Start and grow an immersive tech business

Delivering activities designed to catalyse the organic growth and scale-up potential of the North East’s immersive technologies sector.

Supporting Growth, Skills, and Innovation through Immersive Technologies

Welcome to ImmexCity. We are a Gateshead-based initiative run by Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley and funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.

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What is ImmexCity?

ImmexCity is a fully funded project that aims to grow the North East immersive technology sector to boost immersive technology adoption, skills development, local employment and cultural experiences.

Can we help you?

ImmexCity is here to support:

Local Businesses:

Companies looking to innovate and grow in the immersive technology sector

New Entrepreneurs:

Startups seeking to enter and thrive in the immersive tech industry. Find out more about the Startup programme below.

Job Seekers:

Residents interested in opportunities within the immersive technology field

The Local Community:

Those interested in experiencing and enjoying new immersive-driven cultural content

What are we offering?

Our services are organised into three key themes:

- Industry Growth: Masterclasses, workshops, and personalised support for advancing the immersive tech industry
- Skills Development:
Practical workshops to master immersive technologies
- Startup Support:
Programmes for startups and scale-ups

What's on?

Startup Programme

Ready to start your immersive business? Welcome to the Immex City startup programme. Join us for the programme that will help you start and grow your own immersive company.


Register your interest for future startup programmes here.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

At ImmexCity we celebrate multiple approaches and opinions and believe diversity drives innovation. We are working hard to build a culture where difference is valued.  We are committed to creating an inclusive programme that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves.

This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local businesses, and people and skills. For more information, visit

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Sunderland Software City
Sunderland Software Centre,
Tavistock Place, Sunderland,
0191 716 6636