Robots have increasingly become important in the field of surgical interventions due to growing complexity of surgical procedures for difficult diseases, and greater demand towards minimal invasive surgery. This research service highlights technological advances and innovations in surgical robots. The R&D network driving the growth of surgical robot industry is also analysed. Research finds out that the innovation ecosystem of surgical robot industry is a conglomeration of companies, universities, research institutes, and governmental organizations that collaborate and co-ordinate to support new inventions.

The research service covers drivers and challenges of surgical robot industry and the enabling technologies. It focuses on the emerging technologies which are set to change the paradigm of surgical robots, and finally a detailed strategic assessment of the industry environment and recommendations enabling the surgical robots of future.