Key industry organisations that support individuals and businesses in the immersive tech sector.

Jobs and recruitment

Jobs in XR

Jobs in XR.com is the largest immersive jobs board focused on connecting the best AR/VR/MR talent with immersive tech companies. From computer vision, games and holograms, it has candidates globally that can join your teams and help you turn that idea into reality. Find out more

National organisations and public bodies

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

UKRI works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £7 billion, UKRI brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

Find out more

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. It drives productivity and economic growth by supporting businesses to develop and realise the potential of new ideas, including those from the UK’s world-class research base. Find out more

Knowledge Transfer Network

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives. KTN is a network partner of Innovate UK.  Find out more

Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult is the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre. It drives the early adoption of digital technologies to make UK businesses more competitive and productive to grow the country’s economy. To make this happen, Digital Catapult delivers three core technology programmes, across two industry sectors, driven by three regional centres and a national centre in London. Find out more

The Accelerator Network

The Accelerator Network delivers “accountable acceleration” for startups, corporates and governments. This support is delivered through providing business launch and growth acceleration, access to finance and access to markets. It has developed modules of best-practice driven support and training, typically delivered in collaboration with corporates and / or government to maximise impact. Find out more

AHRC 

The Creative Economy Programme’s main focus is on enhancing and extending the AHRC’s reach in the creative economy, emphasising the importance of arts and humanities research in generating impact across the sector, ranging from micro-businesses to large corporations. It helps develop thinking around research in the creative economy, building innovative new partnerships and championing the importance of collaboration in this important sector of the UK economy. Find out more

Arts Council England

The Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. We support activities across the arts, museums and libraries – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature, and crafts to collections. Find out more

Screen Skills

ScreenSkills works with every part of the UK’s screen industries, including immersive tech. It supports the industry through information and funding for training and skills. Find out more

Regional communities

Cultivator Cornwall

Cultivator Cornwall taps into Cornwall’s thriving creative community and draws on decades of industry know-how to tailor-make support to make businesses soar. Find out more

Wired Sussex

Wired Sussex is a Brighton-based membership organisation for companies and freelancers operating in the digital, media and technology sector in Sussex. We work to help our members to create, innovate and grow. Find out more