Interconnecting things, services and people via the Internet improves data analysis, boosts productivity, enhances reliability, saves energy and costs, generates new revenue opportunities through innovative business models
This revolution in industry is connecting intelligent machines and the collective data generated from a growing number of electronic sensors
We are ‘seeing, hearing, and feeling’ our industrial processes like never before and this empowers the decisions we make to optimize performance
Robotics sit at the heart of this major change and will be integral to it’s development
Do you have a big idea that could accelerate the interconnection of things, services and people within the production factory environment?
Could you benefit from some collaboration with ABB Robotics to develop your solution to the next level?
Complete and submit a short application form on this site before 31st July 2017 – only include information already in the public domain
We select the best ideas and ventures during August and contact them directly to invite the winners to attend our October pitch day event
Pitch your idea or venture directly to ABB Robotics - we will select the best ideas or ventures to receive an offer from ABB Robotics
We will make you an offer which could include funding, access to robots, venture support or market access based on your needs
Investment in return for a share of equity - the level of funding will be based on what it takes to get your concept or business to the next significant milestone
We can provide access to industrial robots to further test, refine or prove your solution - we can also provide access to world-class robotics experts and shared lab space if required
Benefit from the advice and expert support of an experienced venture capital team to develop and accelerate your concept or venture to funding and revenues
If you are ready, we can provide support to access global markets or provide direct access to customers for in-market testing or initial sales.
|June 1st 2017||Applications open|
|July 31st 2017||Application deadline|
|August to September 2017||Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews|
|November 2017||Live pitch event and final selection|
ABB Robotics is a pioneer in the robotics industry, with a global installed base of more 250,000 industrial robots
Having developed the first commercially available, micro-processor controlled electric robot in 1974, ABB Robotics recently introduced YuMi®, the world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm industrial robot