Game Development Fund

GamesLab is a dedicated programme of support & investment for Indie Game Companies. Gain access to funding and keep 100% of your IP.

Upto £25k Grant Funding

Eligible companies can apply for upto £25,000 Grant Investment to support the development, marketing and distribution of your Game.

Dedicated Industry Mentor

You will have regular contact with industry mentors who can offer advice and guidance throughout the development process.

Events & Networking

Free access to UK wide events where you will have the chance to promote your company and game to a wide audience.

Skills Development

GamesLab offers regional development master classes, including pitching, marketing, development and legal workshops.

Marketing & PR Support

We’ll help maximize press attention for your project, and you will have the opportunity to showcase your game at our GamesLab Events.

"TIGA welcomes Creative England GamesLab as an imaginative initiative which will provide a valuable boost for UK games developers"

− Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA

"UKIE are in full support of the fantastic work being done by Creative England with their GamesLab initative."

− Dr Jo Twist, UKIE

"Through this programme the games industry will receive the right support that in the long term will help create new jobs and strengthen our reputation."

− Norman Price, Deputy Chair of the West Midlands ERDF
Recently Funded Projects

Super Rude Bear Resurrection

August 20, 2015

Fire Fu

August 20, 2015

Crime Coast

August 20, 2015

VR Karts

July 18, 2015
Latest Blog Posts

Invitation to Tender Evaluation Reporting

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Now that both GamesLab programmes are reaching the end of their activities, Creative England are looking for an external agency to create two detailed evaluation reports – one for the…


Attend E3 2015 with GamesLab

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GamesLab West Midlands & South West are looking for upto 5 companies to send to E3 2015 in Los Angeles! Games companies based in the West Midlands and South West…


Invitation to Tender GamesLab South West Activity

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As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting games studios in the South West and to ultimately encourage growth in the sector, Creative England is seeking quotations for an experienced…


Invitation to Tender Filiming GamesLab Events

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Creative England will be running three separate events throughout 2015 in order to showcase a selection of games that have been developed using the GamesLab funding. The intended audience will…