MedTech Robotics

Is an R&D Race Driving the Surgical Robotics Market?

Released on April 15, 2019

Robotic-assisted surgery has emerged with an attempt to overcome the limitations of traditional minimally invasive surgical procedures…

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Robotics

Corindus touts first Japanese CorPath GRX procedures

Released on April 15, 2019

Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSE:CVRS) said today that the first Japanese procedures using its CorPath GRX robot-assisted device took place as part of a post-market surveillance study…

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Funding Robotics

ReWalk Robotics raises $4m

Released on April 9, 2019

ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) has raised approximately…

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Orthopedic Robotics

J&J and its surgical orthopedic robot: What you need to know

Released on April 3, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) isn’t known for tooting its horn prematurely. The public won’t hear much about a new J&J device until…

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M&A Robotics

Johnson & Johnson closes Auris Health buyout

Released on April 2, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) said yesterday that its Ethicon biz completed its $3.4 billion acquisition of robotic surgery dev…

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Robotics Surgery

XSurgical Touts MTEC Membership and Future in Surgical Robotics

Released on March 26, 2019

XSurgical, a firm that is developing a remote-controlled surgical robot technology, has been accepted for membership into the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).

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Robotics Spine

FDA Clears Zimmer Biomet’s Rosa One Spine System

Released on March 25, 2019

FDA has cleared Zimmer Biomet’s Rosa One Spine System, making the company the first to gain FDA clearance for brain, spine, and knee offerings on one robotic platform.

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Robotics Surgery

Titan Medical, Teleflx ink collab robotic ligation dev deal

Released on March 25, 2019

Titan Medical (NSDQ:TMDI) said today that it inked a collaborative development deal with Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) to integrate its polymer ligation technology into Titan’s Sport single-port robotic surgical platform.

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Neuro Orthopedic Robotics

Myomo inks Italian sales deal

Released on March 22, 2019

Myomo recently announced that it has signed a sales and service agreement with Progettiamo Autonomia Robotics (PAR) to market the MyoPro in Italy.

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Public Offering Robotics

Titan Medical closes $25m offering

Released on March 22, 2019

Robotic surgical platform developer Titan Medical (NSDQ:TMDI) said today it closed a $25 million public offering.

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M&A Orthopedic Robotics

Brainlab Makes Huge Push into Robotics with Medineering Deal

Released on March 20, 2019

Hot on the heels of Brainlab selling its orthopedic joint reconstruction business to Smith and Nephew, the Munich-based firm is now making an acquisition of its own. The company said it is acquiring robotics platform specialist Medineering.

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M&A Robotics

Brainlab acquires Medineering’s robotics platform

Released on March 20, 2019

Brainlab said today that it acquired Medineering and its line of robot-assisted surgery devices for an undisclosed amount.

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Orthopedic Robotics

Think Surgical, United Orthopedic join forces for global sales

Released on March 18, 2019

Think Surgical and United Orthopedic have announced a global joint marketing agreement of Think’s Active robotic system and United’s U2 knee system.

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FDA Approved Robotics Surgery

Intuitive Surgical wins another indication for da Vinci SP

Released on March 15, 2019

Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) said today that it won another indication for the FDA for its da Vinci SP robot-assisted surgery device.

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Robotics Surgery Urology

da Vinci Surgical Robot Given Sense of Touch to Prevent Injury

Released on March 15, 2019

Engineers and surgeons at the University of Naples Federico II in Italy, using the da Vinci Research Kit, have now developed a force sensor for the da Vinci trocars that provides real-time haptic feedback to the user.

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Robotics

Corindus Vascular Robotics meets The Street with Q4 earnings

Released on March 13, 2019

Corindus Vascular Robotics (OTC:CVRS) shares gained today after the robot-assisted surgery company reported fourth-quarter results that met the forecast on Wall Street.

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Robotics

Smith & Nephew acquires Brainlab assets, teases next-gen robotic surgical platform

Released on March 13, 2019

Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) said yesterday that it acquired Brainlab‘s orthopedic joint reconstruction business and teased the unveiling of a next-generation surgical robotics platform for later this year.

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Robotics

Think Surgical raises $134m for TSolution One robotic joint replacement device

Released on March 13, 2019

Think Surgical yesterday reported a funding round worth $134 million for the robot-assisted orthopedic surgery device it makes.

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Robotics

Corindus adds $5m to private placement

Released on March 12, 2019

Corindus Vascular Robotics (OTC:CVRS) said today that it added onto a previously closed private placement, bringing in an additional $4.8 million.

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Robotics

Inside Hahn Group’s plan to revive Rethink Robotics

Released on March 7, 2019

The Hahn Group scooped up the IP and trademarks for the Sawyer collaborative robot and Intera software less than one month after Rethink Robotics Inc. shut down in October 2018.

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Robotics

Augmented intelligence: How robots paired with humans can improve your health

Released on March 7, 2019

A person living with a chronic condition like diabetes often needs a bit of help when it comes to following doctor’s orders in between office visits.

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