The IMS Center is focused on translating academic research into mature, deployable and impactful technologies for industrial applications. The Center's focus is on cutting edge research in Cybermanufacturing, Machine Learning, Industrial AI, Industry 4.0 and IoT, among others. With experience in over 100 projects for over 100 companies worldwide, the Center has delivered $846.7 million in value as of 2012 to it's members based on an independent report commissioned by the National Science Foundation which also found the IMS Center to be the most impactful Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.