Full datetime event: 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019From 9:00 to 16:00


Lexus Velodrome
601 Mack Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201 United States


Registration is now open for one-on-one match meetings with investors, corporates, and manufacturers at the inaugural Hardware Tech Summit, during Detroit Startup Week. PlanetM, in partnership with Centrepolis Accelerator and Hardware Massive, is hosting this no-cost, one-day conference to highlight emerging hardware stakeholders and best practices through keynotes, panels, 1:1 Match Meetings, and an exhibitor floor.

Why Attend?

• Startups/Companies – meet 1:1 with investors, corporates, manufacturers, suppliers, and engineering firms

o Meet with the following corporates seeking new hardware tech: Faurecia, Bosch, BorgWarner, Daimler, Mercedes-Benz R&D, Denso Ventures, Danlaw, Kanematsu USA, GE Additive, ZF, ON Semiconductor, Intel, Toyota, Brose, AGC Automotive, Motherson Innovations, Mann + Humel, and more to come.

o Meet with the following investors: Blue Victor Capital, Braemar Energy Ventures, NGK/NTK Venture Lab, Fontinalis, Microtech Ventures, motormindz, Hardware Club, Root Ventures, TusStar Ann Arbor, Invest Michigan , Invest Detroit, Make in LA Capital, and more to come.

o Corporates and investors have submitted “needs/ interest areas” for the following technologies in auto/mobility, aero/UAS, defense, medical, energy, consumer products, agriculture, and others: autonomous systems, AI, applied robotics, advanced materials, connected devices, embedded systems, Industry 4.0 tech, sensor platforms, wearables, and more.

• Investors/ Accelerators/ Corporate Venture – meet 1:1 with hardware startups and/or manufacturers

• Manufacturers/ product development firms – meet 1:1 with emerging companies seeking prototype/ production support

Event Details:

- Website: www.planetm.com/hardware

- Programming: keynotes, panels, exhibitor floor, Match Meetings, and a reception

- Date: Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

- Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM EST

- Location: Velodrome (601 Mack Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201 United States)

- To register for the event, go to planetm.connect.space/hts/registrations/new

- To register for the Match Meetings, go to planetm.connect.space/hts/forms – get the most out of the event by participating in prequalified, private 1:1 meetings with hardware stakeholders

o Match Meeting application Deadline: May 1st, 2019

Reach out to Charlie Tyson, PlanetM Project Manager at tysonc1@michigan.org with questions

Register now to land your next important partnership!
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