Ekso Bionics to Present at the Groundbreak 2017 Construction Conference

RICHMOND, Calif., March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EKSO), a robotic exoskeleton company, today announced that Russ Angold, the company’s co-founder and chief technology officer, will be a presenter at the ProCore Groundbreak 2017 construction technology conference being held in Austin, Texas on March 29-31, 2017.

During the ProCore annual conference, which attracts roughly 2,000 attendees, Ekso Bionics will demonstrate the EksoZeroG, a lightweight assistive device that has been designed to bear the load of heavy tools and enhance both safety and productivity for workers at construction sites.  A preview and hands-on demonstration of additional new exoskeleton technology to aid in overhead work will also be provided by Ekso Bionics.

“We are excited to demonstrate our technology at Groundbreak and to generate awareness of our innovative construction technology, which makes work sites safer and workers more productive,” said Angold. “We are optimistic that conference attendees will leave the conference wanting to integrate  EksoZeroG  technology on their own jobsites.”

Angold’s brother, Ryan Angold, who himself suffered a spinal cord injury, will discuss firsthand how to overcome life’s challenges and will co-present.

Presentation: “Techno-geekery: Construction turns sci-worthy”
Thursday, March 30th, 2:45- 3:35pm, Mainstage

“I am so pleased with the progress we have made in advancing our technologies for the industrial market and am excited to showcase the EksoZeroG at Groundbreak 2017,” said Thomas Looby, president and chief executive officer of Ekso Bionics. “Leveraging our extensive IP, we are making advances that we believe will change lives around the world, in both the medical and industrial arenas.” 

Ekso Bionics will also take part in the following upcoming industrial trade shows:

  • The Rise of the Machines Conference
    - April 6th, Chicago

  • RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition
    - April 23rd- 26th, Philadelphia

  • COLLISION Tech Conference
    - May 2nd-4th, New Orleans

  • The International Rental Exposition
    - May 2nd-4th, Amsterdam

To learn more, visit www.eksobionics.com.

About Ekso Bionics®
Ekso Bionics is a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential by supporting or enhancing strength, endurance and mobility across medical, industrial and defense applications. Founded in 2005, the company continues to build upon its unparalleled expertise to design some of the most cutting-edge, innovative wearable robots available on the market. Ekso Bionics is the only exoskeleton company to offer technologies that range from helping those with paralysis to stand up and walk, to enhancing human capabilities on job sites across the globe, to providing research for the advancement of R&D projects intended to benefit U.S. defense capabilities. The company is headquartered in the Bay Area and is listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol EKSO. For more information, visit: www.eksobionics.com.

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Ekso Bionics Media Contact:        
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Ekso Bionics Investor Contact:
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