Accelerate your business in 3 months

Design, develop and pitch your MVP to win a contract of work with Transport for Wales… in 3 months. Join our innovation accelerator programme and scaleup your business.


2023 challenge and opportunity statements

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Customer experience

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Future of transport



How we help your start-up

We accelerate tech start-ups with our 12-week accelerator programme, in partnership with Transport for Wales, by delivering innovation workshops, mentoring and training covering
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Developing a minimal
viable product



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Our previous cohorts

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Why participate?

If you have a product or service that can benefit Transport for Wales processes, or improve passenger experience, we’d love to hear from you.

Participants will collaborate with mentors across the innovation sector and Transport for Wales. This expertise will help your start up refine and develop a product fit-for-purpose for the rail industry, and then make a pitch to decision makers from Transport for Wales.

Successful pitches will be awarded a contract of work, to fund the remainder of the project and produce a product or service that has real world impact across Transport for Wales.





Benefits of our programme

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Mentoring from industry experts

Collaboration with TfW and partners

Guidance, mentoring and coaching from innovation delivery experts and decision makers. Access to live data, customer feedback and testing,TfW stakeholders and funding partners.
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Business growth


The opportunity to win a contract of work and receive funding to launch your product across TfW Work with us throughout weekly workshops, coaching you from ideation to pitch.



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Why work with TfW?

Be part of a multi-billion pound, growing industry, with a wealth of investment opportunities for innovative projects. Develop technology and innovative solutions that will improve the passenger experience for millions of people and make a real, lasting improvement across Wales.

Showcase your product and business to the wider network of partners and stakeholders associated with Transport for Wales. Be part of an industry that will give your start-up the opportunities to be innovative, to grow and to be successful.

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