Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Robotics Innovation Day in Massachusetts

The Robotics sector in Massachusetts is exploding with new ventures spinning out of established companies and our constellation of world class R&D programs. Technology and business leaders met at MassTLC's Robotics: Growing Here: Starting and Growing your Robotics Company in Massachusetts.

Panel participants included: Gregory Bialecki, Secretary for Housing and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Rod Brooks, Cofounder and CTO, Heartland Robotics; James Geshwiler, Managing Director, CommonAngels; Michael Greeley, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners (invested in PolyRemedy); Charles Grinnell, CEO, Harvest Automation; Tom Ryden, Cofounder and COO, North End Technologies; Nina Saberi, Managing General Partner, Castile Ventures (invested in North End Technologies); Austin Westerling, Partner, Charles River Ventures (invested in Heartland Robotics)

Secretary Bialecki delivered a proclomation from the Governor declaring the day Robotics Innovation Day in Massachusetts...

The event was followed by MassTLC's Robo Tuesday networking event bringing students and hiring managers together in an informal setting.

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