REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a landmark collaboration, Sodexo, a global leader in quality-of-life services, is expanding its partnership with Bear Robotics, the Silicon Valley innovator behind indoor self-driving service robots. Together, they are reshaping healthcare services, ushering in a new era of patient and staff support and care that will establish an industry benchmark for excellence.
This partnership transcends technological innovation; it embodies Sodexo’s deep commitment to enhancing connections within the healthcare sector. By seamlessly integrating cutting-edge technology with human-centric care, Sodexo and Bear Robotics are pioneering a transformative approach. This alliance signifies a monumental leap in the evolution of healthcare services, promising a future where advanced technology and compassionate care converge effortlessly, enriching the lives of both patients and healthcare professionals.
Juan Higueros, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Bear Robotics, emphasized, “In partnership with Sodexo, we will be enhancing the future of work for healthcare professionals and maximizing the value of their time with patients through seamless integration of technology and efficiency.”
"The ability of these robots to navigate complex indoor environments with precision and reliability is remarkable and we are thrilled to explore the efficiencies in operations that will result,” expressed Molly Matthews, CEO Sodexo Healthcare & Seniors U.S.
With strategic pilots in the United States slated for 2024, this alliance paves the way for a future where state-of-the-art technology harmonizes seamlessly with genuine human care. It underscores Sodexo’s unwavering dedication to shaping a healthcare landscape where unparalleled excellence becomes the norm, benefiting patients and healthcare professionals alike.
About Bear Robotics
Founded in 2017, Bear Robotics manufactures self-driving indoor robots to assist employees on daily tasks that can ease their workload. The Company’s flagship Servi robots have been deployed in hospitality, healthcare, retail, and real estate venues in North America, Europe, and Asia. For additional information, please visit www.bearrobotics.ai
Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 45 countries. Sodexo specializes in sustainable food service and valued experiences, in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam, at every moment in life: learn, work, heal and play. Additionally, the company indirectly supports additional jobs through its annual purchases of goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo North America is committed to meeting the challenges of everyday life with a dual goal: to improve the quality of life of our employees and those we serve, and contribute to the economic, social and environmental progress in the communities where we operate. Our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. For additional information, please visit www.us.sodexo.com