The aim of Adept is to ensure that the project's research and output addresses the needs of the industry. The Industry Advisory Board (IAB) is a body of industry partners outside of the project consortium that are interested in the research outcomes. Companies and their represenative that have expressed an interest in contributing to the project via the IAB are:
- Eric Lenormand, Senior Researcher at Thales Group: multinational technology provider to the defence,transportation and security market, with more than 60,000 employees worldwide.
- David Cownie from the Boston Design Center of Advanced Micro Devices: multinational semiconductor company with more than 10,000 employees worldwide.
- Gordon Brebner, Distinguished Engineer at Xilinx: multinational provider of programmable logic devices, with around 3,000 employees worldwide.