SHIFT accelerates innovation that transforms how we live in cities, focussing on the major challenges of city life.
Responding to the
Supporting responses to the climate emergency and London’s 2030 net-zero mission.
Health & Wellbeing
Improving physical and mental health outcomes through innovation and outreach.
Scaling mobility systems for people and goods that are low-carbon, safe, accessible, affordable and efficient.
Your Real-World Testbed
Innovators often need a place to trial their idea, prove it works or roll it out at scale. Our home is east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – a real-world testbed across 560 acres where we invite you to experiment, collaborate and innovate.Watch the video
Work With SHIFT
Through our Testbed and Ecosystem, we’re powering the next generation of city and world changing innovations. Whether you’re a startup, corporate, community group or university, we can help you transform your disruptive innovation into an everyday reality.
Start a Trial
Pilot, test and demonstrate your innovative solution on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park testbed.
Enter the Ecosystem
Join a cross-sector network working to improve opportunities locally, and impact globally.
Apply to FID
Future Industries Demonstrator (FID) innovation challenge. Unlock funding, support and expertise.
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