German Bionic

German Bionic is a market leader for robotic exoskeletons that is developing exoskeleton technology that people can wear to augment their physical abilities.

German Bionic Systems develops and produces next generation industrial exoskeleton devices to empower human machine interaction.

German Bionic was founded in 2016 by Peter Heiligensetzer, with co-founders Michael Halbherr and Armin G. Schmidt. The company is headquartered in Augsburg, Bayern, with offices in Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan.


German Bionic is revolutionizing workplaces in logistics environments by integrating the flexibility and problem-solving creativity of humans into digital processes and providing physical support for manual handling tasks including commissioning, (un)loading, (de)palletizing and lifting in general


German Bionic's flagship product, Cray X, is the world’s first connected exoskeleton for the workplace. It uses self-learning artificial intelligence to support lifting movements and prevent poor posture, thus becoming an intelligent link between humans and machines.


German Bionic's current version of the power suit provides up to 30 kg of lifting support and is also suitable for outdoor use. German Bionic supports companies such as IKEA, BMW or Stuttgart Airport in optimizing their logistics and intralogistics processes to ensure the reliable delivery of goods to their customers.


German Bionic is backed by The European Investment Bank (EIB), Samsung Catalyst Fund and MIG AG, Storm Ventures, Benhamou Global Ventures, IT Farm, and others. The company raised €15M ($16M) in a Debt financing on Dec 21, 2022. This brings German Bionic's total funding to $39.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $39.5M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Debt)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Augsburg
  • State: Bavaria
  • Country: Germany
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