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Round 6 Innovation Challenges.

Digital solutions to improve human and asset safety.


We are looking for innovative digital solutions to address one of 5 challenges to improve how critical safety risks are recognised and mitigated in challenging industrial environments.

Round 6 Challenges

The Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator is proud to be collaborating with Challenge Partners incuding two industry-leading port operators, Benugo, Sellafield Ltd. and National Nuclear Laboratory, for our sixth round of safety and risk Innovation Challenges.

Risk detection across safety-critical industries, from marine, to energy, to food, is paramount to ensuring human safety, as well as the security and integrity of the asset and the environment. The emergence of new and innovative technologies has improved how we manage a variety of these safety risks, whether it's human safety or operational risks. 

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator is actively seeking digital startup solutions to solve five new safety and risk challenges, to further improve safety of life and assets across critical infrastructure industries. Successful applicants will not only benefit from trial funding, but also the opportunity to collaborate with industry-leading corporate Challenge Partners, to accelerate development of their technologies and open up new markets. 

Successful applicants will be awarded the opportunity to trial their proposed solution with the industry Challenge Partner for approximately three months, in a live industry environment, as well as expert guidance and collaboration from LR experts throughout. 

The Challenges

Challenge 1: Digital solutions for safe working in confined spaces, specifically port-based crane legs

Details to be confirmed.

Challenge 2: Digital solutions to prevent accidental entry to potentially dangerous confined spaces

Details to be confirmed.

Challenge 3: Innovative industrial inspection technologies

Partner: Sellafield Ltd. and National Nuclear Laboratory

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Challenge 4: Revolutionary allergen detection and communication in restaurants

Partner: Benugo

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Challenge 5: Advanced analytics of maintenance, inspection & failure records of critical assets

Partner: Lloyd's Register

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The Safety Accelerator is run in partnership with Plug and Play Tech Centre, the largest global innovation platform and most active venture capital fund in Silicon Valley. Plug and Play are currently sourcing innovative safetytech solutions from their network of ground-breaking global startups, to solve these important safety and risk challenges. 

Successful Round 6 startups will go on to pilot their solutions with Challenge Parnters including two industry-leading port operators, Sellafield Ltd., National Nuclear Laboratory and Lloyd's Register. 

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