Bristol start-up rubs shoulders with Dyson, Google and Panasonic

Open Bionics Founder Joel Gibbard

Open Bionics Founder Joel Gibbard

A south west start-up has been ranked amongst Dyson, Google, and Panasonic as one of the Top 50 robotics companies to watch in 2015.

The international RBR50 list named Open Bionics, a start-up based at the Technology Business Incubator at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, as one of the most noteworthy companies in the global robotics industry for 2015.

Chosen by the robotics community through the Robotics Business Review, RBR50 companies are recognized based on their innovation, ground-breaking application, commercial success and potential, and represent many different levels and facets of the robotics ecosystem.

Open Bionics was considered for their ground-breaking work into 3D printed robotic prosthetic hands.

Joel Gibbard, Open Bionics’ founder, comments: “Looking at the list and seeing our start-up’s name feels incredible.

“Pretty much every single company on the list is a company I have aspired to work for in the past and certainly aspire to match in their success in innovation in the future.”