LNER FutureLabs is a 10-week programme focused on helping world-class innovators to test and scale their technology with LNER. As one of the UK’s leading providers of intercity travel, everything we do is geared towards delivering great experiences for our passengers, our colleagues and our communities. LNER FutureLabs is where we co-create with world-class inventors to bring the future forward. We’re on a mission to bring rail travel up to speed and journey into the future.

If you’re a startup with a solution that fits one of our briefs, we encourage you to apply to take part in this unique journey to develop and validate your solution. At LNER FutureLabs, you’ll have unparalleled access to our insight, infrastructure and expertise to help you land and scale your solution across our network. We expect the competition to be fierce, with only between three and six startups selected to join our journey and receive support from LNER.

We’re looking for startup, scaleup or inve...
LNER FutureLabs is a 10-week programme focused on helping world-class innovators to test and scale their technology with LNER. As one of the UK’s leading providers of intercity travel, everything we do is geared towards delivering great experiences for our passengers, our colleagues and our communities. LNER FutureLabs is where we co-create with world-class inventors to bring the future forward. We’re on a mission to bring rail travel up to speed and journey into the future.

If you’re a startup with a solution that fits one of our briefs, we encourage you to apply to take part in this unique journey to develop and validate your solution. At LNER FutureLabs, you’ll have unparalleled access to our insight, infrastructure and expertise to help you land and scale your solution across our network. We expect the competition to be fierce, with only between three and six startups selected to join our journey and receive support from LNER.

We’re looking for startup, scaleup or inventor who bring solutions with the potential to transform LNER and the way we travel. If you think you have what it takes, then apply here: www.f6s.com/lner-futurelabs-2.0. Ensure you provide as much information about you and your company, your solution and roadmap.

We’ll be in touch within one week of submitting your application, and we’ll announce the shortlisted companies on the 19th May 2021. In the website [www.lnerfuturelabs.co.uk/] you will discover and learn about the challenges we're seeking to address. If shortlisted, you’ll then pitch on the 25th or 27th May 2021 to a senior panel from LNER who will select the finalists to join LNER FutureLabs.

From the 9th June 2021, you’ll begin the 10-week programme and work alongside dedicated sponsors at LNER to launch and run a joint proof-of-concept, and scale your solution across our network. All entrepreneurs who join LNER FutureLabs will receive access to live operational environments and dedicated funds (terms and conditions apply) to get your pilot off the ground. This is a unique opportunity to explore a long term commercial partnership with LNER, drive the industry forward, scale your business and co-create the future of rail travel.

Please visit our website www.lnerfuturelabs.co.uk/ to learn more about the programme benefits and format, key dates to put in your diary, and the FAQs for more details about LNER FutureLabs process.

We look forward to receiving your application!
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