Digital Catapult - Immersive Tech Hub

THEME: Digital

AREA: Brighton

Delivery Body: Brighton & Hove City Council

Theme: Digital

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.


Key Outputs

  • 460sqm of refurbished employment space
  • 1,000 businesses receiving non-financial support
  • 100 enterprises supported
  • 250 enterprises assisted to cooperate with research institutions

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