LONDON, UK – 11 Jan, 2017 – Warwick Analytics is one of four finalists selected by International Airlines Group (IAG) to join Hangar 51, its first ever accelerator programme, run in association with innovation specialist L Marks.
From more than 450 applications, IAG chose 26 start-ups to present their businesses before a judging panel at a pitch day in December before selecting the finalists.
Warwick Analytics is a team of expert data-scientists who produce automated predictive analytics software. Their automated predictive analytics for manufacturing companies are saving global firms £millions in warranty, predictive maintenance and efficiency savings.
The start-ups will spend ten weeks fully immersed in the operations of one the world’s largest airline groups. Based at IAG’s HQ in London, they will be able to trial their products globally and receive mentoring from both the Group’s senior management team and external mentors.
Glenn Morgan, IAG’s head of digital transformation, said: “Our finalists offer IAG a wide range of disruptive opportunities that could create next generation travel experiences and transform the aviation industry. We look forward to welcoming them to IAG and working alongside them as we develop these ideas together.”
Stuart Marks, technology entrepreneur and Chairman of L Marks said: “The calibre of our finalist startups is very exciting, they all bring something unique to the programme while sharing a true disruptive nature. I’m eager to see each team evolve as they test their innovative solutions alongside one of the world’s largest airline groups. I’m certain we will see some exciting outcomes from Hangar 51.″
The Hangar 51 accelerator programme starts January 9, 2017, with a demonstration day on March 14, 2017.
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