Twin Cities region has a good start in robotics; let’s capitalize on it



By Andrew Borene, MPR News (commentary)

“The Twin Cities area has a head start to become an international robotics and automation center of excellence. A robotics ecosystem already taking form will build upon our region’s expertise in effective high-tech innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration.

Robots are moving into our personal lives by cleaning living room floors, handling hazardous materials, parking cars and saving lives in roles from security to medicine. The world’s emerging robotics industry has vast potential to benefit the quality of life for people all over the world, creating millions of high-paying jobs in the process.”

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