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The applications for our next Accelerator now open.

 

Our 6-month accelerator programme is uniquely optimised to cater for the challenges of hardware businesses. Through our curated programme and bi-monthly, 1:1 mentoring sessions, we will help you:

  • Understand what your customers really want and what value your product brings
  • Get your product manufactured at the right cost and set-up supply chains for scale
  • Gain the hardware-specific funding you need, from grants to crowdfunding and angel investors

Our goal is to help you launch your products in a way that allows you to grow a sustainable, profitable business.

 

The Accelerator programme is now open for applications, please scroll down to the apply button at the bottom of this page to download the application form. If you have any specific questions about the programme, please contact apply@centralresearchlaboratory.com.

What does the programme offer

Intensive Mentorship

From Our Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders and Tech Gurus

Engineering support

Hands on product development from in-house product design team

£5,000

Startup Grant

Investment

Pitch to Our Panel of Investors

Meeting with manufacturers

Dedicated trip to Shenzhen to meet with potential manufacturing partners

What's available in the coworking space

  • Access to 4 prototyping workshops

  • 24/7 Desk Space

  • Prototyping Materials Included

  • Crowdfunding Strategy & Training

  • 100mb/s high speed internet

Our Accelerator Alumni - Case Studies

Application criteria

During the six-month programme, we will work with you to develop your product, the final result will be a product that people love and can be made at the right cost.

We bring together experts on business development, investment preparation & market development for a six-month intensive programme designed specifically for hardware products.

  • A working prototype that users seem to like (it doesn’t need to be pretty)
  • The desire to build a scalable product based business
  • A product or business model displaying genuine innovation
  • Two or more team members are desired but not essential

5 days left to apply

Applications close on 22 December 2017

Apply now