Good News from Finland, 30.3.2015: 

"Robots can fly planes and drive cars. Thanks to the innovations of one Finnish startup they can also help you get the right medicine. It is the robot’s time to shine. The hospital pharmacy has received a delivery of medications. The staff is busy, but no one needs to take the time to put the drugs in their places. Instead, the robot does it. A small conveyer belt carries boxes of medicines up to a white robot arm, which takes each box, identifies it and sends it to the correct storage slot.

“Our solutions make customer processes more efficient and streamlined, and that gives financial benefits,” says Jori-Matti Savolainen, marketing director of the Finnish firm New Icon. “Our products also ease employee’s work by doing repetitive tasks.”

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