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Founder and chief executive, CyPhy Works, Framingham
Greiner, an MIT alumnae and co-founder of iRobot Corp., hasn't said much publicly about her latest start-up. But if you imagine a small flying robot with cameras built in, you're probably not far off. The company won a $2.4 million federal grant last year to develop hover-bots capable of inspecting bridges, dams, and other civil infrastructure.