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What is a Lightning Decision Jam?

What is a Lightning Decision Jam?

A Lightning Decision Jam, or LDJ, is a way to identify, define and resolve virtually any business problem within a two-hour window.  By selecting the correct mix of people and following a series of precisely timed tasks using simple equipment, businesses can identify...

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What is a Hackathon?

What is a Hackathon?

This autumn, Lab by Transport for Wales is set to host its first-ever, one-of-a-kind, hackathon; an event that brings experts together to help solve certain problems, within a set duration of time.

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Innovation takes centre stage as TfW live demo returns

Innovation takes centre stage as TfW live demo returns

Personal data security provider, Cufflink, has been named the winner of Transport for Wales’ innovation accelerator programme, organised by Lab by Transport for Wales.   The 12-week programme, developed by Transport for Wales (TfW) and Alt Labs, sees start-ups from...

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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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