Live funding

Proposals are invited at Falmouth University for the use creative tech to address the current health, economic, isolation and physical distancing or related challenges that the world is facing due to Covid-19.

Heritage Emergency Fund

Closes on 31 May 2020

A £50m UK-wide fund from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Future Leaders Fellowships could provide an individual with outstanding potential in your business with the funding and support to turn high impact research and innovation focused ideas into reality. For businesses, this could also mean up to £1.5 million funding over a four-year period.


Closes on 26 June 2020

Overview XR4ALL is an initiative by the European Commission to strengthen the European XR industry. It is designed to forge a competitive, sustainable XR-tech ecosystem in Europe. This open call is designed…

UKRI is looking to support short-term projects (12-18 months duration) addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the Covid-19 outbreak.

5G Create

Closes on 30 June 2020

DCMS have launched a £30 million open competition to develop new uses for 5G in a variety of industries. Detailed competition guidance will be provided shortly.

The Future Fund

Closes on 30 September 2020

A new scheme to issue convertible loans to innovative companies which are facing financing difficulties due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Audience of the Future

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About Audience of the Future

What is the £33m Audience of the Future Challenges and how is it supporting the creative immersive tech sector to grow?


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Audience of the Future Beneficiaries

Find out more about the projects that have successfully applied for Audience of the Future Challenge funding.


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Previous Competitions

Find out more about closed Audience of the Future competitions.


Funding resources

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…

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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.