GamesLab Campus

Upto £50,000 Investment for the development of new games on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita

Creative England have teamed up with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) on a brand new incubator and accelerator programme called GamesLab Campus.

As part of its ongoing support for the games industry in England, Creative England’s GamesLab Campus programme will invest a maximum of £250,000 into five Games companies (up to £50,000 each) to support the development of new and innovative entertainment experiences on PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®Vita.

This package of investment will be complemented by a bespoke programme of business support and other technical and fringe benefits including the provision of PS®3, PS®4 & PS® Vita Dev Kits (Dev Kits and Test Kits will be provided based on requirement and size of company).

Whether you’re a start-up or an experienced developer, we’re looking for exciting and innovative projects to invest in across the eligible regions North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside, West Midlands, East Midlands and the South Wes.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to pitch to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) and Creative England. Successful pitches will receive Creative England funding and SCEE Support.

Each company selected to enroll on GamesLab Campus will receive:

Business support
•    Access to GamesLab Campus mentors
•    Access to monthly business support  workshops exclusive to GamesLab Campus companies
•    Dedicated accelerator management provided by the GamesLab Campus Project Management team
•    1 year free TIGA membership *

Technical
•    PS®3, PS®4 & PS® Vita Dev Kits**
•    Bespoke technical guidance and support directly from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe ( SCEE )
•    Access to the developer support team at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe ( SCEE )

*Offer only available to companies who are not already TIGA members and who have between 1-4 members of staff
** Dev kits will be provided based on the requirement and size of company

Next Steps

Please Download the Application Guidance. This contains a detailed explanation of the GamesLab West Midlands Fund and eligibility requirements. You should also download the Template Budget which accompanies the Application Guidance, and the Development Team Template.

Once you have read the guidance and downloaded the template budget, please use the link below to Apply.

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