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Waypoint Robotics Selected as New England Innovation Awards Finalist

By: Patty Katsaros | Director of Marketing & Growth
New England Innovation Awards Finalist

NASHUA, NH, July 22, 2020 – Waypoint Robotics has been named a 2020 finalist for the prestigious New England Innovation Awards  for our fleet of industrial-strength, omnidirectional autonomous mobile robots. First launched in 1986 and now under the stewardship of the Massachusetts Innovation Network, the NE Innovation Awards celebrates companies across the region with revolutionary products, technologies, or processes working to improve lives.

The awards recognize, support and publicize ground-breaking solutions and pioneering advancements in a variety of business sectors, that shape tomorrow’s economy. Historically, the Awards have helped catapult start-ups and young companies to success (Genzyme, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, zipcar, iRobot, KRONOS, MassChallenge, Vistaprint, and Staples) for the past 35 years.

This year, twenty-six independent judges comprised of innovators, entrepreneurs, professionals, and business leaders undertook the challenging task of assessing the innovation entries and selecting the finalists, out of a large pool of high quality applicants. The top-three scoring innovators in each category were chosen to move on to the New England Innovation Showcase, the final and live phase of the competition.  Finalists will exhibit their innovations, present a three-minute pitch, and answer questions about their breakthroughs on Wednesday, October 21st, for the New England Innovation Award of their category.

The finalists are:

Cleo Robotics (Boston, MA)
Mesodyne (Somerville, MA)
Southie Autonomy (Boston, MA)
Waypoint Robotics (Nashua, NH)

CleanTech & Sustainability
change:WATER Labs (Cambridge, MA)
Magnomer (Boston, MA)
Obaggo Recycling (Melrose, MA)

Healthy Living
Early Bird Education (Boston, MA)
Rendever (Somerville, MA)
Portal Instruments (Cambridge, MA)

Life Sciences
Frequency Therapeutics (Woburn, MA)
Non-Spec (Lowell, MA)
Quanterix (Billerica, MA)

CathWear (Lawrence, MA)
EllisX (Boston, MA)
Iaso Ventures (Boston, MA)

Abby’s House (Worcester, MA)
Candorful (Boston, MA)
RebootRX (Boston, MA)

Tech & IT
Airworks (Boston, MA)
Kinnami (Boston, MA)
Riff Analytics (Newton, MA)

Smart Living
Gooru Global (Canton, MA)
InvisaWear (Lowell, MA)
Tertill by Franklin Robotics (Billerica, MA)

Congratulations and good luck to all!

As always, please contact us today if you have questions or would like to schedule a live demo of Vector & MAV3K and our growing family of omnidirectional, autonomous industrial robots designed to empower your manufacturing workforce.


Patty Katsaros | Director of Marketing & Growth

Patty has over 20 years of marketing experience in the world of manufacturing, leading successful marketing and sales campaigns for several major organizations. In her work, she has helped small to medium-sized manufacturers focus their marketing on effective digital and in-person efforts that attract leads, nurture qualified prospects, and provide sales with more opportunities to close business.

Before coming to Waypoint, Patty served as the Owner and Principal Consultant at P.H Koules Consulting, where she led sales and marketing initiatives for manufacturers in the greater Boston area. In this role she spearheaded major brand development, web development, digital marketing, and SEO efforts, improving lead generation and sales for her clients.

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