Alibaba Cloud engineers are experimenting with integrating the Qianwen large-scale model into industrial robots.
On April 25, Tencent's Robotics X lab announced the latest progress in robot research and launched a dexterous hand, TRX-Hand, and a mechanical arm, TRX-Arm.
Chen Junbo, the former head of algorithm at the Alibaba-backed DAMO Academy, has left his post to start a new business in the outdoor cleaning robots field.
ABB, a Swedish-Swiss industrial giant and one of the world's four largest robotics companies, announced the official opening of its robotics factory in Shanghai on December 2.
Meituan, a top Chinese e-commerce platform specializing in home delivery and life services, established the Meituan Academy of Robotics Shenzhen (MARS) in the southern province of Guangdong on November 29.
BrainCo, Inc., a Chinese brain-computer interface (BCI) technology company, announced that its product BrainRobotics Hand had obtained FDA certification.
Tesla announced on October 28 that it will bring its humanoid robot Optimus, also known as Tesla Bot, to the fifth China International Import Expo, to be held in Shanghai from November 5 to 10.
Robotics X, a research division of Chinese tech giant Tencent, announced on September 9 the latest progress of its wheel-legged robot named Ollie.
Tusk, an unmanned forklift robotics company, has received three rounds of financing totaling several hundred million yuan, following investment by Engage Capital, ZhenFund and 01VC.
In the first half of 2022, China's robot industry has garnered cumulative financing exceeding 5 billion yuan ($734 million).
Geek+, a logistics industry robot company, announced on August 8 its completion of a new round of financing totaling $100 million. The investors were Intel Capital, Vertex Growth Fund and Qingyue Capital.
SpeedBot Robotics announced on July 20 that it had completed a round B of financing totaling 300 million yuan ($44.4 million), which was exclusively led by Matrix Partners.
Shenzhen-based intelligent robot enterprise AKA Robotics has completed an A round of financing. The financing round was led by Legend Capital.
On July 12, XPeng Motors’ subsidiary company PXing announced the completion of a round A of financing worth more than $100 million.
XYZ Robotics has obtained nearly $40 million in a B+ round of financing, led by Capital Today and followed by Gaorong Capital, 5Y Capital and Source Code Capital.
MegaRobo, an intelligent life science enterprise, has announced its completion of C-round financing totaling $300 million. The funding was jointly led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP, Asia Investment Capital and GGV Capital.
Shenzhen-based service robot company Wissen has completed a pre-A+ round of financing, with a cumulative amount of nearly $10 million. The leading investors were Shunwei Capital and BlueRun Ventures.
Automation solutions provider Hai Robotics has announced that it received over $100 million in a D+ round of financing. The lead investor is Capital Today.
Rochu Robotics has secured tens of millions of yuan in a pre-A round of financing, featuring co-investment by Plum Ventures and Strategy Capital.
Blue Ocean Robot, an intelligent logistics and management systems provider, has secured tens of millions of yuan in round-A and round-A+ financing, with lead investor GL Ventures.