The goal of Lab² is to establish an international network of experimental laboratories, carry out replication and meta-science studies and share all datasets. Replication studies repeat previously conducted studies in order to verify research results and ensure their quality. The project has won one million euros in funding from the Leibniz Association in a competition.

The first three fellow labs of the consortium are WZB-TU lab, Munich Experimental Laboratory for Economic and Social Sciences (MELESSA), and GATE-Lab (Lyon).

The core team consists of Aurélien Baillon (Emlyon), Anna Dreber Almenberg (Stockholm School of Economics; Innsbruck University), Taisuke Imai (Osaka University), Magnus Johannesson (Stockholm University), Levent Neyse (WZB; DIW), and Séverine Toussaert (Oxford University).