To be a world-renowned international think tank and thought leader spearheading the transformation of manufacturing globally.


The International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) is an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) institution which champions Industry 4.0 adoption by manufacturers and advocates the rise of smart manufacturing. As an independent non-profit entity, INCIT (pronounced as "insight") collaborates with both public and private sector manufacturing-related organisations, to catalyse and support industrial transformation across geographies and industries.

Our logo encapsulates our mission:

Transformation -
The metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly represents Transformation on all levels – dissolving old forms and assuming new ones with confidence.

Sustainability -
Butterflies also indicate a healthy environment and ecosystem.

Impact -
Lastly, the butterfly effect is a phenomenon of non-linear dynamics, showing how even the smallest changes can Impact systems in the long term.

Our mission

We develop and deploy globally referenced frameworks, tools, concepts and programmes for the international manufacturing community, to:
• Raise awareness about the latest transformation developments and manufacturing trends
• Provide benchmarks that are international, publicly available and quantitative
• Facilitate the sharing of learning points, challenges and best practices for industrial transformation

Working closely with world-leading companies

We stay relevant and future-focused by consulting closely with leading subject-matter experts in technology, academia, research and consulting.

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Our Board of Directors and Co-founders