Hexagon’s Sixth Sense Selects Nine Startups to Transform Manufacturing Sustainability

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9. Zaptic, Manchester, U.K.: Zaptic provides job instruction and collaboration tools for frontline teams, along with a no-code toolkit designed to accelerate the digital transformation of daily operations. The solutions help organizations streamline processes and improve communication among frontline workers.

“Hexagon’s commitment to nurturing innovation and driving sustainable manufacturing practices continues to shine through,” says Milan Kocić, head of Sixth Sense, Hexagon. “Each of these startups has demonstrated their capacity to address pressing manufacturing challenges with creativity and determination. Much like our previous cohorts have addressed critical industry challenges, we believe these innovators will play a crucial role in shaping a sustainable future for the manufacturing industry.”

The nine startups are:

3. Dessia, Antony, France: Dessia offers a platform featuring virtual “bots” that serve as companions to assist engineers in designing mechanical systems. These virtual assistants provide support and insights throughout the design process.

5. Launchpad, Los Angeles: Launchpad uses AI and advanced simulation technologies to automate aspects of the design, procurement, and manufacturing process. Its focus is on concepts like mass customization, microfactories, and software-defined robotics to create shorter supply chains, reduce waste, and deliver new features faster in the manufacturing industry.

1.  Acerta Analytics, Ontario, Canada: Acerta Analytics provides advanced analytics solutions that leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) to turn complex product data into actionable insights. The solution enables automakers and suppliers of complex vehicle parts to improve quality in manufacturing processes, and supports early defect detection.

(Hexagon: North Kingstown, RI) — Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has chosen nine manufacturing startups for its third Sixth Sense cohort. The selected companies were selected from a competitive pool of hundreds of applicants, distinguishing themselves with groundbreaking solutions that address critical manufacturing challenges, with a focus on sustainability and digital reality.

These startups will embark on an intensive 16-week journey as part of the Sixth Sense program, collaborating closely with Hexagon to refine their offerings. Ultimately, up to three winners will be selected from the cohort, granting them access to Hexagon’s extensive resources for global expansion, including potential funding, worldwide office space, and Hexagon’s comprehensive suite of products and services. They will also be showcased on Hexagon’s open digital-reality platform for manufacturing, Nexus, providing them access to world-class companies.