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FK Group launches startup search to drive innovation in the construction sector

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FK Accelerate
Startups working on cutting-edge ConstructionTech and PropTech solutions, take note!

FK Group, one of the UK’s leading full building envelope specialists, has launched FK Accelerate, a global search for startups working on Systems Optimisation, Drones and Virtual Inspections, Robotics, Tracking and Parts and other solutions to drive innovation in the construction sector.  

Run in partnership with corporate innovation specialist L MarksFK Accelerate aims to identify technologies with the potential to revolutionise construction processes and systems.

40 years old this year, FK Group specialises in roofing, cladding, glazing and maintenance, working across many sectors. The firm has completed a number of high-profile projects, ranging from Bupa’s FK Accelerateheadquarters to stadium expansions for Manchester City and Liverpool football clubs.

Both reflecting and reinforcing the firm’s commitment to innovation, FK Accelerate champions new thinking and provides the opportunity to explore and refine new ideas.

FK AccelerateSuccessful startups will benefit from the experience and expertise of FK Group’s senior team as they run trials and explore opportunities for future partnerships. 

Startups selected for FK Accelerate will gain access to mentorship from senior leaders at FK Group and subject-matter experts, development opportunities and product validation, the support required to develop offsite prototype trials and opportunities to launch live trials with FK Group.

FK Accelerate is run in partnership with L Marks, the firm behind the UK’s largest network of corporate accelerators. L Marks has launched over 50 innovation programmes, across Europe, Israel, Japan and the US, and works with some of the world’s best-known brands, including BMW, Lloyd’s of London, Arsenal FC, and British Airways.   

To find out more about FK Accelerate and to apply to the programme, please visit

Applications are open until 23:59:59 on Sunday 13th October 2019. Good luck!


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Published on: 12th September 2019

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