Bedford, Massachusetts-based Novanta’s Celera Motion and ATI Industrial Automation business units will collaborate with MassRobotics on the innovations under the agreement.
Celera Motion develops motion control components and subsystems for OEMs in medical and advanced industrial markets. Through the collaboration, Celera Motion and MassRobotics, along with other companies, organizations and research institutions to innovate across a range of applications with a focus on medical robotics.
ATI Industrial Automation, an engineering-based developer of robotic accessories and robot arm tooling, will work with MassRobotics to develop technological solutions that improve robotic productivity.
MassRobotics leads a cluster of approximately 400 companies, 65 resident startups and 40 strategic partners to bring together organizations to promote innovation in robotics.
“We are proud to support MassRobotics in its critical mission to create advanced robotics, particularly in the medical field,” Novanta CEO Matthijs Glastra said in a news release. “We are fortunate to be in a unique setting in the Boston area, surrounded by the world’s top hospitals, medical laboratories and educational institutions. That has given rise to a unique regional ecosystem of resources — with the necessary talent, knowledge networks, infrastructure and financial resources — to produce the best in medical/surgical robotics.”