Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network connects you to content, applications, services and solution providers, along with buyers and customers of immersive tech in the UK.

About Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency. We support business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. We help businesses grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes, and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive, and easy to navigate.

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Immersive Tech Awards 2024

After the rousing success of 2023, the Innovate UK Immersive Tech Awards are returning for 2024! This is an incredible opportunity for UK students in the XR industry, who will be able to submit their work to a judging panel of industry experts, with prizes including paid internships with our industry partners Arup, Edify, Storylabs, ARCADE, and Wales Millennium Centre.

About the 2024 Awards

Upcoming Immersive Tech Network events

Creative Catalyst: Grant Writing Workshop


Are you a digital or creative business thinking about applying for an Innovate UK grant?
Join us for a session that will cover tips and advice on writing a successful grant application.
Hosted by Richard Foggie, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Digital Economy and Internet of Things, Innovate UK KTN.

Immersive Tech Sector Industry Consultation Roundtable Feedback Events


Innovate UK is hosting four consultation and feedback events: join us for an exciting session where we will discuss the future of the immersive technology landscape in the UK over the next five years. The roundtable events are designed to help industry inform Innovate UK and policymakers about the current activity and trends in immersive technology and help to identify specific challenges and opportunities. We want to explore the potential to support the growth of immersive technology products and services as well as adoption of advanced immersive tech into businesses. Sheffield, Wed 21 Feb; Glasgow, Wed 28 Feb; London, Wed 6 Mar; Gateshead, Wed 13 Mar; Cardiff, Wed 20 Mar.

WiiT (Women in Immersive Technologies) Meetup x RENDR Festival Belfast


The Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network is proud to be supporting the next Women in Immersive Technologies Europe meetup, which has been co-organized by their Ireland and UK Ambassadors in partnership with RENDR Festival, Eirmersive, & Ida Network. Join the Creative Revolution in Belfast for an all-island inclusive meetup.

Latest news

The Immersive Tech Awards Return Bigger and Better for 2024
22 February 2024

After the success of the 2023 awards, Innovate UK’s Immersive Tech Network is pleased to announce that they will be returning this year with new partners and more prizes!


Immersive Technology Business Survey 2024
6 February 2024

Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network is working on a project to map the immersive technology landscape in the UK. We would welcome input from all UK businesses working in or with immersive tech.


Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network Tour – London
26 January 2024

On Monday 22 January, the Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network team hosted an exciting event at King’s College London.  


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