Spin-offs

Spin-offs

Through our spin fund, we support the creation of start-ups from NCCR Robotics research projects. The next major step in robot evolution will see robots leave the structured factory floor. This… Read more

Start-up Corner

Start-up Corner

Please find following links related to start-up support. If you would like to promote your events through our channel, please contact us at nccrrobotics@epfl.ch Is your startup good enough for… Read more

Fotokite, NCCR Robotics spin-off, wins Round II of the GENIUS NY accelerator

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the winner of the $1 million grand prize from Round II of the GENIUS NY accelerator is Fotokite, a team from Switzerland. The initiative is one of the world’s largest business competitions focused on unmanned systems. ​     GENIUS NY, a year-long business accelerator, awarded six finalist teams a total …

Fotokite selected amongst finalists of the Genius NY Competition

 Fotokite, an NCCR Robotics spin-off, has been selected amongst the 6 finalists of the Genius NY Competition The Highlights The cohort will arrive at The Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse, NY in January for nearly 12 months of acceleration and incubation. Two phase in-residence accelerator program Phase One: Six teams receive a monthly stipend ($10,000 per month …

Three NCCR Robotics Spin Offs selected in the IMD Start-up Competition 2017/2018

Feeltronix, Fotokite and TWIICE have been selected in this competition. For more info, visit IMD webpage. The Feeltronix breakthrough technology platform stretches the mechanical limits of electronics and provides solutions for robust and ultra-compliant rubber-based systems. Applications include smart bands for the next generation of wearables in sports, healthcare, AR/VR and fashion. feeltronix.com Fotokite is a spin-off from ETHZürich’s Flying Machine Arena with patented technology that fundamentally solves …

Swiss Robotics Industry Day 2017 Announced

Taking place at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland, on 2nd November 2017, the Swiss Robotics Industry Day is an exclusive event for industry professionals to come and meet the labs of NCCR Robotics and the SMEs of the Swiss Robotics ecosystem. The event features talks from invited speakers from both industry and academia, with time for …

Drone Journey to the Center of the earth

NCCR Robotics spin-fund Flyability has taken part in an expedition that marks a new milestone in cave exploration. For the first time, a drone has been used – for a scientific purpose… Read more

Twiice & Cybathlon in Japan

TWIICE presented their exoskeleton project at Medtec Asia and at the Technology and Social Inclusion. The Cybathlon Approach was also featured in Tokyo, organised by the Swiss Science and Technology Office.

Launch of the Chairless Chair

NCCR Robotics spin-off noonee, announced the start of series production and sales launch of their Chairless Chair which was nominated for Hermese Award 2017…Read more

Stroke patients take the lead in their rehabilitation

EPFL and NCCR Robotics spin-off Intento has developed a patient-controlled electrical-stimulation device that helps stroke victims regain mobility in paralyzed arms. The promising results of the first clinical study are published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Read more.

Video Friday: Snake Monster, Crash-Proof Drone, and Usain Bot

http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/video-friday-cmu-snake-monster-flyability-drone-puma-racing-robot/?utm_source=RoboticsNews&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=RN05102016
Posted on: May 6, 2016

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