Monthly Archives - August 2018

NextShift Robotics, An Autonomous Mobile Robot Company Worth Following

Headquartered in Lowell, MA in the US, this 2016 startup provides second generation AMRs that have mechanical gripper arms. They received angel funding in the amount of $1.5 million in July of 2017, but they started with purchased intellectual property from a robotics company that had focused on moving pots from one part of a farm to another. Read more >>

Corbus Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Annual B. Riley FBR Healthcare Conference

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc., a Phase 3 clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat rare, chronic and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today that Yuval Cohen, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Corbus, will present at the Annual B. Riley FBR Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:25 a.m. EDT in New York, NY. Read more >>

Eyes to look at the sky

Commuting, jotting down notes, grabbing a quick snack – we do these daily chores without a second thought. For a person with impaired vision, however, these are challenging chores. Now, a new type of eyewear may make life easier for those who have weak vision.
The eSight 3 eyewear is a pair of smartglasses that could help people have up to 20/25 vision. It works for a variety of low-vision and extreme low-vision conditions. It is most effective for those […]

State of the art e-glasses giving sight and changing the lives of the legally blind

A new invention is helping to give visually-impaired Kiwis a new perspective on life.
For almost his whole life, 22-year-old Emil Secker has experienced poor vision, making difficult many of the tasks most people take for granted.
That all changed at the end of 2017, when Secker acquired a pair of state-of-the-art eSight electronic glasses.
Released a year ago by Canadian company eSight Corp, the eSight 3 made TIME Magazine’s list of the top 25 inventions of 2017. Read more >>

KnipBio appoints business development exec

Russ Heissner will manage feed and aquaculture business relationships

Massachusetts bio-tech firm KnipBio has appointed Russ Heissner as senior vice president of business development and operations. Heissner brings a strong background in industrial fermentation technologies and products. Read more >>

Pixability Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year

Pixability, the leader in digital video advertising optimization and insights, has earned a competitive place on the Inc. 5000 for the fourth year running. Pixability’s three-year revenue growth of 530% secured the company a place within the top 20% of the prestigious list, with the company taking the 934 spot this year. Read more >>