15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016

15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016
We like to call it the Shark Tank of robotics. Pitchfire takes place tonight at RoboBusiness 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center. Fifteen startups will have two minutes each to pitch their product to a panel of judges and to a packed room of …
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Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots
Remember the TV show Battlebots? A Nigerian, millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with augmented reality. The robots can be operated via a smartphone. Two people can battle their robots against one …
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Robotics in motion
MSD: What are some of the latest trends in robotics these days, specifically for packaging and pick and place applications? John – QComp: Robots are being applied to many packaging areas that were once completely done by hand. One reason is that robot …
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2 SW Ohio startups win Venture Ohio awards

trend2 SW Ohio startups win Venture Ohio awards
Two Cincinnati-based startups took home top awards at the third annual VentureOhio gala Thursday night. The 2016 awards honor the top entrepreneurs and investors from across Ohio who have contributed substantially to the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
•Lafayette College’s Stavros Kariofillis ’17, of Easton has won a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, an award for undergraduate students who show exceptional potential for research careers in the STEM fields of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.
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Nominations sought for Fish and Game awards
CONCORD — Nominations are now being sought for the New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission 2016 Award of Excellence. Nominations are due by Dec. 31. Each year, the commission recognizes deserving individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements …
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