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Made in Germany

German Bionic Systems, headquartered in Augsburg with bases in Berlin and Tokyo, is a German manufacturer that develops and builds exoskeletons for use in industrial production.

German Bionic CRAY X was specially designed for people manually handling goods and tools, to reduce compression pressure in the lower back area. Under the leadership of Dr. Peter Heiligensetzer, the company is researching the role of humans in Industry 4.0.

To aid research on intelligent human-machine and AI systems, German Bionic Systems is developing an open software platform. Data gathered by the exoskeleton’s sensors will be made freely available for analysis and research purposes in the future.

Meet our management team

Founder and former CEO of Nokia HERE. Managed leading technology companies for more than 30 years.

Michael Halbherr Chairman and co-founder

Founder and former CEO of streaming service Aupeo and IoT-platform ATS, previously Senior Director at HERE Technologies.

Armin G. Schmidt CEO and co-founder

Expert for human-robot collaboration. Fomerly working with KuKA, founder of MRK-Systeme.

Dr. Peter
Heiligensetzer
CTO and founder

Started his carreer at Lehman Brothers investment banking in London, previously M&A Advisor with EY.

Nicholas Barclay-Steuart Head of Finance

Tech PR specialist, formerly Office Director Frische Fische, public affairs for Mozilla and comms-lead at Aupeo and ATS.

Eric Eitel Head of Communications

Business and ecosystem development expert. 20+ years of experience in the field of managing smart devices, embedded software and mobility.

Hideo Yamashita Director Japan

B2B sales expert. Started his carreer at Mercedes Benz, later founded his own automotive consultancy agency, previously key account management for an automotive distributer.

Christian Voss Head of Sales

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Contact for Press Enquiries

Eric Eitel

Head Of Communications

+49 (0)175 167 08 91

ee@germanbionic.com

  • 11 Sep

    Awarded power suit „Cray X“ now available in Japan – Exoskeleton pioneer German Bionic opens office in Tokyo

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    30 Aug

    Management: Armin G. Schmidt named CEO of exoskeleton pioneer German Bionic

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    12 Apr Hermes Award

    Exoskeleton for Production: Debut of the German Bionic Cray X at the Hannover Messe

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    10 Jan Made in German

    German Bionic CRAY X: First Exoskeleton Made in Germany Goes into Production

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  • 4 Apr Smart exoskeletons

    Exoskeletons in smart production environments: German Bionic Systems introduces man-machine system for industrial use

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Jobs

Bright minds are the foundation for lasting success. That is why German Bionic is on the lookout for creative and hard-working talent.
Laura Schmitz | Project Manager
At German Bionic I’m able to work independently and creatively in a very diverse team. What’s better than autonomy?
Ramon Neugebauer | Mechanical Construction
My experience complements the young, dynamic team, so that we can achieve the best possible end result.
Kassandra Bauer | Developer of Biomechanics and Ergonomics
As a physiotherapist, through the collective development of highly innovative exoskeletons, I’m able to apply my knowledge to a completely new technological field and preventatively ensure quality of life for many workers.