Barclays has partnered with Cranfield University to support the future innovators of Bedfordshire. The space in the heart of the University campus is tailored to the aerospace and aviation technology community, drawing on the University’s aerospace heritage.  With a range of support services, including access to expert mentoring and funding opportunities, we can help you scale your business. Residents will benefit from business advice and mentoring from Barclays experts and access to world-class specialists and facilities at Cranfield University.

Cranfield is one of only a few universities in the world to own and run its own airport. Cranfield's unique facilities, underpinned by its global research airport, can further help aviation start-ups as they develop and test their innovations.  

More than just a co-working space, we also run a schedule of events to educate, inspire and connect businesses within the Cranfield Eagle Lab.

Industry 4.0 

Our Maker Space offers the space, skills and access to support you with the latest emerging technologies. Including equipment such as 3D printers, prototyping technology and laser cutting, the workshop will be manned by a trained engineer to support with product development. 

Benefits include: 

  • Access to 325 years of business experience
  • Connections across the Cranfield University Campus
  • Mentoring & coaching from growth specialists
  • Progressive, like-minded community
  • Professional network links and introductions
  • Access to a full events programme designed to broaden understanding
  • Potential access to government backed high-growth funding 

What is included at the incubator? 

  • WiFi at 100Mb/s
  • Co-working and private offices available
  • Managed and serviced site
  • On-site Ecosystem Manager
  • Entry card access
  • 24/7 access
  • Access to fully equipped makerspace and onsite engineer
  • Advice from Barclays High Growth specialists
  • Access to meeting rooms

Barclays is investing in the future of Bedfordshire by supporting businesses to embrace new and emerging technologies that are vital to the success of businesses in the UK.

Packages

Resident
Full-time access to co-working space, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
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Private
Full-time access to a private office, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Minimum of 4 desks per office.
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For further information regarding Cranfield Eagle Lab, please contact us: 

Liz Boadi
Ecosystem Manager
+44 (0)7766 364 546

Sonia Masih
Eagle Lab Manager
+44 (0)7825 906 982