SICK, Inc., Minneapolis, announced a partnership with MassRobotics, Boston, Mass.

MassRobotics is a non-profit organization created to provide an innovation hub and start-up cluster focused on the needs of the robotics community. The organization works to foster a collaborative space to inspire the next generation of robotics and automation innovators and builders. 

“We are very excited to have SICK joining our rapidly growing group of strategic partners,” says Fady Saad, co-founder and director of partnerships at MassRobotics. “We believe that a world-leading company like SICK has a lot to offer to our startups, especially ones innovating in the mobile robots space.”

The mission of MassRobotics is to help create the next generation of robotics and automation companies by providing work spaces and resources needed to develop, prototype, test and commercialize products and solutions.

“We are excited to partner with MassRobotics and help robotics and automation startups get better access to innovative sensor solutions,” says Tony Peet, chief executive officer of SICK. “Our expansive applications and solutions experience, coupled with our deep knowledge in robotic safety requirements, will assist these companies to quickly gain traction and grow.”