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ISCF Audience of the Future - Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator (Manchester)

Event details
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
9:30 am – 13:30 pm
Overview
Find out about a new competition: The Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator

As part of the ISCF Audience of the Future Challenge, a new competition, the Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator opens to companies on May 20th 2019. A programme of UK wide briefing events are scheduled in May and June and are designed to give you an opportunity to meet the teams behind the competition, learn more about the scope of funding on offer and details of how to apply.

Up to £2m is available for UK creative and tech businesses to undertake R&D projects that enable immersive content to be created faster, more efficiently or in new ways through simultaneous grant funding and venture capital investment.

The investor partners, selected in Stage 1 of this competition, are: Creative England, GC Angels, HTC Europe, London Venture Partners, Mercia, Northstar Ventures, Oxford Science Innovation, R/GA, Station12, Techstart Ventures and Warner Music.

The competition is open to UK businesses working with immersive technologies. Total project costs must be between £150,000 and £300,000. Innovate UK will provide up to 70% of costs dependent on your business size, with the remaining funds provided by one of our investor partners.

The competition brief, details on how to apply and resources for companies will be published on Immerse UK on May 7th.

Other events in this series are also available if you cannot attend the one in Manchester:

Online, 20th May

London, 20th May

Online, 3rd June (This event will be an online webinar aimed at Welsh businesses.)

Belfast, 10th June

Nottingham, 12th June