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

Event details
Wednesday, 12 June 2019
15:00 pm – 16:30 pm
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. Join Matt Sansam Innovation lead Innovate UK for an informal networking info and Q&A session.

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 byone of our investor partners.

The competition brief, details on how to apply and company resources can be found here.

This event will take place in the Mixed Reality Lab (MRL) at Nottingham University that creates interactive technologies to enhance everyday life.  A tour of the lab and an overview of some of the current projects will be organised on the day for those who want to take part.

Other live events in this series are also available if you cannot attend the event in Nottingham:

Online, 20th May

London, 20th May

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