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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

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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17th April 2018

Chip[s] Board pitch at Mayor’s Entrepreneur Competition 2018

CRL were as pleased as could be to go to City Hall to see Chip[s] Board pitch as part of the …

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16th April 2018

CRL is recruiting: Accelerator Programme Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Central Research Laboratory (CRL), London’s leading accelerator and co-working space for hardware startups. …

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