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Industry X Innovation Network

Breakthrough innovation for breakout results

Welcome to Industry X

What to expect

Network-powered

Part of a connected innovation nervous system sharing cross-industry, cross-geography knowledge and assets to drive speed to value.

Innovation-obsessed

Inspiring new ideas through immersive, interactive experiences designed to kickstart innovation, engage and challenge.

Outcomes-driven

Our Digital Service Factory brings products and services to market faster and accelerates digitization of production & operations.

Collaboration-focused

A global ecosystem uniting research bodies and strategic partners, industry luminaries and technology experts, academics, entrepreneurs and more with a singular focus on industry innovation.

Our feature centers

Milan Industry X Innovation Center for Engineering

A center dedicated to innovation in large industrial and infrastructure investment projects – specifically capital projects. Read more.

Houston Innovation Hub

Located in the heart of downtown Houston, we're leading the digital revolution for resources and industrial companies as well as for our city. Read more.

Essen Industry X Innovation Center

From the industrial heart of Germany, helping chemicals, natural resources, utilities and oil & gas companies reimagine their realities. Read more.

Perth Innovation Hub

Opened in 2019 to drive innovative thinking across industrial clients in the Growth Markets region. Read more.

Explore the Network

Bangalore | Innovation Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Barcelona | Analytics Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Analytics &Supply Chain
  • Digital production and operations

Bilbao | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Budapest | Industrial Automation Ctr of Excellence

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Buenos Aires

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital production and operations

Chicago, IL – The Link

Industry X/Supply Chain and Operations Innovation Hub

Cluj | Industrial Software Center of Excellence

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Detroit | IX & SC&O Smart Engineering and Manufacturing Innovation Center

Industry X Industrials Innovation Hub

Dublin | The Dock

A global multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, home to designers, developers and experts in artificial intelligence, analytics and IoT with a focus on connected worker, agile manufacturing and digital plant.

Essen | Industry X Innovation Centre | Resources Innovation Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Garching | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Houston | Innovation Hub

Resources & Energy Transition Hub (Optimization & Sustainability)

Industry X Forges

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Locations in Ann Arbor, Columbus OH and Des Moines

Istanbul | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital production and operations

Kirkland, Seattle

Focused on innovations in:

  • Product Innovation & Engineering
  • Connected products

London | Industry X Zone

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital twins and thread
  • Sustainability for Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Industrial connected worker solutions

Milan | Industry X Innovation Center for Engineering

Focused on innovations in:

  • Capital projects
  • Digital engineering

Modena | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital production and operations

Ontario, Canada

Industry X & Eclipse Robotics & Automation Lab

Paris | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Perth | Innovation Hub

The hub in Western Australia helps mining and energy companies confront the challenges and opportunities of digitalization to transform, compete and grow.

Purdue, IN - Industry X Smart Factory Lab

Accenture and Purdue collaborate on next-gen smart manufacturing

  • Accenture Smart Factory innovation hub
  • Accenture Smart Manufacturing Scholars Program

San Francisco | Innovation Hub | Accenture Labs

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Shanghai | Greater China Digital Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Sheffield, UK AMRC

Focused on:

  • Smart Manufacturing & Factory of the Future
  • Advanced Robotics & Intelligent Automation
  • Sustainability in Engineering & Manufacturing

Shenzhen | Innovation Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Singapore | Innovation Hub | Resources Innovation Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital production and operations

Sophia Antipolis | Resources Innovation Center | Accenture Labs

Focused on innovations in:

  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Tokyo | Innovation Hub

Focused on innovations in:

  • Connected products and services
  • Digital engineering
  • Digital production and operations

Turin | Industry X Innovation Center

Focused on innovations in:

  • Engineering and R&D digitization
  • Smart connected product design & development
  • Product platform engineering & modernization
  • Product as a service enablement
  • Sustainable mobility

Meet the team

Marc Althoff

Industry X Global Innovation lead

Catharina Muller-Buschbaum

Industry X Europe Innovation lead

Sarah Crabb

Industry X Europe Innovation lead

Christophe Bourdeau

Industry X Growth Markets Innovation lead