Life Science

iRobot plans to cut R&D expenses in 2024

By Lucia Maffei Can iRobot continue to spur robotics innovation even as its research and development spending is on the decline? That’s one of the big questions that emerged in the aftermath of the implosion of iRobot’s merger deal with Amazon, which forced the Bedford-based Roomba-maker to chart an alternative path to its own future while […]

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Greentown Startups’ Biggest Accomplishments of 2023

BY REENA KARASIN Greentown Labs’ 200+ startups are developing, deploying, and commercializing climatetech solutions to decarbonize the key greenhouse-gas-emitting sectors—agriculture, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation—and build resilient communities. There’s an incredible amount of work and collaboration needed to get these technologies out of the lab and into the world, from early-stage funding, to pilot projects, to first commercial […]

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