Hexagon is looking for ambitious scaling startups that are building smart and sustainable products or services for an autonomous future in manufacturing.
With their newly launched Open Innovation Platform Sixth Sense, Hexagon is seeking innovative solutions to improve manufacturing processes in the domains of Predictive Operations, Defect Detection, Autonomous Operations, and Smart Design Tools.
Solutions that allow automated detection and prediction of faulty machinery, including leakage, breakage, and tools that analyse production and process data to suggest improved operations.
Technologies include AI, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, and IoT integration with Smart Sensors.
Smart Design Tools
Innovative designs of new products through 3D modelling and automation, identifying design flaws before production, and process design tools.
Technologies such as AI-assisted Design, Intelligent CAD software, and 3D Visualization Platforms.
Robotics & Autonomous Operations
Innovations that automates product quality inspections, autonomous robots in assembly lines and other collaborative workforce systems.
Technologies includes AI or Machine Learning software for Cobots, Assembly Line Robotics, Inspection Robots and robot learning programming.
Solutions that allow automated detection of manufacturing flaws and monitor assembly lines, operation and workflow visualization, corrective 3D printing and root cause analysis.
Examples of technologies include Machine Learning, Computer Vision, and Smart Sensors.
What's in it for you
Scaling programme supported by coaching, and industrial use case references
Access to large customer base and global distribution channels
Marketing support and exposure in Hexagon's publications
Demo your solution at Hexagon offices, labs or events
Access to Hexagon's services, tools and data
Connect with industry experts and VC in manufacturing ecosystem
Active in Manufacturing Sector
Ownership of Intellectual Property & Licenses
Proven Traction & Product-Market Fit
Post seed, Series A, Series A+
$1m or Less in Revenue
1-5 Years in Existence
Focus on sustainability and inclusivity
Deadline to Apply
The deadline for applications is the 27th of February, at midnight (UTC+1).
Top 20 finalists will be invited to pitch in front of a panel of experts from Hexagon who will select the top startups to join the Sixth Sense program.
Grand demo day event with the selected Sixth Sense were the winners of the global distribution partner will be announced.