In 2020, autonomous vehicles left other technology applications in the dust. Other areas of robotics receiving funding or merger and acquisition activity included supply chain automation, surgical robots, and quadrupeds.
8 new manufacturing automation projects picked by ARM Institute for $7.5M in funding
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute has selected eight new projects focusing on high-value ways to empower U.S. manufacturers using robotics and automation.
NVIDIA to acquire processor maker Arm from SoftBank for $40B, to build U.K. R&D center
AI provider NVIDIA said it plans to acquire chipmaker Arm from SoftBank for about $40 billion and expand research and development facilities in the U.K. for a new supercomputer.
9 automation projects for COVID-19 recovery announced by ARM Institute
About $5 million in Department of Defense funding dedicated to projects that advance the use of robotics to respond to current and future pandemics
ARM Institute members to discuss the future of manufacturing in RoboBusiness Direct series
Members of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM, Institute will discuss the consortium’s focus areas and project selection criteria in this keynote panel in the RoboBusiness Direct series.
ARM Institute picks 5 Robotics in Sustainment projects for military maintenance
The ARM Institute announced the selection of five sustainment projects focused on strengthening U.S. Department of Defense equipment maintenance with robotics.
ARM Institute, which promotes automation and manufacturing, surpasses 250 members
The Pittsburgh-based ARM Institute, a public-private consortium, attributed its significant growth to an increase in interest in robotics during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
ARM Institute announces expedited call for COVID-19 technology projects
The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, or ARM Institute has issued a call for projects to be reviewed, developed, and executed against performance metrics to develop technologies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Open Robotics and Boston Dynamics join the ARM Institute
Mobile robot innovator Boston Dynamics and ROS developer Open Robotics have joined the ARM Institute. ARM is working to advance U.S. manufacturing through automation and workforce development.
ARM solicits proposals for projects to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic
The ARM Institute has passed along a NIST call for technology and workforce projects to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robotics in Sustainment project call issued by ARM for automated military maintenance
ARM has issued a call for projects to use robotics in sustainment of materiel for the U.S. Department of Defense.
ARM picks four new robotics projects for fifth funding round
ARM, the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, has announced four projects that responded to its fifth project call and have received funding.
Mill 19 in Pittsburgh hosts new ARM headquarters, Catalyst Connection
The collaborative space at Mill 19 shared by ARM, Carnegie Mellon University, and Catalyst Connection. The organizations plan to use it to drive the future of U.S. manufacturing with robotics and workforce development.
ARM names Brett Lambert as chair, opens search for new CEO
Brett Lambert, who has served in the defense industry, is the new chair of the board of the ARM Institute, which is working to aid U.S. manufacturing through education and robotics.
ARM welcomes new council & committee leaders
ARM is pleased to announce the addition of new leaders to its advisory councils and committees. This is the second term for the groups, each focused on providing members’ input on ARM’s core organizational areas. “The councils and committees are imperative to ARM’s success,” noted ARM CEO, Dr. Byron Clayton. “These groups allow us to…