The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton and Redevco launch a call for innovative digital companies to apply to its Retail Innovation project.

      The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton (DCCB) is delighted to announce it is accepting applications from digital companies to become part of its Retail Innovation project. The project will look at developing ideas, products and services that deliver inspiring customer experiences to shoppers, specifically utilising virtual and augmented reality (immersive) technology. Shortlisted companies will gain the access to innovation prizes, insight and feedback from retail experts and to cutting edge immersive hardware – in order to refine their ideas. Additionally, they will have a chance to be showcased in a live retail environment in Brighton, as DCCB has …

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Announcing a New Residency Programme at the FuseBox

We are delighted to announce that the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton is open for applications for its new residency programme, based at The Fusebox. This residency programme is intended to support digital entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and creative technologists who are looking to turn their ideas and initiatives into successful innovations. What kind of people or businesses are you looking for? These residencies are part of the Digital Catapult’s programme of activity in Brighton. This means we are looking for individuals or small teams working on ideas, concepts and products that align with (or utilise) their areas of focus. These are immersive …

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Virtual Reality: Story telling and Brighton’s local expertise

This month the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton partnered with The Old Market across a series of events showcasing the use of virtual reality and storytelling. Richard Scott, Innovation Manager at the Digital Catapult Centre Brighton discusses why storytelling is crucial for driving the mass adoption virtual reality and how Brighton’s digital sector is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this growing field of technology. The words ‘virtual reality’ conjures feelings of immense but apprehensive excitement for me. I was brought up on Hollywood’s notions of virtual reality being just around the corner and that it would transform the way we consume …

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The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton: Store of the Future Pitstop Open Call

The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton wants to hear from any small or medium sized businesses interested in developing innovative approaches to Retail Innovation for our Pit Stop with Q&A and the Store of the Future happening in February. Background This Pit Stop will explore new and innovative uses of technology for retailers to differentiate themselves from the competition and provide enhanced experiences for their customers. This Pit Stop will also look at new business models and product innovations within the retail sector and how this is shaping its future. All people, regardless of age, gender or demographic, be it on …

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