MADCAT defense

Aligning Automotive & Defense for the Future Cyber Generation.

The Michigan Automotive and Defense Cyber Awareness Team (MADCAT) was established in 2014 to promote our state as a world leader in developing and supporting a cyber ecosystem. The MADCAT team leverages unique regional assets in the defense and automotive industries to drive technology innovation, encourage economic development, and create a talented workforce for Macomb County and the state of Michigan.

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MADCAT member, the National Center for Manufacturing Science (NCMS) is once again partnering with the Michigan Manufacturers Association to deliver an exceptional learning experience at the 2018 MFG Form.

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May 10, 2018Women of Innovation: Advancing Next Generation Technologies in Automotive and Defense

Women in Defense Michigan Chapter is bringing together a panel of industry experts that will discuss trends in the following core areas: artificial intelligence, automation, powertrain, cyber security, fuel cells, lightweighting and modeling and simulation. Learn how these technologies are dynamically changing the industries we know today and where the technology is taking us tomorrow.

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May 10, 2018ITS Professional Capacity Building Program / Advancing ITS Education

Transportation Cyber-Physical Security: Things We Should Know

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How to Get Involved

There are numerous ways to get involved with MADCAT. Be a part of the discussion regarding current and future issues in cybersecurity.

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Our Goals


Support our partners in defense and automotive by enhancing cyber security efforts in the region and connecting solution providers to critical challenges.


Develop and retain a talented cyber security workforce by creating a niche market that supports Macomb County and the region.


Create a sustainable model by attracting new cyber security businesses, organizations and infrastructure by raising awareness through marketing efforts and activities.

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