Central Research Laboratory
The Central Research Laboratory (CRL) is a startup accelerator and coworking space based in Hillingdon. It is full of hardware, digital, design and business talent.
It provides specialist facilities, knowledge and networks to grow product-based businesses, including connected products, robotics, wearables and Internet of Things.
CRL runs a number of business support programmes, including:
BOOST is a flexible support programme for scale-ups and startups. It offers one-to-one mentorships, workshops and an in-depth programme run over several days. Find out more.
CRL Accelerator works with early-stage hardware startups who want to test an innovative technology that contributes towards net zero goals. Support includes:
- Product development.
- Desk space.
- Prototyping facilities and workshops.
- Trips around the UK to meet potential manufacturing partners.
The CRL provides a number of membership packages that allow flexible access to office and hotdesking space in west London. The workspace provides access to prototyping workshops, products-focused expertise and business support.
The CRL is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.