“In the coming decades, robots and artificial intelligence will fundamentally change our world. Companies around the world are already embracing this change and the idea of collaboration between people and machines is becoming widely accepted. From optimizing warehouse operations to tackling loneliness, a new generation of exciting robots is on the way.
We have scanned the horizon for the European startups working on robotics that show the most promise, taking into consideration their sector, team growth, funding rounds, international recognition, among others. Here are 10 startups that we think are the ones to watch in 2020 and beyond.
Furhat Robotics – Furhat Robotics is a Stockholm-based startup working on the next generation of social robots. Their robot uses a projection system to display life-like facial expressions onto a head-shaped display, while speaking, listening, showing emotions and maintaining eye contact, supported by the company’s custom-developed conversational AI engine. In the name of making human-to-robot interactions feel more natural, the company has raised so far more than €2.4 million.”