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We are driven by the opportunity of connected products, robotics, wearables and the internet of things – helping a new generation of makers and entrepreneurs to embrace manufacturing.

We provide the facilities, knowledge and networks to grow world-class product based businesses.

The UK’s first purpose built hardware accelerator

Whether you’re gearing up for product manufacturing, preparing for investment or looking to run a successful crowdfunding campaign, we accelerate progression towards your first customers.

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We’ve an amazing group of entrepreneurs, makers, inventors & technologists who love to share what they know. We also have the best open-access prototyping workshops in London.

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CRL News

18th June 2018

CRL is recruiting! – we’re on the hunt for a Project Administrator

Purpose of the Role CRL are looking to recruit an experienced project administrator to support us with delivery and administration of …

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11th June 2018

CRL’s specialist, hardware Accelerator open for applications! Start-ups, join us to #MakeHistory

Press release, June 2018 The Central Research Laboratory (CRL) is once again open for applications to its specialist, hardware Accelerator. Part …

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24th April 2018

Three Crowfunding Mistakes to Avoid

Now that spring is upon us, it’s time for us to look ahead at the new season of Kickstarter successes, coming …

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