Central Research Laboratory’s accelerator applications open

Whether you’re into connected products and IoT, wearables, robotics, AR/VR or just about anything else involving hardware products and digital tech, CRL is looking for innovative and ambitious businesses who are ready for the accelerate towards product launch. We’ve got the knowledge, networks and facilities to help you progress from prototype to manufacturing ready, achieving further investment or launch a successful crowdfunding campaign.

During the six-month programme you’ll get access to the following:

  • Product development and design for manufacture support
  • Access to fully equipped prototyping workshops
  • Manufacturing trip to Shenzhen
  • Product development support
  • Business development support
  • Support to become investment ready
  • A £5,000 cash grant and the opportunity to pitch for £100,000
  • Advice and help to set up a successful crowdfunding campaign

CRL is a team of experienced product designers, engineers, investors, business executives with the knowledge and experience to help get your product off the ground and launched successfully.

Check out one of the startups from CRL Cohort1, who created Joto and successfully raised £362,307 on Kickstarter, after developing their prototype at CRL.

Applications close on 14 July, so get started today. Find out more and apply here.