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MyWorld Challenge Call Webinar Briefing

Date: 27 January 2023 13:00 - 27 January 2023 14:00


This MyWorld webinar briefing, in partnership with Digital Catapult, will mark the launch of the first Challenge Call for the programme; titled Catalysts and Connectors: Tools for the Creative Industries. The Challenge Call offers funding of up to £50,000 and a 16-week acceleration programme to explore innovative tooling solutions relating to the creation, delivery and assessment of experiences.

Why attend?

The event will be an opportunity to understand the Challenge Call, how to apply, the benefits to industry and the region and explore the NVIDIA Challenge and the Open Challenge.

Who should attend?

Open to those from CreaTech and creative industry communities in the West of England region, including developers, creative studios, creative businesses, startups and SMEs looking to apply to the Challenge Call.


13:00 – Welcome and Introduction
Sarah Addezio, Innovation Partner, Digital Catapult

13:10 – MyWorld Programme
Sarah Addezio, Innovation Partner, Digital Catapult

13:15 – Challenge Call: Catalysts and Connectors: Tools for the Creative Industries
Jenn Blackwood, Innovation Delivery Manager, Digital Catapult

13:25 – NVIDIA Challenge and Open Challenges
David Johnston, Lead Technologist, Digital Catapult

13:35 – What does a good application look like?
Nicola Price, Strategic Partnerships and Industry Engagement Manager, Digital Catapult

13:45 – Q&A

13:55 – Final thoughts and next steps
Sarah Addezio, Innovation Partner, Digital Catapult

14:00 – End

About the programme

MyWorld is a five-year, £30m programme led by the University of Bristol and funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strength in Places Fund, which will act as a catalyst for innovation in the West of England’s world class creative technology sector.