive expects da Vinci procedures to increase at least 12% in 2023
Intuitive Surgical released preliminary Q4 results that included a revenue miss, but the company expects da Vinci surgical robot procedures to grow.
Activ Surgical completes first case with ActivSight
Activ Surgical has completed its first case with ActivSight Intelligent Light, a module that provides enhanced visualization during surgery.
MIT researchers create implantable robotic ventilator
Researchers at MIT have designed a soft, robotic implantable ventilator that can augment the diaphragm’s natural contractions.
Titan Medical to begin strategic review, may explore sale
Titan Medical announced today that it plans to review and evaluate strategic alternatives to unlock shareholder value.
CMR Surgical, J&J partnering on surgical robotics
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon business unit will sell CMR’s surgical robotics system to select hospitals in Italy, France, Germany and Brazil.
CMR Surgical installs 100th Versius surgical robotics system
There are now Versius robots in operation across Europe, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Titan Medical seeks share consolidation to retain public listing
Surgical robotics company described share consolidation as the last option to regain compliance with Nasdaq’s $1 per share minimum bid price requirement and retain its listing.
Galen Robotics brings in $15 million in oversubscribed round
Galen Robotics is a surgical robotics company looking to erase the large capital expenditures end-users face when considering surgical robotics.
UCSF partners with FDA for robotic surgery trial
UCSF Health is preparing for the only FDA-approved study of the use of single port robotic technology for colorectal surgery in the U.S.
Symani Surgical System takes the surgeon out of the operating area
The Symani Surgical System, which can remove the surgeon from the operating area, has already performed five surgeries.
Levita Magnetics raises $26M for Magnetic-Assisted Robotic Surgery platform
Levita Magnetics said it has raised $26 million to fund regulatory and commercial progress on its Magnetic-Assisted Robotic Surgery (MARS) platform.
Titan Medical to start manufacturing Enos systems later this year
The goal is to commercially launch Enos in early 2025 after securing a De Novo market authorization from the FDA.
MIRA surgical robot to be tested in space in 2024
MIRA will work inside a microwave-oven-sized experiment locker, and will perform tasks like cutting simulated tissue.
Surgical robotics maker Intuitive misses mark in Q2
Intuitive warned COVID-19 will likely continue to have an adverse impact on da Vinci procedure volumes.
Medical Microinstruments raises $75M for robotic microsurgery
Robotic microsurgery company Medical Microinstruments announced today that it raised $75 million in a Series B financing round.
ForSight Robotics brings in $55M for robotic cataract surgeries
The company claims its ORYOM platform can perform fully robotic cataract surgeries with ten times more accuracy than a human hand.
Excelsius robotic spine surgery system at work in 20 hospitals
The Excelsius Ecosystem is a robotic navigation platform that combines Globus Medical’s Excelsius 3D imaging system and ExcelsiusGPS.