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KINOVA SECURES SIGNIFICANT FUNDING TO INVEST IN ACCELERATING COMPANY GROWTH AND INNOVATION

BOISBRIAND, Que., Sept. 28, 2017 — Kinova ®, a designer and manufacturer of robotic solutions, has received funds totaling $25 million CAN from four major contributors, including lead investor Fonds Manufacturier Québécois S.E.C. II; co-investors KTB Network Co., Ltd. (South Korea) and Foxconn (Taiwan); and BDC Capital, the investment arm of BDC (Canada).

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Dominic Champagne, The Metronome

Working for Kinova ® Robotics since September 2016, production supervisor Dominic Champagne is very pleased with this high-tech environment. The 38-year-old father is a hard worker who does his job at a steady pace like a metronome.

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TC Makers: Kinova Robotics Gives The Disabled A Helping Hand

Montreal-based Kinova Robotics was founded in part because of one man – the founder’s uncle, Jaco, a disabled inventor who created a manipulator for his wheelchair out of a hot dog pincher, some microswitches, and some complex electronics. This early attempt, while primitive, was the basis for a whole series of amazing – and amazingly useful – robotic arms.

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