Immersion R&D Bursaries

South West Creative Technology Network Immersion R&D Bursaries for Devon

Immersion R&D Bursaries

In parallel to our Immersion Fellowship programme for SWCTN, Kaleider is offering 4 Devon based individuals or companies Research & Development bursaries. These bursaries are for new immersive ideas or experiences that utilise Creative Technology.

We will support you with:

  • Up to £2,000 bursary
  • Mentoring in Idea development, Producing, Funding and Creative Technology to support the future development of your ideas
  • Residence at Kaleider Studios for the duration of your R&D


  • You must live and/or work in Devon, Plymouth or Torbay
  • The idea or experience must involve the use of creative technology
  • You must be able to complete your R&D between April-June 2019


  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 27th February
  • Interviews: 12th March at Kaleider Studios
  • Projects begin: April 2019
  • Projects end: June 2019

How to apply?

Please read the full call details (which provides a link to the application form).

You are welcome to get in touch with Kaleider Producer Charlie Tapp to talk through you idea before application.

We aim to be as inclusive as possible and work to accommodate all access requirements. We will openly discuss and tailor how we do things to support you as best we can.

We welcome applications from BAME, LGBTQIA+, Deaf and disabled practitioners.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 27th February

We imagine we will award in the region of 4 bursaries.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to meet with the Kaleider team to present their idea.

The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is a £6.5 million project to expand the use of creative technologies across the region. The network is offering three one-year funded fellowship programmes around the themes of immersion, automation and data. The grant is part of Research England’s Connecting Capabilities Fund, which supports university collaboration and encourages commercialisation of products made through partnerships with industry.

You can visit the SWCTN website here.

Image credit: From The Light Of The Fire, Our Dancing Shadows by Kaleider. Photograph Kris Sum.