Industrial Exo Developer
Address: Yokohama, Japan
Short Business Description: Alkeris’ initial exoskeleton product, the Archelis, is manufactured by Nitto Co., Ltd. under the supervision of Jichi Medical University and Tokyo Medical and Dental University while being design is done by Nishimura Taki Design.
Address: Nara City, Japan
Short Business Description: Formally referred to as Panasonic ActiveLink, ATOUN has built an impressive portfolio of industrial powered exoskeleton products and prototypes (with some work on medical assistive devices as well).
Address: Zürich, Switzerland
Short Business Description: Auxivo AG was incorporated in 2019 as a Spin-Off from the Rehabilitation Engineering Lab at ETH Zürich.
Address: Beijing, China
Short Business Description: C-Exoskeletons (CEXO) is positioning itself to be a pioneer of soft exoskeletons (exosuits).
Address: Torino, Italy
Short Business Description: Comau is a specialist in industrial automation under the direction and coordination of Fiat Chrysler. The MATE is a passive shoulder support exoskeleton for work and industry.
Address: Traña – Matiena, Spain
Short Business Description: Cyber Human Systems is a spin-off created by Gogoa Mobility Robots that designs and commercializes industrial exoskeletons for the workplace.
Address: Tsukuba, Japan
Short Business Description: CYBERDYNE is one of the first commercial pioneers of exoskeleton technology in the world. Primarily in the medical field, the company has also begun branching off into exoskeletons for logistics.
Address: Richmond, CA, USA
Short Business Description: Formerly Berkeley Bionics, over the last decade this company has worked both alone and in conjunction with various private and government entities. Ekso Bionics is one of the founding companies of the exoskeleton industry.
Address: Anduze, France
Short Business Description: The main exoskeleton product, the ShivaExo, is an upper-body modular passive exoskeleton for work and industry.
Address: Rhône-Alpes, France
Short Business Description: Exhauss specializes in modular shoulder support passive exoskeletons.
Address: Phalsbourg, France
Short Business Description: Ergoskel is an “ergoskeleton” designed to help warehouse workers lift while reducing physical strain. This exoskeleton was developed and patented by FM Logistic and the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), France.
Address: Bayern, Germany
Short Business Description: German Bionic is the first German exoskeleton manufacturer for industrial use and focuses on tying industrial exoskeletons to Industry 4.0.
Address: Nashville, TN
Short Business Description: HeroWear is a wearable technology company that is developing a suite of assistive clothing solutions that reduce fatigue and musculoskeletal strain on workers. Their first product, the Apex, was developed in conjunction with the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology at Vanderbilt University.
Address: Ansan-si, South Korea
Short Business Description: This company is a spin-off from the C&R Lab at Hanyang University with a range of prototypes designed for military, assistive or rehabilitation purposes. It is likely that Hexar has the most exoskeleton prototypes of any exo developer in the world.
Address: TARBES, Hautes-Pyrénées, France
Short Business Description: HMT is a French partnership that has rooted its beginning in two passive shoulder and arm support exoskeletons for work and industry.
Short Business Description: HumaniX focuses on light upper body exoskeletons for repetitive movement. The company is interested in partnering with others to utilize their unique IP.
Address: Tokyo, Japan
Short Business Description: Innophys is a Japane startup with upper-body exoskeletons for work and industry that utilize compressed air actuators. The company is particularly focused on reducing work-related back injuries.
Address: Pontedera, Italy
Short Business Description: IUVO is a spin-off company of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) in Pisa and its BioRobotics Institute. IUVO has experience in designing both upper body and lower body passive and active exoskeletons. IUVO is also a leader in standards & test development for wearable robotics in Europe.
Address: Osaka, Japan
Short Business Description: Kubota is a manufacturer of farming and heavy equipment and has worked on an “waist, arms and upper body” farming assist exoskeleton.
Address: Delft, Nederland
Short Business Description: Laevo focuses on passive back support exoskeletons for work and industry. It was one of the very first exoskeleton companies to make their wearable available to try at WearRAcon16.
Address: San Diego, CA, USA
Short Business Description: Levitate Technologies focuses on the development and distribution of a passive shoulder exoskeleton for work and industry, the AIRFRAME®.
Address: Tokyo, Japan
Short Business Description: Mitsubishi labels its wearable robot as a Power Assist Suit or PAS. It was exhibited at the Japanese International Robotic Exhibition (IREX 2015) in Tokyo, Japan. No additional information has been released following the December 2015 press release.
Address: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Short Business Description: Newndra Innovations as an exoskeleton developer with a vision of providing wearable technology that can reduce physical injuries for workers in India and beyond.