Call for applications: Automation Alley Industry4.0 Accelerator Program for ManuTech Startups

The 6 month program is designed to help grow and scale your Industry 4.0 business through investment, events, mentorships, coaching, services and the intensive support. Up to $110,000 investment in your business in cash and services​.
Application Deadline in 2 months
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Spearheaded by Michigan's Industry 4.0 thought leader, Automation Alley - the i4.0 Accelerator is the first of its kind in the United States.
 
The 6 month program is designed to help grow and scale your Industry 4.0 business through investment, events, mentorships, coaching, services and the intensive support. Including but not limited to the following:
  • Up to $110,000 investment in your business in cash and services​
  • Potential additional funding support for pilot demonstration projects and product development partnerships
  • Potential additional funding support to support general business and technical milestones
  • Investment in form of Convertible Note for start-ups or loan for established business at 8% annual interest
  • 1on1 customized support to help businesses
  • Direct connections to customers and strategic partnerships in Michigan focused on integrating Industry 4.0 innovations into their operations
  • Direct connections to hundreds of Michigan reps, manufacturers and suppliers
  • Best in class business mentors and Industry 4.0 technical advisors
  • Business growth assessment and milestone planning
  • Academic engagements including proof of concept projects
  • Funding strategy and connection to investors
  • Options to participate in Automation Alley, Centrepolis LTU and Lean Rocket Lab events, workshops, pitch competitions, classes, and conferences.

Industry 4.0 categories

 
Additive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing is the construction of complex three-dimensional parts from 3D digital model data by depositing successive layers of material.
 
​Big Data
Extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations.
 
​Virtual Reality
A set of technologies used in the design, analysis, verification and validation on a product to improve quality, processes, training techniques and situational preparedness.
 
​Advanced Materials
Advanced Materials focuses on new materials and modifications to existing materials to obtain superior performance in one or more characteristics that are critical for the application under consideration.
 
Cloud Computing
Shared pools of configurable computer system resources and higher-level services that can be rapidly provisioned with minimal management effort, often over the Internet.
 
Robotics
Mechanical or electrical engineering coupled with computer science used to design, construct, operate and apply robots, including the computer systems for their control, sensory feedback and information processing.
 
Artificial Intelligence
The simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. These processes include learning, reasoning (using rules to reach approximate or definite conclusions) and self-correction.
 
Cybersecurity
The protection of computer systems from theft or damage to their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
 
Industrial IoT
Used to enhance manufacturing and industrial processes, incorporating machine learning, machine-to-machine communication and automation technologies that have existed in industrial settings for years.
 
 
Application deadline: May 1st, 2020
 

Source: Automation Alley

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