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Transport for Wales Lab First of a kind in-person Demo Day!

Transport for Wales Lab First of a kind in-person Demo Day!

Transport for Wales’ innovation accelerator programme is set to host its first in-person technology industry event later this month.  Lab by TfW, developed with Alt Labs, and launched in July 2020 and sees business innovators from across the Wales and Borders region...

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Meet Cohort 4!

Meet Cohort 4!

On Thursday 17th March, we launched Cohort 4 of our Innovation Accelerator Programme!  We’re a little bit excited to say the least!  Cohort 1, 2 and 3 were a great success as we helped accelerate 5 start-ups through to the negotiation stages with Transport for Wales...

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TfWL Cohort 4 Open!

TfWL Cohort 4 Open!

Applications now open for Lab by Transport for Wales’ innovation programme Recruitment is underway for the fourth instalment of Wales’ leading rail-dedicated innovation programme. Lab by Transport for Wales is a pioneering 12-week accelerator programme offering an...

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TFWL Cohort 3 Demo Day Recap

TFWL Cohort 3 Demo Day Recap

Friday September 3rd 2021 was a showcase of the brilliant developments, products and solutions from our TfWL Cohort 3 start-ups. Our virtual demo day event was the culmination of our cohort 3 innovation accelerator, which ran in partnership between Transport for Wales...

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Meet cohort 3!  

Meet cohort 3!  

Cohort 3 of our innovation accelerator programme is live! We’ve welcomed another 7 start-ups onto the programme and want to introduce them all to you in this post.  Cohort 2 was a remarkable success, as we helped 8 of the 11 startups who took part enter business case...

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TfWL Demo Day 2 Recap

TfWL Demo Day 2 Recap

Thursday 19th November 2020 was a celebration of the stand outs of Lab by Transport for Wales cohort 2. With one start-up being awarded £25,000, 2 receiving commendations from TfWR and a total of 8 start-ups progressing to business case review. Our virtual demo day...

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Cohort 3 Recruitment Live

Cohort 3 Recruitment Live

We've accelerated almost 20 businesses and took 13 of these to business case review with Transport for Wales Rail. Recruitment for cohort 3 of our innovation accelerator programme is now open! Your business could be the next startup to come through our innovation lab...

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Meet Window Seater – Cohort 2 Startups

Meet Window Seater – Cohort 2 Startups

With demo day fast approaching - we are really excited to showcase all the great work our startups have been doing during cohort 2.   Due to COVID restrictions, cohort 2 has not been able to take place from our innovation Lab in Newport. However, that doesn't mean...

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Demo Day – Showcasing TfWL Cohort 2

Demo Day – Showcasing TfWL Cohort 2

Wales' only rail dedicated is gearing up for cohort 2 demo day. On November 13th, 11 start-ups will pitch their solutions to TfWR and Keolis Amey stakeholders. These pitches will showcase ideas that have been developed over the 11 week Innovation Accelerator...

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