8 more surgical robotics companies you need to know

The Versius surgical robotics system [Image from CMR Surgical] You know the big hitters in surgical robotics. Here are some of the companies you may not know about, but you should keep an eye on them.

Last month, MassDevice compiled a list of 16 surgical robotics companies you need to know. That list included the usual suspects, like Intuitive, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson and more. But, a list of 16 companies hardly scratches the surface.

Competition continues to heat up what is already one of the hottest spaces in medtech. Here are eight more companies that made waves in robot-assisted surgery recently:

Company Robotic system CMR Surgical Versius Medical Microinstruments Symani Levita Magnetics MARS Virtuoso Surgical Virtuoso System eCential Robotics Surgivisio Globus Medical ExcelsiusGPS Distalmotion Dexter Quantum Surgical Epione CMR Surgical

Cambridge, United Kingdom-based CMR Surgical took a massive step forward in 2021.

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Distalmotion closes $90M Series E financing to support its Dexter surgical robot

[Image from Distalmotion]Surgical robot maker Distalmotion announced today that it closed a Series E financing round worth proceeds of $90 million.

Revival Healthcare Capital led the round, with participation from 415 Capital and existing investors.

According to a news release, Lausanne, Switzerland-based Distalmotion intends to use the funding to support the global commercialization of its Dexter surgical robot. Dexter received CE mark approval in Europe in December 2020.

Distalmotion designed Dexter for laparoscopic surgery in the fields of genera, gynecological and urological surgery. The company said the latest investment arrives as the platform takes its first steps into the operating room and the imminent commercial rollout looms.

The company says that the Dexter system combines the affordability of laparoscopy with the benefits of robotic surgery to increase simplicity and versatility in the space. Leading European hospitals are currently spea…

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