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The following is the full text of a proclamation by Governor Deval L. Patrick

  

 Whereas Robotics is a leading innovation industry and the Massachusetts robotics cluster is one of the largest in the world with more than eighty companies having a combined billion dollars in revenue and ten universities teaching and developing robotics; and

 


Whereas Enormous growth and job potential exists for the Commonwealth’s robotics industry, where the average annual growth rate of the local company is forty-seven percent and ninety percent of the firms plan to hire in the next two years; and


Whereas Massachusetts is a leader across the robotics field, including in semiconductor manufacturing, defense, therapeutic use, home use, distribution/logistics and inventory management, underwater use, educational use, and behavior-based robots; and

 


Whereas On this day, through a series of meetings and events, the Commonwealth’s robotics cluster and Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council showcase our entrepreneurial strengths, spark our collaborative gene, and catalyze new intellectual capital to the Commonwealth,

 


Now, Therefore, I, Deval L. Patrick, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim April 13th, 2010, to be,

 

Robotics Innovation Day

 

And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

 

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this fifth day of April, in the year two thousand and ten, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-third.

                                           By His Excellency                                                                                          DevaL L.patrick

                      Governor of the Commonwealth          

William Francis Galvin               

Secretary of the Commonwealth  

    

                     

 
 

God Save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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