Faculty of Arts

Live, Experiential and Digital Diversification: Nottingham (LEADD:NG)

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Immersive technologies and techniques can deliver exciting new experiences for customers, visitors and audiences.

The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are combining their expertise in these areas and working with local businesses to:

  • introduce them to the technologies
  • help develop viable products

This will help businesses maximise potential and profit in a post-pandemic economy.

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Creative possibilities

Immersive technologies can help your business

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Working with you

The support and development we offer

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Our experts

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Contact us


Designer in Residence opportunities

Unique and exciting opportunities for designers, architects, artists, engineers and makers to spend 6 weeks exploring our facilities and networking with our leading researchers in immersive technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analysis, 3D printing and robotics.

You'll have a mentor to create a programme shaped for you as well  as access to experts in business and law who could contribute to your projects and help you develop proposals for funding.

Full details and how to apply


Nottingham Castle Trust is delighted to be working with University of Nottingham colleagues and city cultural partners as part of this innovative project. We are keen to develop and build on the existing digital interactives which play a key part in the new visitor experience at Nottingham Castle, as we emerge from the challenges of the pandemic. 
Sara Blair-Manning
CEO, Nottingham Castle Trust


LEADD:NG is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

It is a partnership between:

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Midlands Engine logo
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Live, Experiential and Digital Diversification: Nottingham

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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