Lab IX helps startups quickly bring disruptive hardware technologies to market.

We're looking for hardware startups with working prototypes.

So you have a working prototype, what's next?

Hardware is hard and having the right tools, resources and team behind you will help your startup thrive.

We're here to democratize manufacturing by giving you access to the same tools and expertise used by major hardware companies. Think a facility with experienced designers and engineers who know hardware, and can move products from prototype to full-scale manufacturing.

A partner that moves and shakes.

Lab IX gives you access to a network with connections in the heart of the Silicon Valley and around the world, that can deliver you the right channels for manufacturing and distribution with the fastest time to market.

Flextronics Lab IX has the scale, scope and speed to accelerate your product from concept to market. We can build anything and deliver it anywhere. And we're looking for innovations that will change the world.

Welcome to Lab IX

Flextronics created Lab IX to help disruptive technology companies cross the chasm from prototype to production

At Lab IX you'll get access to our global end-to-end supply chain solutions and industry leading experience in hardware design, manufacturing and logistics. You'll also benefit from our specialized partners at an unprecedented scale.

We impact nearly every industry and help the world's best brands take their products to market all over the world, with incredible speed.
We can help yours too!

Lab IX is for entrepreneurs, startups and game changers with new products and technologies

We onboard promising companies year-round, speeding your time to market once you're accepted. What type of Game Changer are you?

Seed Stage Companies

We invest in seed stage startups that have beta or functional prototypes, and a well-developed business plan.

Venture & Growth Stage Companies

We invest in startups that have raised a round of funding and have products in development and are looking for help with commercialization, design for manufacturing, scaling to volume, or business development.

We take you from prototype to
manufacturing—ready. Express.

Prototype

What's an ICEdot?

See how Flextronics partnered with ICEdot to breathe life into its Crash Sensor.

Lab IX provides essential tools, infrastructure and established connections for startups

Our Portfolio

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Apply Today.

We are continuously looking for hardware startups across all funding stages.

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