Silicon Valley Robotics

Supporting Innovation and Commercialization of Robotics Technologies

Getting Started With Robots!
Robotics needs more people to make good robots and great robotics businesses. There are many pathways into robotics. You don't need a degree in mechatronics, unless of course that's what you want!
Where Are The Robots?
Wherever you are on the robotics journey, we can help you find the right technology for your application. We can also help you understand the business landscape and issues with the roll out of robotics.
Growing My Robot Company
Silicon Valley Robotics Membership supports early stage startups, SMEs, growth stage companies and global partners to the robotics industry with a wide range of initiatives.

‘Robotics for Infectious Diseases’ and other resources

In times of crisis, we all want to know where the robots are! And young roboticists just starting their careers, or simply thinking about robotics as a career, ask us 'How can robotics help?' and 'What can I do to help?'. Cluster organizations like Silicon Valley Robotics can serve as connection points between industry and academia, between undergrads and experts,…

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‘Robotics for Infectious Diseases’ and other resources
Society, Robots and Us: the conversations we need to have (next July 28)

Society, Robots and Us: the conversations we need to have (next July 28)

On July 28 at 6pm PDT we'll be discussing the role of facial recognition in Society, Robots and Us. Free and open to all: Guest speakers include: TBC. The first and most important 'conversation we need to have' was on robotics and racism on June 16 2020. The video is online. This was followed by a conversation about killer…

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Open Problems for Robots in Surgery and Healthcare

Online Mini-Symposium, Free and open to the public.Tues 19 May, 2020, 9:30-1:30pm PT, via Zoom All videos are here 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…

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Open Problems for Robots in Surgery and Healthcare
Where are the robots when you need them!

Where are the robots when you need them!

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…

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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.

Online Robotics Job Fair

Exploring the DARPA SubT Challenge

Society, Robots and Us

What Our Members Say

“ Silicon Valley Robotics is an opportunity to showcase some of the most innovative robotics in the world. ”
Rich Mahoney
CEO and Founder at Seismic
“ Every startup needs access to a resource like Silicon Valley Robotics to help fundraise and grow. ”
Melonee Wise
CEO at Fetch Robotics
“ Silicon Valley Robotics has the best network events in the Bay Area and the most up-to-date information about trends in robotics. ”
John Dulchinos
Vice President, Global Automation and 3D Printing at Jabil Circuit

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
  • Startups

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.


We have a global robotics cluster network connecting robotics and AI hubs all over the world.

Our next cluster meeting is October in Korea

For Individuals

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.

For Companies

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

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.

SVR Sponsors

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.

Explore Our Latest Events, Featured Members And Robotics News

Early stage startup: Silicon Valley Robotics helps you accelerate your startup. We have prototyping and small batch manufacturing facilities at Circuit Launch in Oakland. We ...
Shopping for robots, or shopping for more information about robots? Do you want advice about what robots to buy or rent and how to install ...
Robotics needs more people to make good robots and great robotics businesses. You don’t need a degree in mechatronics, unless of course that’s what you ...
Talking about racism and it’s impact on robotics and roboticists was the first conversation in our new biweekly online discussion series “Society, Robots and Us” ...
So, you find the perfect job opportunity, customize your latest resume, and submit your application online. But unfortunately, it did not even reach the recruiter. ...
What are the main reasons that robotics companies and startups fail? Is it the technology or is it the business? Fresh Consulting analyzed significant industry ...

Come Visit Us At Circuit Launch

Please check the calendar to see if we have Office Hours posted. Otherwise contact us for an appointment. Join our meetup group or newsletter for info about upcoming events. Or follow us on social media.

Visit Circuit Launch M-F 10am-6pm
8000 Edgewater Dr (upstairs) Oakland CA USA 94621
Mail Address
8000 Edgewater Dr Suite 200 Oakland CA USA 94621
Office : 1-650-204-0003
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