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64 Top Robotics Startups and Companies in Germany

This article showcases our top picks for the best Robotics companies based in Germany. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Robotics industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We meticulously selected companies ranging from cutting-edge startups to established brands based on their outstanding performance in the following categories:

  • Innovation: Innovative ideas, innovative route to market, innovative product
  • Growth: Exceptional growth, exceptional growth strategy
  • Management, diversity and/or societal impact

Top German startups focusing on robotics 

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Volocopter is an urban air mobility company that develops eco-friendly air taxis to transport people. They are aiming to improve the quality of life for people in cities by offering a fantastic new mode of transportation.

Agile Robots is an intelligent robot system development and application service provider. They are a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center and are developing the next generation of intelligent robots.

Daedalus is a technology company that develops and reconfigurable production capacity for the automated production of small series. The Munich-based startup is a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) looking to push the boundaries of robotics.

fruitcore robotics is a robotic system that leverages intelligent software and innovative mechatronics. With its Digital Robot Platform, fruitcore robotics offers all building blocks for optimal automation in industry.

Magazino develops software and build robots that work together with people – autonomously, safely and at a level of navigation and manipulation that nobody before us has reached.

Kitchen Circus Robotics is a fully automated robotic kitchen and culinary platform with a sophisticated software platform that integrates with the robotics which are essential to modern-day kitchen operations.

KEWAZO is digitizing construction with robotics and data analytics. The Bavarian company integrates robotic platforms on-site to enable digital services.

German Bionic is developing smart exoskeleton technology that people can wear to augment their physical abilities. The German robotics firm is one of the first companies in the world to deliver connected exoskeletons.

Quantum Systems is a drone manufacturer and an aerial data intelligence company that provides multi-sensor data collection products to government agencies and commercial customers.

Micropsi Industries provides high-end machine-learning solutions for robotics and process control. They make a product called MIRAI, a robot control system that, by way of AI, enables robots to learn from humans.

Toposens builds highly robust and low-cost near-field 3D ultrasonic vision technology for robotics and autonomous vehicles. Their Echolocation Sensors also find use in industrial applications.

Enway builds the software that enables special purpose vehicles for cleaning, sweeping and city services to operate autonomously. Their technology enables machines to work intelligently, performing repetitive and dangerous tasks or supporting drivers to work more efficiently.

Synapticon is hacking the physics and economies of motion control for robotics and machinery with digital technology. They are introducing an entirely new approach to motion axes by integrating formerly discrete components.

WAKU Robotics provides AI powered software tools for robotic automation of warehouses, DCs and factories. The WAKU Platform is an all-in-one software platform with all relevant functions for managing, controlling, and analyzing mobile robots (AGV & AMR).

Artisense provides an innovative 3D-vision technology, enabling vehicles, robots and UAVs navigate effectively in any space without GPS. Artisense lifts the limitations that inaccurate and unreliable or prohibitively expensive and complex positioning systems impose on your application.

Hybrid Lidar Systems provides a next generation LiDAR technology for autonomous vehicles and industrial use cases. Their hybrid approach allows very high resolution at low cost.

Wandelbots is a technology platform for no-code robitcs. It enables non-programmers to train industrial robots to complete precision tasks. The deeptech startup is developing a technology stack that simplifies human-robot interaction.

Reactive Robotics develops intelligent robotics for very early mobilization of ICU patients. Their solution complements manual therapy with an adaptive robotic system thereby making mobilization more effective and helping patients recover faster.

Transolt is a robotics company that provides self-driving transportation services. They provide logistics 4.0 solutions for factories and warehouses with self-driving transporters, fulfilling transportation services without the need for an operator.

tacterion is a high-tech startup that develops and markets tactile sensors. They also develop smart surface solutions to enable the next generation of interactive and responsive products.

Energy Robotics is a developer of software solutions for mobile inspection robots. They provide an end-to-end solution for autonomous inspections in capital-intensive industries.

IBG Automation is a development partner in the automation of production processes in a wide range of industrial sectors. They are experts in innovative automation and tailor-made systems.

Industrial Partners develops tailor-made, targeted solutions for their customers. They develop and produce precisely tailored engineering solutions for their customers.

KUKA Robotics is a manufacturer of robotic systems, offering a wide range of industrial robots and robot systems. KUKA offers its customers everything from a single source: from robots and cells to fully automated systems.

Franka Emika is designing and developing cutting edge robotic hardware and software. The deep-tech company creates novel robotics platform technologies with superior performance and universal accessibility.

Cambrium is engineering biology to create high-performance proteins. The company’s mission is to trigger the next wave of material innovation by harnessing biology’s molecular building blocks.

Holochain is a new alternative web that enables truly peer-to-peer applications. It delivers the promises of blockchain with a mashup of proven tech that provides self-owned data, a distributed database, and peer accountability.

RobCo – The Robot Company is enabling robots for everyone by providing an easy-to-use, readily available and versatile full-service robotics solution to SMEs. RobCo provides adaptable, affordable and connected full-stack robot automation solutions for repetitive manual worker tasks.

Neura Robotics focuses on developing robots in the field of medical technologies, home automation, and food production. The Metzingen-based high-tech company set out to revolutionize the world of robotics.

Handfleet create devices to help transportation industry and the truck drivers understand better everything related to their trucks and fleet. An easy alarm system and monitoring solution for truck drivers.

NODE offers plug&play software for intralogistics and provides the use of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in industrial environments. They focus on enabling hybrid forms of work.

ArtiMinds Robotics mission is to enable easy and fast usage of robots as an universal tool. They are convinced that the flexible usage of robots is the essential part of future production.

FairFleet is one of Europe’s largest Drone-as-a-Solution provider for aerial data collection and intelligent asset inspection. A full-service provider for Drone Powered Solutions.

Skysense is a drone charging infrastructure provider, with clients including NASA, enterprises and government entities and a turnkey charging solutions for BVLOS drones.

SPI is in development of complex automation solutions. The also develop and manufacture high-precision robots that can perform assembly tasks in the micrometer range.

Tharsus creates Advanced Machines and Robots that help ambitious companies take advantage of Strategic Machines to grow their markets. Uniquely capable manufacturing under one roof.

Motius develops products/prototypes by combining a Talent Pool of world-class developers with a smart project platform for automation.

Gestalt Robotics is a software and solution provider working at the interface of classic industrial automation and artificial intelligence, supporting the transformation towards efficient and flexible systems.

AP Sensing is a provider of intelligent fiber optic distributed temperature sensing systems and solutions for fire detection. Their sensing technology is applicable for a wide range of applications.

drag&bot is a web-based software for easy programming of industrial robots. With drag&bot you can now use industrial robots as easily as other machines in your production.

AIRTEAM is a drone pilot to business platform. They empower every construction company to make better decisions using drone data, cutting edge software and artificial intelligence.

Hyland RPA is a comprehensive automation suite designed to empower an enterprise in its digital transformation journey, automate repetitive, data-intensive, tedious tasks, and streamline overall business process implementation.

PIA Automation is a global operating group of companies which offers technically complex and economically efficient solutions in automation. With its own Industry 4.0 solutions, PIA offers its customers decisive advantages in the digitalization and networking of production.

robominds set out to making robots smart. They are passionate about robotics innovations that will move the world forward.

EGS is an automation solutions provider that designs and manufactures highly engineered, customized robotic solutions.

Drone Industry Insights is the leading market research company on commercial drones. The Hamburg-based company provides market intelligence about drones.

Vemcon is a Munich-based company which rethinks machine control and develops a new kind of control for work machines. Internet of Things meets heavy machinery.

Navlex transforms material handling vehicles into Intelligent Autonomous Mobile Robots specialized on loading and unloading applications. The company is a pioneer in autonomous trailer & container loading and unloading.

Evitado Technologies focuses on automating airport operations by building an automation platform. They are developing temporarily installable collision avoidance systems using the industries latest sensor technologies.

Elba Technologies is an aspiring company based in Stuttgart, which is providing high tech solutions in the field of Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence.

Bearcover is a Berlin-based company which develops robots for domestic use. For example a Nightshift robot, using radar sensors to check residents without entering their rooms.

Swarm Logistics is a Stuttgart-based deeptech software technology company specializing in the development of Fleet Control Systems. AI-based Fleet-Control, Tour-optimization, Tour-planning & Value-based Routing over REST-API.

cellumation builds highly flexible material flow systems for smart warehouses and smart factories. Based on the patented celluveyor technology, cellumation offers powerful automation solutions in intralogistics.

Cube Robot X is working on visuals and technical drawings for an exoskeleton suit and its control soft and hardware (optical lightquantum computer).

HD Vision Systems develops LumiScan products for light field-based automation and quality inspection. The company aims to close the gap between expensive 3D scanners and services and the need for high-performance systems for costumers.

Roboception offers innovative 3D vision hardware and software solutions that enable any robotic system to reliably perceive its environment in real-time. Intuitive and flexible, Roboception’s perception solutions reliably close the perception-action-loop.

Vathos Robotics is a Dusseldorf-based startup specializing in computer vision and machine learning for applications in robotics/factory automation.

Robotise is a Munich-based technoloy company on a mission to introduce service robots into people‘s everyday lives.

TruPhysics provides a platform for intelligent robotics and automation where users can customise their individual solution from 100+ hardware, electronics and software modules and operate it using the in-house developed TruOS robot operating system.

ESSERT Robotics is a product designing and manufacturing company. Their automation platform combines unique software and hardware features and offers the right solution for each of your automation goals.

AI.Land focuses on automation for agricultural sectors, especially crop and animal production. They offer solutions in the fields of R&D, product development, systems engineering, and design, as well as services with a focus on robotics.

IDS Imaging Development Systems is a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras with USB or GigE interfaces and is also an innovator in the fields of Robot Vision.

Harmonic Drive is a company which develops drives and gears for uses in industries such as robotics, defense, and medical. A gear technology leader in the field of high precision drive technology.

Mojin Robotics is on a mission to take intelligent robotics technologies out of the factory and into everyday environments and to allow users an intuitive and natural interaction with the technology.

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Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall
Mark Kendall was an editorial contributor to BestStartup.eu, a publication which EU-Startups acquired in October of 2023.

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