MassRobotics Newsletter, June 3, 2022
The Robotics medal &
massrobotics fellowship
We're working to make the field of robotics more diverse and inclusive by recognizing, highlighting and rewarding women's achievements in robotics research. The Robotics Medal is a new annual award presented to a female researcher for substantial achievements and contributions in the field of robotics. The award is accompanied by a $50,000 prize to allow the recipient to continue research as a MassRobotics FellowPlease consider nominating a friend, colleague or role model. Nominations are now open thru July 15th - Learn more here
Massrobotics in the news
We are welcoming 4 new residents in June: Bionomous, Panteon DesignAivot Robotics and Spark AI
Cleo Robotics launches reliable ISR solution for GPS-denied environments - read more here
Congratulations to the start-ups selected for the Cowen Start-up Challenge at Automate, including MassRobotics residents InOrbit and Scalable Robotics - learn more here
What we are reading
After Record Year, Robotics Investment Stays Strong Even In Shaky VC Market - read more here
Uber to test delivering food with robots - read more here
Bipedal Robot Mimics Bird’s Gait - read more here.
Festo introduces pneumatic cobot arm - read more here
Walmart is adopting the Symbotic system for their warehouse fulfilment centers - read article by Progressive Grocer and article by Supermarket News. 

Can “imperfect” human teachers help robots to become better learners? - read more here
Northwestern engineers invent the world's smallest remote-controlled walking robots - read more here.
Dyson's been secretly working on robots that do household chores - read more here
Smart, Self Healing Highways Could Be the Way of the Future - read more here

Robots Pick Up More Work at Busy Factories - read more here
The World’s Smallest Remote Controlled Robot Is HereAnd It Makes A Penny Look Huge - read more here
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, through the MassTech Intern Partnership, is offering funds to growing technology companies across the state to support summer internships. Eligible companies can be reimbursed for up to 50% of the intern's hourly wage, up to $8 per hour, for a total of $3,200/year per individual intern - learn more here
upcoming Events 
June 7,  Automate 2022 Our Executive Director, Tom Ryden and Cofounder Daniel Theobald will be speaking on AMR Interoperability and Standards Efforts. MassRobotics is doing AMR demo at the show. Learn more here
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