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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FDA clears eCential Robotics’ spine surgery robot

The robotic arm of the eCential Robotics platform for spine surgery [Image courtesy of eCential Robotics]French robotic spine surgery tech company eCential Robotics announced today that it has received FDA clearance for its 3D imaging, navigation and robotics guidance system.

With the help of recent partnerships with U.S. implant companies, Gières, France–based eCential Robotics plans to start selling its surgical robotics system in North America. The company has already sold 10 systems in Europe, with more than 2,000 surgeries.

“The FDA clearance of the eCential Robotics unified platform recognizes reliability and robustness of our product, confirms the confidence in eCential Robotics’ unique concept of focusing surgical workflows on the essential via a unified, open and multi-app system, and also encourages our ambition to expand our footprint in the United States,” said Laurence Chabanas, the company’s chief strategy officer and U.S. CEO…

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