Medical Exo Developer

ABLE Human Motion
Address: Barcelona, Spain
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: https://www.ablehumanmotion.com
Products & Projects:

ABLE-Exoskeleton

Agilik Technologies
Address: Vancouver, Canada
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: https://agilik.com
Products & Projects:

Strydr

Angel Robotics
Address: Seoul, South Korea
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Originally established as SG Robotics, Angel-Robotics creates powered walking assist exoskeletons for adults and children.
Business Website Address: http://angel-robotics.com/en/
Products & Projects:

Walkon Suit, Angel-Suit

Aska
Address: Aichi, Japan
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Aska has worked in conjunction with Fujita Health University to create the WPAL
Products & Projects:

WPAL (Wearable Power Assist Locomotor)

AxoSuits
Address: Oradea, Romania
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: http://www.axosuits.com
Products & Projects:

AxoSuit

B-Temia
Address: Quebec City, Canada
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: B-Temia is a human augmentation systems company that specializes in powered knee exoskeletons.
Business Website Address: https://www.b-temia.com
Products & Projects:

KEEOGO

Bama Teknoloji
Address: Ankara, Turkey
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: http://www.bamateknoloji.com/?lang=en
Products & Projects:

RoboGait, FreeGait

Biomotum
Address: Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: https://www.biomotum.com/
Products & Projects:

Robotic Ankle Assist Device

Bionic Yantra
Address: Bengaluru, India
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Bionic Yantra is India’s first medical wearable robotics company. “This is a Made-In-India product intended to cater to the needs of the disabled in India and of course other countries.”
Business Website Address: https://www.bionicyantra.com
Products & Projects:

Affordable gait rehabilitation powered exoskeletons.

Bionik Laboratories
Address: Toronto, Canada
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Bionic Laboratories focuses on upper body rehabilitation robotics. Previously, the company had a lower body-powered exoskeleton in development (ARKE).
Business Website Address: https://www.bioniklabs.com
Products & Projects:

InMotion ARM™, InMotion ARM/HAND™, InMotion WRIST™

Bioservo Technologies
Address: Kista, Sweden
Short Business Description: Bioservo is a leader in the sales and development of powered glove exoskeleton devices for work and industry as well as activities for daily living.
Business Website Address: https://www.bioservo.com
Products & Projects:

Ironhand®, Carbonhand®

CYBERDYNE
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.
Business Website Address: https://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/
Products & Projects:

HAL Lower Limb, HAL Single Joint, HAL Lumbar

Daiya Industry
Address: Okayama, Japan
Short Business Description: Daiya Industry works with Japanese universities on commercializing soft exoskeletons. Its primary focus is on medical devices with some branching off to industrial applications.
Products & Projects:

DARWING PA-Jacket, DARWING Power Assist Glove, DARWING Power Assist Walk

Ekso Bionics
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.
Business Website Address: https://eksobionics.com
Products & Projects:

EksoNR, EksoVest

Ekzar34
Address: Volgograd, Russia
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Ekzar34 is one of the newest additions to the exoskeleton industry. The company has started producing passive upper body medical exoskeletons for children and adults.
Business Website Address: http://en.ekzar34.ru
Products & Projects:

Ekzar34, Rex S, passive upper-body medical exoskeletons

ExoAtlet
Address: Luxembourg, LU
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: ExoAtlet in an international exoskeleton company with a focus on developing powered exoskeletons for walking assistance and physical rehabilitation.
Business Website Address: https://www.exoatlet.com/en
Products & Projects:

ExoAtlet I, ExoAtlet II, Bambini, ExoEffect, ExoGym

ExoMed Kursk
Address: Kursk, Russia
Business Genre:
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.”
Business Website Address: https://www.exomed.org
Products & Projects:

ExoLite (crutches independent powered-lower body exoskeleton), ExoArm

Fourier Intelligence
Address: Shanghai, China
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: http://www.fftai.com/index_en.php
Products & Projects:

ExoMotus™ X2

FREE Bionics
Address: Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: http://www.freebionics.com.tw/en
Products & Projects:

FREE Walk

GenElek Technologies
Address: New Delhi, India
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: GenElek Technologies – “Generation Electronics Technologies”​ aims to produce an affordable exoskeleton for walking assistance.
Business Website Address: https://www.genelektech.com
Products & Projects:

GenElek Exoskeleton

Gloreha
Address: Lumezzane, Italy
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Gloreha has marketed robotic gloves for neurological rehabilitation since 2012. Gloreha is the acronym that stands for “Hand Rehabilitation Glove”.
Business Website Address: https://www.gloreha.com/
Products & Projects:

Gloreha Sinfonia

Gogoa
Address: Traña-Matiena (Bizkaia), Spain
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Gogoa is a Spanish organization focused on rehabilitation robotics.
Business Website Address: http://gogoa.eu
Products & Projects:

HANK, BELK

Hangzhou RoboCT
Address: Hangzhou, China
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Hangzhou RoboCT Technological Development Co.,Ltd., is a robotics company with both a wheeled and exoskeleton mobility assistance solutions amongst its project portfolio.
Business Website Address: http://www.roboct.com/en/home
Products & Projects:

UGO210 powered walking assist exoskeleton

Harmonic Bionics
Address: Austin, Texas
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Harmonic Bionics is a spin-off of ReNeu Robotics Lab at The Univ. of Texas at Austin.
Business Website Address: http://harmonicbionics.com
Products & Projects:

Harmony shoulder and arms fixed frame powered exoskeleton for physical rehabilitation.

Hexar Systems
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.
Business Website Address: http://www.hexarsys.com
Products & Projects:

HEXAR-KR40P, HEXAR-WA20, HEXAR-UR10, HEXAR-CR50, HEXAR-HL35

Hocoma
Address: Volketswil, Switzerland
Business Genre:
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.
Business Website Address: https://www.hocoma.com
Products & Projects:

Lokomat®, Armeo® Power, Armeo® Spring

Honda
Address: Tokyo, Japan
Short Business Description: Honda is likely the commercial entity with the most experience in robotic walking in the world, and information on its exoskeleton development is highly sought after.
Products & Projects:

Stride Management Assist, Bodyweight Support Assist

Human in Motion Robotics
Address: Vancouver, BC
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Human in Motion Robotics is a Canadian start-up company that is designing lower limb exoskeletons using miniaturized joint technology for hip, knee and ankle which is based on patent-pending mechanisms.
Business Website Address: https://humaninmotion.ca
Products & Projects:

Lower limb exoskeleton and mobility assist device

Humotech
Address: Pittsburgh, PA
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: Humotech specializes in a tethered test system that can be used to rapidly prototype and evaluate powered prosthetics, exoskeletons, and exosuits.
Business Website Address: https://www.humotech.com
Products & Projects:

Caplex System, Caplex Hip Exoskeleton, Caplex Ankle Exoskeleton

Hyundai Motor Group
Address: Seoul, Koria
Short Business Description: Hyundai has a rapidly increasing interest in exoskeletons, primarily for industrial use and one series of prototypes for walking assistance.
Business Website Address: hyundai.com/worldwide/en/news
Products & Projects:

H-VEX, H-CEX, H-WEX, H-MEX

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