A CARBON-NEUTRAL SMART COMMUNITY
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Building and serving a smarter and greener community.
At MTR Lab, we create strategic value through investment in technologies and formulate innovative solutions that support the long-term growth of our communities.
We look to invest in, collaborate with like-minded partners to explore solutions in mobility, retail, property, financial and data services, smart city technology and sustainability. Our unique position as an innovation investor allows us and our partners to make a positive impact, deliver world-class commuting experiences and co-create a carbon-neutral smart community. Together, let’s Keep Cities Moving!
Our Investment Portfolio
MTR Lab collaborates with like-minded partners to invest in start-ups to co-create solutions that create strategic value for the community and contribute to a smarter, greener future.
WeMaintain’s IoT-enabled predictive and prescriptive maintenance solutions are here to help you achieve these goals.Read More
Want to improve efficiency and enhance sustainability of construction projects? isBIM leverages BIM technologies and Digital-Twin solutions to help make that happen.Read More
Wondering how to cut CO2 emissions from heavy industries? Ampd Energy develops energy storage systems that emit up to 95% less CO2 than fossil-fuel combustion.Read More
Our Innovative Solutions
MTR Lab supports intrapreneurs and empowers them to take their ideas to the next level. By commercialising internally developed solutions, MTR Lab is committed to supporting the growth of innovation and technology.
Want to make green lifestyle fun? Carbon Wallet promotes low-carbon lifestyle through rewarding people for their green actions.Read More
Need an easy way to control access to buildings, car parks and many more? Urban Access Solutions offers you a revolutionary and total-solution access control service!Read More
Frustrated by parking and EV charging problems? Jove, the All-in-One smart parking and EV charging platform offers a seamless parking and EV charging experience.Read More
Mainnovation Company Limited
Need an effective way for disinfection and deep cleaning in train compartments? Mainnovation has got disinfectant robots tailored for this!Read More
SmartRail Tech Applications Company Limited
How can we enhance the reliability of railway operations? The Train Intelligent Detection System targets to provide signal systems and safety enhancement solutions to railway operators.Read More
Hear from Our Partners
Wonder how MTR Lab helps scale up startups? Hear it for yourself!
MTR Lab’s investment adds a lot of strategic value to our business growth journey, boosting our expansion in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, as well as launch into the GBA.
Co-founder and CEO, alfred24
MTR Lab's investment will support Ampd Energy's global expansion and the development of new products, in pursuit our vision of an emission free future for industries.
Co-founder and CEO, Ampd Energy
MTR Lab fuels our business growth! We utilise their investment for R&D of our JARVIS SaaS platform, enhance our AI and data analysis capabilities, and much more.
With MTR Lab’s help, WeMaintain will be able to bring its smart maintenance solutions to more Asia-Pacific regions, including Hong Kong.
Co-founder & CEO, WeMaintain
our ecosystem partners
We are blessed to work with these brilliant partners
Cross-Harbour Easy: Customer Experience Enhanced by AI
MTR Corporation’s Hong Kong Transport Services Business Unit co-created with Roctec Technology Limited and NEC Hong Kong to co-create “Cross-Harbour Easy”, facilitating passengers’ choice in taking which line to cross the harbour.
Escalator Clearance Inspection Device : Automating Inspection with Computer Vision
MTR Corporation’s Hong Kong Transport Services Business unit co-created with Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute to bring us the Escalator Clearance Inspection Device! The award-winning solution enhances accuracy, quality, and efficiency of inspections.
Carbon Wallet: Co-creating Circular Economy
Carbon Wallet and L’OCCITANE Group joined forces to launch the '100k Bottles Recycling Challenge' to reduce waste in the beauty industry, achieving carbon reduction, customer engagement and acquisition in one campaign!
Building Inspection Drone: building inspection and management made quicker and better
MTR Lab creates strategic value through investment in technologies and formulating innovative solutions that support the long-term growth of our communities. If you have any smart ideas that can contribute to building a sustainable future, connect with us!
Autonomous Mobile Robot: Streamlining Logistics Operations
MTR Corporation's Materials and Stores team collaborated with robotic solutions provider Geek+ to bring autonomous mobile robots to the logistics centre to automate stock movement and streamline daily operations.
IoT Smart Bins: Reduce Workplace Waste Disposal by 15% in Just 2 Months!
MTR Corporation's Sustainability and Global Innovation teams have partnered with Greentech startup Spare-it to implement a plug-and-play waste reduction and recycling tracking system at MTR Headquarters Building.
The future of train inspection: A Four-legged Robot Train Inspector
MTR Corporation's RSMD* and IMD^ under Hong Kong Transport Services (HKTS) collaborated with robotics innovator R2C2 Limited to utilise Boston Dynamics' robot SPOT® as a train inspector to scurry along the train's exterior and interior, capturing data and ensuring more reliable and efficient train cars for MTR passengers.
*RSMD refers to Rolling Stock Maintenance Department. ^IMD refers to Infrastructure Maintenance Department
Our Safety Ambassador: Al Keeps Small Metal Objects Out of Trouble
MTR Corporation's Capital Works Business Unit have co-created the Escalator Object Identification System (EOIS) with Sebit Company Limited to ensure the reliability of escalators by eliminating the possibility of these objects obstructing escalator operation.
Robo-Safe: Construction Site Safety Ambassador
MTR Corporation's Capital Works Business Unit partnered with viAct and Avalon SteriTech to work on Robo-Safe, a solution powered by video analytics technology and could enhance construction site safety by identifying unsafe acts and alerting workers.
iSPS: 58% Reduction on Light Rail Selected Incidents
MTR Corporations' Hong Kong Transport Services Business Unit developed the iSPS - Integrated Speed & Position Supervision System to improve railway operational safety. With iSPS, Light rail has seen a 58% reduction on selected incidents.
WE ARE HERE FOR THE COMMUNITY
These are the things that matter the most to us. It’s what keeps us up at night
Creating a better, modern community with tech.
Exploring technology as the enablers of sustainability.
Exploring Mobility as a Service, new mobility modes, rail tech. Autonomous vehicles and next generation rail? If you can imagine it, let’s try and make it.
Financial and Data Services
Beyond conventional transport and adjacencies payment.
Enhancing the spaces in which we live and breathe, including residences, commercial sites, transport hubs and beyond.
The New Retail
New experiences - in-person, digital, and beyond.
ON A DAILY BASIS, WE IMPACT…
Happy Commuters Daily Worldwide
Data as of Sep 2022