Digital Catapult - Immersive Tech Hub
Delivery Body: Brighton & Hove City Council
Coast to Capital LGF Allocation: £70k
Match Funding Contribution: £70k
Project Status: Delivering
Summary of Project
Immersive Tech is a fast-developing industry. The Government has signalled its interest in supporting the development of VR/AR/MR products so that the UK is in a position to take advantage of expanding commercial opportunities internationally.
The Brighton Lab enables an emerging part of the Creative Digital & IT sector to understand and develop ways to capitalise on the potentially significant market opportunities that immersive technologies can engender.
The Local Growth Funds have contributed to the construction and project management.
This project will contribute to economic growth in the area and continue to support new businesses.
- 460sqm of refurbished employment space
- 1,000 businesses receiving non-financial support
- 100 enterprises supported
- 250 enterprises assisted to cooperate with research institutions