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Technology Opportunity Assessment

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center – West offers a Technology Opportunity Assessment to guide your business as you plan for future growth opportunities through Industry 4.0  technologies.

What is it?

Assessments take approximately two hours to complete. Questions include your business and customer perspectives, process documentation and any existing automation applications currently in use. You’ll also need a few financial metrics in order to complete all 40 questions successfully.


Example Technology Questionnaire

1 What is the company strategy for technology adoption? 10 5 5
2 Are processes managed as value streams or through silos? 5 10 10
3 How do you determine customer expectations? 1 5 5
4 How is performance data collected? 5 5 10
5 How involved are you in product design? 5 5 10
6 What types of mapping/simulation is used in your management model? 5 5 10
7 How is performance data tied to business results? 1 5 10


What does it cost?

Assessments are currently no cost to complete due to funding provided by the Michigan Strategic Fund.

How will it help my business?

Upon completion of the assessment, manufacturers will receive a report that outlines opportunities for the greatest return on investment and increased efficiency. From this report, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center – West will create a customized plan to implement technologies into your facility including:

  • Adoption Strategy
  • Project Scope
  • Supplier Recommendations

Take the assessment today!