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MassTLC & UMass Lowell NERVE Center Reception

from the local robotics community came together on October 14th to celebrate
the Massachusetts and New England Robotics EcoSystem and share their
technology.  The event was held at the New
England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at the
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and kicked-off the start of RoboBusiness
2014, an international robotics trade show.
event included live demonstrations from robotic arms and actuators to
telepresence robots and an exoskeleton.
Veteran Gene Laureano shows off his new walking skills after
being paralized from the waste down since 2001 and being wheelchair bound for
12 years.
program included welcome remarks by MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft and Linda Thayer,
partner at Finnegan, the event and MassTLC robotics cluster sponsor, introduced
Julie Chen, Vice Provost of research at UMass Lowell.  A New England robotics ecosystem map was
presented to Dr. Holly Yanco, director of the NERVE center and long-time
supporter of the MassTCL robotics cluster. 

Thayer, Julie Chen, Holly Yanco and Tom Hopcroft point to a star on the map
indicating where the NERVE center is located.

An online version of this map can be found at http://bit.ly/RoboMap.
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