Our partners include recognized leaders in smart manufacturing in connected environments and cybersecurity from academia, national laboratories, and industry. Collectively, they hold advanced capabilities in testing and evaluation of critical technologies and are the nation’s leaders in threat identification, cyber exploitation, and attack detection in manufacturing environments.
CMU is home to the #1 graduate cybersecurity program in the nation and manages the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM); the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT, networking, and cybersecurity solutions, helping companies of all sizes transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate.
Clemson is home to nation’s premier graduate automotive engineering program, built to support industry partners such as BMW, JTEKT, and Koyo. They serve as a managing partner of the ARM Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII).
Dynics provides high quality industrial and interactive solutions with custom-engineered products. They offer top solutions for factory automation, innovative hardware, and software solutions; enabling manufacturers to gain a competitive edge through cost-effective system designs and increased productivity.
Mason is world-renowned for their expertise in cyber-vulnerabilities research in the manufacturing process chain and 5G security, machine learning-based intrusion detection, and autonomous system security. They host the first-of-a-kind Bachelors of Science in Cyber Engineering.
GE Research leverages its multidisciplinary core capabilities to design and develop advanced solutions to complex, challenging problems. GE produces 1/3 of the world’s electricity, equips 90% of power transmission utilities worldwide, and its software manages more than 40% of the world’s energy. They received the 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Award by National Association of Manufacturing.
Indiana University is home to the Kelley School of Business Center for Excellence in Manufacturing, designed to research ongoing developments in manufacturing trends, share insight into best practices, and innovate education for future leaders in the industry. IU also offers a premier multi-disciplinary program bridging law, business, and IT for cybersecurity risk management.
INL is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s complex of national laboratories. The laboratory performs work in each of the strategic goal areas of DOE: energy, national security, science and environment.
MxD is a Chicago-based Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) that possesses state-of-the-art machine tools, metrology systems, and overall assembly cells; with access to experiential learning facility, immersing users in digital manufacturing.
NCMS is the 32 year old, not-for-profit, consortium management organization that focuses on strengthening the competitiveness of the US advanced manufacturing sector through technology development, with special expertise in cross-industry collaborations. NCMS has managed $750M and completed over 504 projects on behalf of its government and industry partners and members.
Nexight is a small business-consulting firm that works with clients in the public and private sectors to turn ideas into powerful actions. Having prepared 100+ roadmaps guiding the investment of more than $5B in R&D funding across six continents, focused on energy, manufacturing, and cybersecurity sectors.
ORNL is the Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory conducting basic and applied research to deliver transformative solutions to compelling problems in energy and security. Home to the world’s fastest and smartest supercomputer (Summit) as well as DOE’s only Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, its mission is to deliver scientific discoveries and technical breakthroughs that will accelerate the development and deployment of solutions in clean energy and global security while creating economic opportunities for the nation.
PTC Inc. is global software company, PTC that unleashes industrial innovation with award-winning, market-proven solutions that enable companies to differentiate their products and services, improve operational excellence, and increase workforce productivity.
Purdue is home to the #4 Information Technology program in the US; leads the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) research center for protection of critical computing and communication infrastructure and host to the open-source HubZero platform.
SNL is the nation’s premier science and engineering laboratory for national security and technology innovation, employing the best and the brightest, equipped with world-class research tools and facilities to provide opportunities to collaborate with technical experts from many different scientific disciplines.
Schneider Electric provides energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. They combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.
SRI is an independent, nonprofit research center that works with clients to take the most advanced R&D from the laboratory to the marketplace. They serve government and industry, collaborating across technical and scientific disciplines to generate real innovation and create high value for our clients.
Texas Tech holds unique field testing, certification and manufacturing facilities driving commercialization of technologies, services and next-generation power electronics. The Global Laboratory for Energy Asset Management and Manufacturing (GLEAMM) is a collaboration of university innovators, industry leaders and for-profit testing, certification and manufacturing facilities focused on protecting, enhancing and managing energy transmission and distribution on the electric grid.
UTSA is located in the second largest U.S. cyber ecosystem and his home to the #1 cyber education for undergraduates and #2 at graduate level. UTSA’s National Security Collaboration Center is the nation’s first collaborative national security center operating across all Government-titled missions enabling “One Team, One Fight”.
UC Davis holds world-renowned expertise in AI for network security, wireless and mobile network security, sensor networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT). They are home to expertise and advanced facilities for sensors and instrumentation in manufacturing processes and chemical-biological sensing applications.
UC Irvine is home to the Cybersecurity Policy and Research Institute as well as the Connected Learning Lab, which enables better research on the intersection of technology and education. Their electrical engineering team developed ‘beyond 5G’ wireless transceiver.
The University of Nebraska at Lincoln is home to the Tractor Test Laboratory (NTTL), the officially designated tractor testing station for the U.S. – ideal for energy efficient tractor testing.
Pitt hosts the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the Manufacturing Assistance Center focused on precision manufacturing. The Center for Supply Chain Management promotes the pursuit of excellence in supply chain management by conducting research projects, outreach and educational programs.
UT Austin is the flagship institution for the University of Texas System. Home to the Applied Research Laboratory, a DoD sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), ARL directly advances national security through applications of acoustics, electromagnetics, and information sciences.
For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care.
Veracity secures connectivity between industry players, driving business innovation and digital transformation, known for their resilient and secure network platform. Veracity provides centralized configuration, control, and monitoring of connected devices and communications.
VT is home to the Hume Center for National Security dedicated to research in national security components and is the nation’s leading Center for Performance Manufacturing; and the 5G Security National Testbed.