How Healthcare Innovation is Revolutionizing Cancer Detection
Rapidly evolving technologies, like genomics, are quietly and completely morphing the medical field as we know it. The ROBO Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (ticker: HTEC) provides unique, global exposure to best-in-class companies leading the healthcare technology revolution.
A Conversation with MIT’s Daniela Rus on The Future of Robotics & AI Investing
Jeremie Capron (Director of Research) and Lisa Chai (Senior Research Analyst) had the opportunity to sit down with our ROBO Global strategic advisor Professor Daniela Rus. Daniela is the director of MIT's Computer Science and AI lab, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy for Arts and Science.
ROBO Global Q3 2020 Investor Call
Hear from our research team about how the ROBO Global innovation portfolios performed throughout Q3 2020 despite a global pandemic and market turbulence.
ROBO Global Q2 2020 Investor Call
The ROBO Global innovation indices had their strongest-ever quarterly returns in Q2, largely recouping their Q1 losses and leaving them significantly ahead of global equities halfway through 2020. The Robotics & Automation Index (ROBO) returned 29%, while the Artificial Intelligence Index (THNQ) jumped 44%, and the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (HTEC) rose 31% in Q2. The Covid-19 crisis has triggered an acceleration of the digitalization of the economy. With strong balance sheets and a small-mid-cap tilt, the ROBO Global index portfolios are well positioned to continue to outperform. In this report, we discuss key sector trends and big movers.
ROBO Global Q1 Investor Call 2020
The ROBO Global innovation indices outperformed during the worst quarter for global equities since 2008. The Robotics & Automation Index (ROBO) declined 20% in Q1, while the Artificial Intelligence Index (THNQ) lost 15%, and the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (HTEC) was down 11%. We expect the COVID-19 crisis to remain a relatively short-term event. And with strong balance sheets and a small-mid-cap tilt, the ROBO Global index portfolios are well-positioned to continue to outperform in the current environment. In this report, we discuss key sector trends and big movers.
ROBO Global Q4 Investor Call 2019
The ROBO Global innovation indices closed 2019 on a strong note, largely outperforming global equities. The Robotics & Automation Index (ROBO) returned 30.3% for the year, the Artificial Intelligence Index (THNQ) increased 37.6%, and the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (HTEC) rose 34.9%. The good news is that earnings growth has only just inflected and looks set to return to the double-digits in 2020.
Investing in HTEC: Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index by ROBO Global
Healthcare is undergoing massive disruption, creating an incredible, long-term investment opportunity. ROBO Global, the creators of ROBO, the first robotics & AI index, bring you HTEC. HTEC is an investment portfolio dedicated to providing exposure to best-in-class healthcare technology companies around the world.
ROBO Global Q3 ’19 Investor Call
Nine months into the year, the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index (ROBO) has returned more than 17%, the Artificial Intelligence Index (THNQ) has increased 23%, and the Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index (HTEC) is up 19%. After two consecutive quarters of earnings declines, ROBO’s median EPS growth appears to have turned positive in 3Q19 and is set to return to double-digits in 2020. In this investor call, we discuss key trends and big movers.
Tabula Rasa Spotlight: An Inside Look with ROBO Global
In this video segment Nina Deka, Senior Research Analyst at ROBO Global, speaks with the management team at Tabula Rasa HealthCare to learn how the company is using data analytics to manage medication risk and keep people out of hospitals. Adverse drug events account for over 125,000 hospital admissions each year at a hefty cost to the healthcare system of ~$30B. The unfortunate truth is that the vast majority of these events are caused by medication errors that could have been prevented. A member of the ROBO Global HTEC Index, Tabula Rasa provides patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that help healthcare organizations lower costs and improve the overall health and well being of their patients.
ROBO Global Q2 ’19 Investor Call
Robotics, automation, and AI stocks rose in Q2, pushing the ROBO Index up 22% year-to-date. Watch the recording of our Q2 investor call where you’ll hear more about the recent trends in robotics and AI investments and learn about our newest index, Healthcare Technology & Innovation
ROBO Global Q1 Investor Call 2019
The ROBO Global Index was up 18% in the first quarter of 2019. Our research team will walk you through the key trends, companies and subsectors driving the performance as well as discuss key updates made to the index in the March rebalance.
Meet the Minds Behind the ROBO Global Strategic Advisory Board
Henrik Christensen, Illah Nourbakhsh, and Manish Kothari are just three of the brilliant members of the ROBO Global Strategic Advisory Board. Among the top minds in the world of robotics and AI, we are honored to have their insight and knowledge fueling the decisions behind the index and helping to keep ROBO state of the art in the realm of robotic developments.
iRobot CEO Spotlight: A Behind the Machines Look with ROBO Global
In this one-on-one interview with iRobot CEO Colin Angle at the company's Bedford, MA, headquarters, Jeremie Capron, ROBO Global's Director of Research, takes us on an insider's tour of iRobot to learn what's driving the growth for this leader in the consumer robotics sector.
Giving investors a way into robotics and automation (Proactive Investors)
Richard Lightbound, ROBO Global's CEO EMEA, talks to Proactive in this interview about the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index that is designed specifically to give investors targeted access to the entire and fast-growing global supply chain of robotics and AI.
Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future | Raffaello D’Andrea
Autonomous systems expert Raffaello D'Andrea develops flying machines, and his latest projects are pushing the boundaries of autonomous flight. Prepare to be dazzled by a dreamy, swirling array of flying machines as they dance like fireflies above the TED stage in this fascinating TED Talk.
DARPA Robotics Challenge Highlights
At the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals, 24 teams went head to head in a challenge that offers a unique demonstration of how robotic applications can be applied in disaster situations. Footage is courtesy of DARPA.
ROBO Global Rings the NASDAQ Opening bell
On ROBO Global's 4 year anniversary, the ROBO Global team rang theNasdaq opening bell. In this video, CEO Travis Briggs, Director of Research Jeremie Capron, and President & CIO Bill Studebaker share the history of ROBO Global and the opportunity its ROBO Index provides for investors.
Transforming our Lives Through Robotics | Wyatt Newman | TEDxLugano
In this TEDx, Wyatt Newman, professor in the EECS Department at Case Western Reserve University and a member of the ROBO Global Strategic Advisory Board, discusses the renaissance of robotics and AI. His perspective on how robotics and AI will transform every aspect of our lives will change how you perceive what tomorrow holds.
ROBO Global’s Behind the Machines: An Interview with Zebra Technologies’ CEO
Zebra Technologies is one of the more than 80 rapidly developing companies within the ROBO Global Index. Watch as Jeremie Capron, ROBO Global's Director of Research, interviews Zebra Technologies' CEO Anders Gustafsson as he shares how a company that has been "hiding in plain sight for 20 years" is helping to define the future.
ROBO Global’s Behind the Machines: An Interview with IPG Photonics CEO
IPG Photonics, a member of the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index, is a manufacturer of fiber lasers and fiber amplifiers. IPG is headquartered in Oxford, Massachusetts, and operates internationally.
Behind the Machines: International Robotics Exhibition (Tokyo) With ROBO Global
Jeremie Capron, ROBO Global's Director of Research, takes us on a guided tour of the exhibit floors of at the International Robotics Exhibition in Tokyo for an inside look at how members of the ROBO Global Robotics & Automation Index are fueling the future of manufacturing, healthcare, consumer robotics, and more.