ESARA Working Group Spring Meeting

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The Empire State Advanced Robotics Alliance (ESARA) will meet on April 30th, in conjunction with the New York Manufacturing Conference at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The Empire State Advanced Robotics Alliance (ESARA) seeks to build a strong, well-connected robotics ecosystem in New York State. ESARA includes university researchers, robotics hardware and software suppliers, systems integrators and consultants, workforce and economic development …

ARM Institute Announces Selection of Eleven Technology Projects

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The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute has announced their awardees for their 2018 Technology Project Call.  (http://arminstitute.org/arm-18-01-projects/). Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has significant participation in three of these projects. Rensselaer is Principal Investigator (PI) for Robot Raconteur: An Interoperable Middleware for Robotics, for rapid and secure integration of industrial robots, sensors, peripherals, and simulation software from multiple vendors and platforms. Rensselaer is …

ARM NY: 2019 Project Call Announced

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The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM) is a national, membership-based consortium dedicated to improving US manufacturing competitiveness by advancing innovation in industrial robotics. The ARM Institute is pleased to announce their first project call for their 2019 grants. Project proposals are sought for the following topics: Methods & Tools for Successful Robotics Adoption and Expansion User-friendly Interfaces for Programming, Operation & Maintenance Bi-directional Communication …

Manufacturing USA Update

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Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR), FuzeHub, and the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership network continue to actively engage in the Manufacturing USA network to ensure that New York State manufacturers benefit from the cutting-edge R&D that the 14 institutes across the United States are performing. New York State is home to three Manufacturing USA institute …

Robotics Project Call Open Through June 20th

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The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM Institute) has issued a project call that will fund technology development and workforce training activities in the field of robotics. Concept papers are due June 20th and full proposals are due August 29th. Any company that is interested in either developing or employing robotics technology is encouraged to reach out to FuzeHub’s Jeff …

Robotics and Automation: Growth in 2017 Outpaced all Expectations

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You may have seen news about artificially intelligent robots, self-driving cars and drones and think that these are the early signs of a small but growing industry. In actuality, the robotics industry is already very large and still rapidly growing. According to ZDNet, the number of robots ordered in North America alone was valued at $1.5 billion. Robots are already …

Connecting Manufacturers to NIST Laboratories

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Federal labs are a wealth of resources for technology development, but small manufacturers rarely partner with them to advance their businesses. This FuzeHub blog post focuses on the labs of the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) and how manufacturers in New York State can take advantage of their expertise and facilities. NIST, a premier scientific institution, serves as …