BOSTON, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mass Innovation Nights, Massachusetts’ leading monthly new product showcase, and Dassault Systèmes will kick-off National Robotics Week in Boston with an event at District Hall on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM. National Robotics Week (RoboWeek) is a series of events and activities during April designed to increase public awareness of the strength and importance of the U.S. robotics industry and of the tremendous social and cultural impact that robotics will have on the future. Dassault Systemes’ North American headquarters is in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Mass Innovation Nights 109 will feature a variety of robotics and artificial intelligence startups, including rehabilitative robotics and prosthetics, short range radars for drone safety, satellite data management, children’s learning, and more. Mass Innovation Nights 109 is free and open to the public. RSVPs are required.
“We are very excited to work with Mass Innovation Nights, on Robotics week,” said Greg Smith, Director of SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs, Dassault Systemes. “Through our 3DEXPERIENCE Lab in Waltham and our Entrepreneur programs we are focused on offering startups a wide variety of funding, guidance, and resources to help them achieve their goals.”
“The Boston area is an important cluster for both robotics and artificial intelligence,” said Bobbie Carlton, founder of Innovation Nights and Innovation Women. “By working with Dassault, we are helping to educate the public while we support local entrepreneurs.”
Mass Innovation Nights events feature business experts, networking, tabletop demos and presentations from the winners of an online vote. Participating startups this month include:
- OPS241-A Short Range Radar Sensor
- Ras Labs Synthetic Muscle™
- Voysis Commerce
Experts will be on hand to share their knowledge with attendees. Guests are encouraged to use the hashtag #MIN109 and @MassInno to share photos and social media commentary. The gatherings typically generate hundreds of social media posts and are key visibility drivers for startups.
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.
About Mass Innovation Nights
Mass Innovation Nights offers an opportunity for people interested in innovative new products to connect live and online. The popular product launch and networking event draws attendees from the entire region. Over the past 9 years, it has helped launch over 1000 new products, which have collectively received more than $2.1 billion in funding. Follow MIN on Twitter or visit the website.