Medical Exo Developer
Address: Barcelona, Spain
Short Business Description: ABLE Human Motion is a spin-off from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and is developing the ABLE Exoskeleton – a powered walking assist device with the intent of both lower cost and home use.
Address: Vancouver, Canada
Short Business Description: Agilik Technologies has entered the exoskeleton market with the Strydr – a powered pediatric walking assistance exoskeleton. Agilik uses technology licensed from Bionic Power.
Address: Seoul, South Korea
Short Business Description: Angel-Robotics creates powered walking assist exoskeletons for adults and children.
Address: Aichi, Japan
Short Business Description: Aska has worked in conjunction with Fujita Health University to create the WPAL
Address: Oradea, Romania
Short Business Description: A small, two man company that is striving to create a powered lower-body exoskeleton for paraplegics that still have some motor function in the legs for the price of a mid-sized car.
Address: Quebec City, Canada
Short Business Description: B-Temia is a human augmentation systems company that specializes in powered knee exoskeletons.
Address: Ankara, Turkey
Short Business Description: The company focuses on walking rehabilitation systems originally starting with a fixed-frame exoskeleton over a treadmill and later introducing a hip-knee powered exoskeleton.
Address: Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.
Short Business Description: Biomotum is a medical device start-up that is developing a robotic ankle assist device for individuals with movement disorders. The company envisions initially applying its knowledge for pediatric gait rehabilitation and clinicians.
Address: Toronto, Canada
Short Business Description: Bionic Laboratories focuses on upper body rehabilitation robotics. Previously, the company had a lower body-powered exoskeleton in development (ARKE).
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: Moscow, Russia
Short Business Description: This Russian startup company is developing powered exoskeletons for walking assistance and medical rehabilitation.
Address: Kursk, Russia
Short Business Description: Taken directly from the company’s website, “LLC ExoMED is a Russian research and production company, established in Kursk for commercialization of scientific results from the robotics laboratory of Southwest State University.”
Address: Shanghai, China
Short Business Description: Fourier Intelligence is a Chinese based startup company with a focus on medical rehabilitation robotics. The ExoMotus X2 is a powered hip-knee gait assist wearable robot.
Address: Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Short Business Description: FREE Bionics is a spin-off from ITRI Taiwan (Industrial Technology Research Institute). The company’s first exoskeleton product, the FREE Walk is a powered hip-knee powered exoskeleton for walking assist.
Address: New Delhi, India
Short Business Description: GenElek Technologies – “Generation Electronics Technologies” aims to produce an affordable exoskeleton for walking assistance.
Address: Lumezzane, Italy
Short Business Description: Gloreha has marketed robotic gloves for neurological rehabilitation since 2012. Gloreha is the acronym that stands for “Hand Rehabilitation Glove”.
Address: Traña-Matiena (Bizkaia), Spain
Short Business Description: Gogoa is a Spanish organization focused on rehabilitation robotics.
Address: Seoul, 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: Volketswil, Switzerland
Short Business Description: Hocoma is one of the oldest medical robotics companies. It is focused on fixed-frame exoskeleton systems – wearable robots that are attached to a stationary or wheeled platform.
Address: Pittsburgh, PA
Short Business Description: Humotech specializes in a tethered test system that can be used to rapidly prototype and evaluate powered prosthetics, exoskeletons, and exosuits.
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: Ghezzano, Italy
Short Business Description: The company focuses on medical rehabilitation and training devices for the arms.
Address: Madrid, Spain
Short Business Description: A start-up based on the Spanish Center For Automation and Technology. Specializes and lightweight rehabilitation exoskeletons, mainly for pediatric use.
Address: Mount Laurel, NJ, USA
Short Business Description: Motorika focuses on patient-specific exercises and rehabilitation using its fixed frame, gait rehabilitation exoskeleton, the Optimal-G™ Pro.