Cognitive Robotics Market

Global Cognitive Robotics Market Research Report: By Learning Type (Motor Babble, Imitation, and Knowledge Acquisition), By End-Use Industry (Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Consumer Electronics, Commercial, and Others), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World) Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Analysis, Competitor Analysis and Forecast 2023-2031.

Electronics & Semiconductor | September 2023 | Report ID: EMR0088 | Pages: 217

The global cognitive robotics market size was valued at USD 4.72 billion in 2022, and is estimated to reach approximately USD 21.75 billion by 2031, at a CAGR of 18.5% from 2023 to 2031. Cognitive robotics involves the merging of robotics and artificial intelligence to create machines capable of performing complex tasks by simulating human cognitive abilities. These machines possess the capability to perceive and analyze environmental data, detect patterns, and adapt their actions based on changing circumstances. With applications spanning various domains such as healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation, the primary goal of cognitive robotics is to develop robots that can interact with humans in a natural and intuitive manner. This creates opportunities for enhanced collaboration between humans and machines, ultimately leading to the advancement of intelligent and autonomous systems that bring significant benefits to society.




Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2022)

4.72 Bn

Projected Market Value (2031)

21.75 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 - 2031

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Learning Type, By End-Use Industry, & Region

Segments Covered

By Learning Type, By End-Use Industry, & Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion or Million), and Volume (Units)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD million/billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2031

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa, and Rest of World

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Global Cognitive Robotics Market Dynamics

The growth of the cognitive robotics market is driven by several key factors. These include advancements in artificial intelligence and robotics technologies, a growing demand for automation and industrial robotics, an increasing utilization of cognitive robots in healthcare, and the need for cost-effective solutions. Additionally, there is a rising requirement for personalized and interactive robots, substantial investments in research and development initiatives, and the rapid emergence of cloud-based robotics, all of which contribute to the expansion of the market. Furthermore, the integration of cognitive robots with the Internet of Things (IoT) and other cutting-edge technologies such as machine learning and natural language processing further accelerates the adoption of cognitive robotics solutions across various industries.


Global Cognitive Robotics Market Drivers

  • Advancements in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Technologies

Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics technologies refer to the continuous progress and innovation in the capabilities and functionalities of AI and robotics systems. These advancements involve the development of more sophisticated algorithms, improved machine learning techniques, enhanced computer vision capabilities, and the integration of AI with robotics to create intelligent and autonomous systems. These technological advancements empower robots with advanced cognitive abilities, enabling them to perceive, learn, reason, and adapt to complex environments and tasks.

  • Growing Demand for Automation and Industrial Robotics


  • High Initial Costs

High initial costs in the context of cognitive robotics refer to the significant financial investments required for the development, implementation, and deployment of cognitive robotics systems. These costs include research and development expenses, procurement of advanced hardware and software, customization for specific applications, and training personnel. The high upfront investment can act as a barrier, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), limiting their adoption of cognitive robotics technology and its benefits.

  • Cognitive Robotics Involves Complex Technologies


  • Personalized and Interactive Robots

Personalized and interactive robots are designed to provide tailored and engaging experiences for users. These robots are equipped with advanced technologies such as natural language processing, computer vision, and emotion recognition, allowing them to understand and respond to individual preferences, emotions, and needs. They can adapt their behaviors, communication styles, and responses to create personalized interactions with users. This enables them to serve as companions, assistants, or customer service agents, enhancing user satisfaction and creating more meaningful and engaging human-robot interactions.

  • Integration with Emerging Technologies


Segment Overview

By Learning Type

In terms of services, the global cognitive robotics market is categorized into motor babble, imitation, and knowledge acquisition. Among these, the motor babble segment currently holds the largest market share, accounting for approximately 42.6% of the total revenue in 2022. Motor babble is a technique widely employed in cognitive robotics that utilizes intricate motor movements to generate output patterns. Its remarkable ability to provide accurate responses to standard queries has positioned it as a key driver within the cognitive robotics market. By correlating motor movements with feedback, motor babble facilitates the creation of patterns for controlling robotic systems. This technique shows significant potential for the development of intelligent algorithms that find applications across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, and entertainment. As a result, motor babble has gained widespread adoption and achieved success in the market.

By End-Use Industry

Based on delivery mode, the market is segmented into automotive, aerospace & defense, healthcare, consumer electronics, commercial, and others. In 2022, the automotive sector emerged as the leading segment in the cognitive robotics market, capturing the largest market share of approximately 29.3%. This dominance is attributed to the growing demand for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, which drives the need for advanced cognitive robotics solutions. The integration of cognitive robots in automotive manufacturing processes brings improvements in efficiency, cost reduction, and enhanced product quality. Additionally, cognitive robotics is finding increasing applications in automotive design and engineering, contributing to the expansion of the market. The automotive industry's focus on enhancing the driving experience and ensuring passenger safety serves as a significant driver for the adoption of cognitive robotics solutions.


Global Cognitive Robotics Market Overview by Region

By Region, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. In 2022, North America accounted for the largest market share of approximately 43.2% in 2022. This growth can be attributed to its well-established infrastructure, a highly skilled workforce, and the presence of major robotics and artificial intelligence firms. Additionally, the widespread adoption of automation and industrial robots across various industries in the region is contributing to the growing demand for cognitive robotics solutions. Furthermore, the region stands out for its substantial investments in research and development activities, with a particular emphasis on enhancing the performance of cognitive robots, thus, this proactive approach is driving the market growth over the forecast period,



Global Cognitive Robotics Market Competitive Landscape

In the global cognitive robotics market, a select group of prominent players dominates the industry and possesses a strong regional presence. These key participants are dedicated to continuous research and development efforts while actively pursuing strategic growth initiatives like product development, product launches, joint ventures, and partnerships. Their objective is to fortify their market standing and expand their customer base, capturing a significant market share.

Notable companies in the global cognitive robotics market include IBM Corporation, ABB Ltd., CognitiveScale Inc., Kuka AG, Blue River Technology, Intel Corporation, Omron Adept Technologies, Nvidia Corporation, Hanson Robotics Limited, Microsoft Corporation, Rethink Robotics, Universal Robots, Vicarious Inc., Google LLC, CloudMinds Technology Inc., SoftBank Robotics, Boston Dynamics, Robotics Plus Ltd., Neura Robotics, and several other key players.


Global Cognitive Robotics Market Recent Developments

In July 2022, Premier Tech Systems & Automation has unveiled the RPL SERIES robotic palletizer solution, a cutting-edge device manufactured in India to cater to a wide range of palletizing requirements. The robotic cells exhibit exceptional efficiency, equipped with an in-house designed gripper capable of meeting diverse palletization needs in the current packaging systems. With a remarkable capacity to palletize up to 1,800 bags per hour and handle multi-pick-up setups, the company's robots deliver outstanding performance.


Scope of the Global Cognitive Robotics Market Report

Cognitive Robotics Market Report Segmentation



By Learning Type

  • Motor Babble
  • Imitation
  • Knowledge Acquisition


By End-Use Industry

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Commercial
  • Others


By Geography

  • North America (USA, and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

  • Global Cognitive Robotics Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the global cognitive robotics market segmented by learning type, by end-use industry, region, and by value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of cognitive robotics between 2019 and 2031.

  • Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global cognitive robotics market

  • Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of cognitive robotics among consumers

  • Impact of COVID-19:

To identify and understand the various factors involved in the global cognitive robotics market affected by the pandemic

  • Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company's past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

Intended Audience

  • Cognitive Robotics Manufacturers
  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Retailers, Wholesalers, and Distributors
  • Governments, Associations, and Industrial Bodies
  • Investors and Trade Experts

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Frequently Asked Questions

The global cognitive robotics market forecast period is 2023 - 2031
According to cognitive robotics market research, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~18.5% over the coming years.
Europe is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2023 - 2031
North America held the largest share in 2022
The global cognitive robotics market is led by prominent companies such as IBM Corporation, ABB Ltd., CognitiveScale Inc., Kuka AG, Blue River Technology, Intel Corporation, Omron Adept Technologies, Nvidia Corporation, Hanson Robotics Limited, Microsoft Corporation, Rethink Robotics, Universal Robots, Vicarious Inc., Google LLC, CloudMinds Technology Inc., SoftBank Robotics, Boston Dynamics, Robotics Plus Ltd., Neura Robotics, and various other key players.

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