insights into the world of Innovation

A roundup for investors

14 Apr, 2021

How Indoor Drone Systems in Warehouses Can Help Reduce CO2 Emissions

By: Raffaello D’Andrea, Founder of Verity & ROBO Global Strategic Advisor

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13 Apr, 2021

ROBO Global Quarterly Review Q1 2021



With tech stocks trailing and cyclical and value stocks catching up as the economic recovery continues to broaden, the ROBO Global innovation indices exhibited the benefits of diversification. The Robotics & Automation Index (ROBO) returned 4.5% in the first quarter of 2021, the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (HTEC) rose 0.5%, and the Artificial Intelligence Index (THNQ) decreased 1.2%.

In this report, we discuss why robotics, AI, and healthcare technologies continue to look attractive and note the current key trends and big movers across our index portfolios.

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8 Apr, 2021

ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index Series: Q1 2021 Rebalance Changes

Effective with the Q1 2021 rebalance, ROBO Global is making the following changes in the ROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index Series:

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5 Apr, 2021

The Pandemic is Sparking a Global Surge in Robots and Automation

By Prof. Ken Goldberg, PhD

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24 Mar, 2021

ROBO Brief: Luminar's Lidar, Growth in Telehealth, & iRobot's Success

This week, we discuss Luminar's market leadership in lidar technology and why Teladoc will remain a frontrunner in telehealth. We also spoke to iRobot EVP and Chief Product Officer, Keith Hartsfield, about the company’s success and how the company is paving the way for smart homes of the future.

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24 Mar, 2021

Meet iRobot's Smart Autonomous Fleet

By: Lisa Chai, Sr. Research Analyst

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12 Mar, 2021

ROBO Brief: 5G, Another Acquisition & A Conversation with Vocera's CEO

This week, we discuss the recent acquisition of data integration leader Talend and why we believe 2021 will prove to be the year of 5G. We also spoke to Vocera Communications CEO, Brent Lang, about how the company's SmartBadge serves and protects healthcare workers in response to the pandemic.

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10 Mar, 2021

How Vocera Replaces Chaos with Quiet in Hospitals

By Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst, ROBO Global

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24 Feb, 2021


16 Feb, 2021

ROBO Brief: 3 Tech Companies Exceeding Investor Expectations

This week, we discuss Brooks Automation's mind-blowing returns, how Natera is using AI to analyze its genetic testing data, and why Varonis Systems is seeing such strong growth. We also have a webinar covering M&A activity across disruptive technology on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 10am CT which you can register for here.

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