Live funding

Creative Catalyst Challenge Fund 2024

Closes on 22 July 2024

£250,000 for creative entrepreneurs and companies to decarbonise or reduce waste in the Creative Industries in the UK.

UK registered SMEs can apply for grant funding alongside private investment from selected investor partners: specific themes for round 8 are digital mental health (including immersive content) and creative industries.

Oculus Publishing Ignition

Closes on 1 September 2024

This is your chance to develop an amazing game for Meta Quest 3 with Meta’s direct backing and attention.

This new funding will offer £50,000 – £150,000 commercial games-for-entertainment content grants. Total project costs must be at least double the requested grant. Rolling deadline, apply any time.

Funding resources

IUKBC maintains an extensive list of available opportunities across all sectors, including immersive technology and its applications.

Find the right funding and investment to suit their needs and suit their product life-cycle and company stages by using our comprehensive guide to private and public investment sources.

The London Business Hub’s Investment Readiness Programme helps to guide London-based, early-stage founders, especially from underrepresented groups, on how to access external finance. 

Having great pitching and presenting skills are crucial to make a great first impression, showcase your immersive business effectively and help you to secure future clients and investment. These short, step-by-step video…

How to develop your value proposition Have you ever listened to a presentation and walked away thinking “I really don’t understand what they actually do” or simply “So what? That’s not special”….

Learn more about making a great first impression, showcasing your immersive business effectively through developing and delivering engaging pitches and presentations.

Applying for public funding or private investment can seem daunting and at times confusing. We can support you by giving you a range of resources and practical tips to help you develop…