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.
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
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