Founded in 2009, ATV offers its partners access to a deep R&D bench, domain expertise, global customer and channel access, market knowledge and more than four decades experience producing some of the most precise, rugged and functional hardware on the planet as well as being at the forefront in digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. From the outset of working with potential investments, ATV acts as a bridge between the startup and the key ABB players partnering with ATV.
Amexci is a Joint Venture between several global industrial enterprises. Its vision is to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing and leveraging the full potential of metal 3D printing for the industry partners.
Atom Power is an early stage start-up developing advanced circuit breakers and connected ‘smart panels’. The Atom Switch is the world’s first truly solid-state breaker for the commercial and industrial building markets. Leveraging novel silicon carbide (SiC) technology, Atom’s breakers are intelligent, self-aware, dynamic and lightning-fast (extremely fast tripping, they can open a circuit up to 700nS of a 60-Hz cycle).
Automata Technologies is an early stage start-up, developing what is essentially a disposable robot with a six degree-of-freedom (DOF) arm that, besides its motors, is constructed nearly entirely of plastic materials. It also has a lifespan of around 4,000 hours. Automata Technologies is attempting to enter the space that exists within the industrial market for low-cost collaborative robot arms for the SME and consumer markets, by providing affordable and easy to use robots and software, offering a robot-as-a-service.
Cambridge Medical Robotics is developing the next-generation universal robotic system for minimal access surgery. Their vision is to make minimal access (or keyhole) surgery universally accessible and affordable by significantly expanding the range of procedures that can be performed robotically. CMR successfully completed preliminary cadaveric trials in May 2016, which will inform further cadaveric, animal and first-in-human trials.
Element Analytics is an industrial analytics software company that makes data work for people, proactively surfacing insight where it's needed most. The Element Platform rapidly transforms data into actionable insight, helping industrial organizations make the best-informed decisions for greater efficiency, sustainability, and profit.
Enervalis has built a software platform that supports the optimised matching of energy supply and demand by way of intelligent forecasts and controlling a wide array of devices that consume, generate and store energy. This makes the solution into a fundamental building block for a future cost-efficient, smart and green energy network.
Ultra-low power, proprietary chip design allows Everactive to power wireless sensors entirely from harvested energy, eliminate the need for batteries, and generate a new class of physical-world data. Everactive’s initial target market is the industrial sector, where collecting and analyzing data on physical equipment and infrastructure can have a profound and measurable impact—serving to reduce downtime, cut maintenance costs, improve safety and environmental impact, as well as boost overall efficiency.
FreeWire Technologies bulds power solutions that transcend the limitations of existing EV charging infrastructure to meet customers’ growing needs for rapid, cost-efficient power – wherever it’s needed. With FreeWire’s infrastructure-light EV charging and mobile power solutions, customers can tackle new applications and deploy new business models without the complexity of traditional energy infrastructure.
GrabIt is poised to revolutionize the multi-billion dollar material handling market with its patented electroadhesion technology. Electroadhesion is a disruptive technology that enables completely new solutions in both manufacturing and warehouse automation. GrabIt’s products offer a flexible, energy-saving technology that enables the handling of delicate and difficult to grasp parts and eliminates custom, part-specific and costly alternatives.
Hailo, an AI-focused chipmaker, has developed a specialized Deep Learning processor that delivers the performance of a data center-class computer to edge devices. Hailo’s AI processor is the product of a rethinking of traditional computer architecture, enabling smart devices to perform sophisticated Deep Learning tasks such as object detection and segmentation in real time, with minimal power consumption, size, and cost. The Deep Learning processor is designed to fit into a multitude of smart machines and devices, including partially autonomous vehicles, smart cameras, smartphones, drones, AR/VR platforms, and wearables.
TU Delft spin-off IMSystems develops, produces and markets the patented Archimedes Drive, a new standard in high-performance gearbox technology. Instead of gear teeth, the Archimedes Drive uses frictional contact to transmit force, resulting in a more powerful and precise gearbox.
In-Charge provides pioneering turnkey energy and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure solutions as a service. The company tailors EV charging systems to private and public commercial fleets, electric vehicle manufacturers, ride-share operators, municipalities and commercial facilities owners.
Kespry provides a platform for drone data capture and analytics which uses AI and Machine Learning to deliver new insights and accelerate operations in industries such as aggregates, mining, construction, and insurance.
MineSense, recently named to the Global Cleantech 100, is a pioneer in industrial IoT for large-scale mines. The Company’s fast, scalable, and robust mineral sensing platform provides precise, accurate, real-time grade control and ore routing decisions at the point of extraction for maximum resource conversion and metal recovery, reducing the CO2 emissions and the consumption of wear materials, energy, water and reagents during the whole mining process.
MTEK Industry develops and deploys software and solutions for real-time intelligent and collaborative production, with a special focus on adaptive automation in small parts assembly. MTEK Industry refines and industrializes Industry 4.0 solutions bringing ground breaking solutions to the market by leveraging applied experience in production engineering, software development, Industrial IoT & logistics.
Natron Energy is an energy storage company that is developing a new high power, long cycle life, low-cost battery technology for industrial applications. Natron’s batteries offer higher power density, faster recharge, and longer cycle life than incumbent technologies. They can be economically produced from commodity materials on existing cell manufacturing lines.
Northvolt is a Swedish battery manufacturer startup with ambitions to build Europe’s largest and most cutting-edge lithium-ion battery factory with a minimal carbon footprint and highest recycling standards. The factory, located in Skellefteå in the north of Sweden, will include active material preparation, cell assembly, recycling and auxiliaries.
PointGrab is an Israeli company, headquartered in Tel Aviv with an US subsidiary. PointGrab’s flagship CogniPoint™ solution, is an edge-analytics sensor for the home and building automation markets. Based on deep-learning technology, the CogniPoint sensor provides users with real-time critical and actionable data about occupants’ activity in a building to save energy, use space efficiently and increase the safety and security of all building occupants. PointGrab is winner of the Home and Building Automation Innovation and Excellence Award by Corporate LiveWire.
Founded in 2013 out of the Whitesides Research Group at Harvard University, Soft Robotics is enabling a new level of robotic adaptability with its proprietary gripper technology. A single end-of-arm tool can now handle an unprecedented range of objects without the need for tool changes or software modifications between cycles. Soft Robotics has demonstrated the ability to grasp fresh produce, electronic components, consumer goods, and clothing, among other objects, all with a single device. This disruptive capability addresses unmet needs in existing markets and unlocks new markets for cost-effective automated solutions.
Stellapps is India’s first end-to-end dairy supply chain solutions company, in use by over 750,000 farmers daily. Founded in 2011, the Bangalore-based startup is building automated tools leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics to improve milk production and quality for the country's dairy farms, collection centers and processors.
TaKaDu is a leading provider of Integrated Water Network Management, enabling water utilities to improve efficiency and make smarter decisions. Using advanced statistical and mathematical algorithms, TaKaDu harnesses utility data, translating it into actionable insights and transforming the way water networks operate.
Vicarious is a breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) company building a unified algorithmic architecture to achieve human-level intelligence in vision, language, and motor control. Currently, the company is focused on visual perception problems such as recognition, segmentation, and scene parsing. Using inductive biases drawn from neuroscience, the Vicarious technology requires orders of magnitude less training data than traditional machine learning techniques.
Vion Technologies (BVT) (文安智能) specializes in Intelligent Video Analysis (IVA) technology. The company has developed products in various industries including Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), public safety, and people counting systems.