BioRob GmbH, a Darmstadt, Germany-based manufacturer of the lightweight robot BioRob, raised a seed funding of undisclosed amount.
Backers included High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and Dr. Schulze Consulting und Holding GmbH.
The company intends to use the capital to enhance R&D and sales force.
Founded in 2010 by Prof. Oskar von Stryk, Prof. Bernhard Möhl and Jan Röhlinger (CEO) as a spin-off from Technical University Darmstadt, BioRob develops and markets the lightweight robot BioRob, which is designed to match the demand of cost-effective and easy to use automation solution especially of small and medium enterprises. Based on bionic inspired, antagonistic elastic actuation that enables an extremely lightweight construction, the robot represents a flexible automation solution, applicable even in production lines with frequently changing process conditions.
The range of applications includes pick&place, inspection and co-worker operations.