Silicon Valley Robotics
Supporting Innovation and Commercialization of Robotics Technologies
Online Mini-Symposium, Free and open to the public.Tues 19 May, 2020, 9:30-1:30pm PT, via Zoom All videos are now online ! The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing global demand for robots that can assist in surgery and healthcare. This symposium focuses on recent advances and open problems in robot-assisted tele-surgery and tele-medicine and needs for new research and development. The online format will encourage active…Read more
That's a question we're trying to answer in our weekly discussions about 'COVID-19, robots and us', but it was repeated with urgency by Rachel 'McCrafty' Sadd. Rachel has been building systems and automation for COVID mask making, as the founder of Project Mask Making and #distillmyheart projects in the SF Bay Area, an artist and also as Executive Director of…Read more
Health care workers are not the only unwilling essential services frontline workers at increased risk of COVID-19. According to the Washington Post on April 12, "At least 41 grocery workers have died of the coronavirus and thousands more have tested positive in recent weeks". At the same time, grocery stores are seeing a surge in demand and are currently hiring.…Read more
Wired Magazine recently called for us to, post pandemic, "ditch our tech enabled tools of social distancing". But are our telepresence robots creating emotional distancing or are they actually improving our emotional lives. This week in our weekly "COVID-19, robots and us" discussion with experts, we're looking at the topic of virtual presence and emotional contact as well as many…Read more
Silicon Valley Robotics is the largest cluster of robotics and AI technology innovation and investment in the world. We are a non-profit organization started by the robotics and AI industry to support the emerging new robotics and AI industry, including agricultural, medical, social, retail, logistical, transport and space robotics networks.
Become a member of our organization! Membership is open to robotics startups and also global partners. We host online networking events, online mentor office hours, investor demo days. You can also join our coworking space Co-Lab in Oakland or just sign up for newsletters to learn more about us.
What Our Members Say
Plus Robot Startups
Years Of Exponential Growth
Billion $ Of Equity Funding
Plus Robotics Investors
Apply to join our CoLab at Circuit Launch
We provide you with space, access to equipment, mentors and potentially funding. Applications are now open for :
- Entrepreneur in Residence
- Artist in Residence
We support Women In Robotics organization!
Women in Robotics is the professional network for women who work in robotics, or women who aspire to work in robotics. We have local events and a global community. Local events include; Bay Area, Boulder, Brisbane, Bristol, Toronto, Zurich and at many robotics and AI conferences.
Silicon Valley Robotics Programs
What is a robot? Fast facts!
A series of factsheets outlining the basic facts and falsehoods about robotics, AI, jobs and social impact.
Speakers & Mentors
World's leading experts in areas of robotics, AI, innovation, product management and design.
Join our indepth topic networks to partner with leading startups and major companies in each area. Construction Robotics Forum Launch Jan 30 2019.
Accelerate Your Startup!
Connection to our CoLab, all the latest startup competitions, accelerators, demo days and expos.
Reports & Downloads
The latest reports and whitepapers across the fields of robotics, AI, their roadmaps and implementations.
Good Robot Design Guidelines
How to build an ethically aligned robot – a set of guidelines from international expert workshops.
Individual membership is for robotics professionals and people interested in working or investing in robotics technologies. Receive a monthly newsletter and tickets to all our networking and speaker events.
Company membership is based on size, from startup to unicorn, but all members receive access to weekly newsletters, invites to our networking and speaker salons and access to our investor and mentor network and online directory.
Global Partners benefit from access to our weekly newsletters, reports and presentations on the latest trends in robotics. Also our partners have access to our networking events and a coworking lab and landing pad in Silicon Valley.
Sponsors are featured members or partners, invited to attend our advisory board meetings and able to steer our activities. Sponsors can showcase their technology or services at our events, presentations, media and publications.