INNOROBO 2014 exhibition will soon be hosted in Lyon. France between 18 and 20 of March. INNOROBO is an international event that hosts industry as well as academic exhibitors that showcase their latest products and results in all fields of robotics. It is an initiative that aims in increasing collaboration in Europe for research and development through the organization of workshops, presentations and general assemblies.
Here is a link that gives a spherical overview of the state of the market and research in Europe in various sectors, in comparison to the main players at the international level. Some figures date back at 2011, but still data are quite informative of the growth of robotics and their increasing integration at various levels.