Explore The Future Of Manufacturing

Michigan's Connected Industry 4.0 Assets

Meet the startups supported by our program

New Arrivals

Meet the top industry 4.0 startups from around the globe. Ranging from companies ‘we’re keeping an eye on’ to teams officially in our portfolio.

Michigan's i4.0 Startup Ecosystem

Michigan features a robust & active industry 4.0 innovation ecosystem including startups, corporate partners, coaches & mentors and venture partners

Coaches & Mentors

Venture Partners

Corporate Partners


Our Connected Industry 4.0 Ecosystem

We’ve focused on interfacing top i4.0 technology startups from across the globe, with Michigan’s manufacturing leaders, experts, investors and support organizations. This connected network is catalyzing technological innovation, reinventing manufacturing, and driving regional economic growth.

1- Submit

startups, corporate partners, experts, investors and orgs; claim or build your i4.0 focused portfolio

2- Promote

Let people know about the technology you’re building, investing in, or searching for.

3- Connect

Find the technology, experts, corporates or investors needed to accelerate your i.40 initiatives.


Check out the featured startups in our portfolio.


The Andonix industry 4.0 software suite digitizes and automates workflows, standard operating procedures, and outdated data entry methodologies used by front-line ...


Autaza Surface is a simulation software for the evaluation of surface quality of stamped parts. It utilizes advanced computational techniques and artificial ...

Our Corporate Partners

Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manuf ...

Lear Corporation

Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented empl ...

Electro-Matic Products, Inc.

Since 1969, Electro-Matic has helped transform American industry by supplying automation components and solutions to leading U. S. manufacturers. Today, Electro-Matic continue ...


Mirari has over 20 years of industry experience developing 2D and 3D CGI (Computer Generated Images), using DCC (Digital Content Creation) software and Real-Tim ...

Design Systems, Inc.

DSI is an engineering consulting firm with a unique breadth of capabilities that allow us to provide you with the right industrial engineering solutions for your bus ...

Comau Robotics

Comau is a leading company in the industrial automation field, at a global level. Combining innovative engineering solutions with easy to use, open automation and enabling tec ...


Faurecia is a French global automotive supplier headquartered in Nanterre, in the western suburbs of Paris. In 2018 it was the 9th largest international automotive parts manuf ...


Magna is a company of entrepreneurs dedicated to delivering new mobility solutions. We are a technology company, one of the world’s largest suppliers to the automotive indus ...


Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-sa ...


DENSO Manufacturing Michigan, Inc. (DMMI) is the lead production facility for DENSO’s Thermal Systems North American Center (TAC), focusing on the manufacture of automotive ...

Our Commitment to our Manufacturing Partners

Industry 4.0 Accelerator is intended to support Michigan manufacturers with “Operational Resiliency” to avoid disruptions in times of crisis.  The COVID crisis has demonstrated the impact on manufacturing of goods and global supply chains.  The I4.0 Accelerator will be looking for innovations that provide opportunities for manufacturers to continue production in times of crisis…avoid shortages of supply, limit disruptions in production, and provide safety of workers.