Making lives easier,

One robot at a time.

 

aubot ('au' is to meet in Japanese - pronounced "our-bot") is focused on building robots that help us in our everyday lives. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company aims to make robots accessible to everyone.

 

The company was founded in April 2013 by Marita Cheng, Young Australian of the Year 2012.

 

 

The Melbourne Accelerator Program at the University of Melbourne provided the initial grant to get aubot started. Funding and support has also been received from Tech23, the Victorian Government, STC Australia, the TAC and Optus.

 

Our first product, Teleport, is a telepresence robot.  Teleport will reduce people's need to travel while allowing them greater freedom to explore new surroundings.  Teleport was launched at TEDxSydney on the Northern Foyer Stage at the Sydney Opera House on 21 May 2015.

 

In the future, aubot aims to combine Jeva and Teleport to create a telepresence robot with an arm attached.

 

Team

The aubot team is made up a number of engineers and engineering students from all over Australia. The team encompasses mechatronics, mechanical, software and manufacturing engineers.

Supporters

Awards

2016

MassChallenge NSW Finalists

Optus Future Makers

Myer Innovation Fellow

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia:  Science and Healthcare

 

2015

Australian Women’s Weekly Women of the Future Judges' Choice Winner

InStyle and Audi Style Scholarship

Northcott Scholarship, Design Thinking for Social Innovation Executive Program

YouthActionNet University Connect @ Georgetown

 

2014

Finalist in the 2014 Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Victorian Government Technology Voucher Program

 Technology Development Voucher

TAC Small Grant

Rotary Club of Melbourne Young Achiever Awards

 

2013

MedTech's Got Talent Most Opportunity for Global Impact

Tech23 2013

  Innovation Excellence Award

  ATP Innovations Explorer Award

  Meeting with Susan Wu

  ThoughtWorks Getting Stuff Done Award

  The New Agency Best Growth Hacking and Boot-Strapping Prize

Melbourne Accelerator Program Entrepreneurial Fellow

Advance Global Australian Awards 2013 Mentee (Advanced Manufacturing)

 

 

aubot

Suite 19, 2-6 New St

Richmond VIC 3121

Australia

© 2016 aubot Pty Ltd

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