Calling all UK XR Studios & Hackers, are you interested in a chance to win $100K+ in prizes?

The Innovate UK Immersive Tech Network will be running a UK XR hackathon in London in partnership with PwC on August 14-16th. The event will take place at PwC offices near Trafalgar Square and will be the biggest ever UK XR Hackathon, with capacity for 100+ hackers and £10K in prize money to be won.

This initiative is part of the global XR HACK opportunity, a first of its kind global XR hackathon, driven by XR Bootcamp and sponsored by Meta. ‍

There are a variety of challenge categories:

  • Hobbies & Skill Building: New applications that help enhance your hobbies in MR, like learning a new instrument or playing with virtual pets.
  • Utility & Design: Use Mixed Reality to solve problems in the world around you or decorate and design your space.
  • Gaming: Solo and multiplayer gaming experiences with a focus on virtual experiences like table-top games.

Winning projects from the UK Hack will be judged against the winning projects from local hacks in Germany, Turkey, and Sweden for a chance to win $100K+ from the global prize pool from Meta.

Join industry professionals and pioneers to uncover and leverage the untapped potential of XR like never before!

Anyone interested is eligible to apply. Entry is free, although you will have to cover travel and accommodation. A dedicated discord server chat is available if you need help in finding accommodaiton.

You can apply with a team or alone; a team formation session will be held on day one. We expect you to form a team with minimum 5 team members; there is no maximum team size.

Join the information Q&A session, held on 25 June to find out more.

Apply for the UK XR Hack before applications close on 7 August: