End date: 23 April 2021

OpenXR was a funding call for SMEs in the Yorkshire and Humber region in Spring 2021 to deliver research and development (R&D) projects that focus on prototype immersive and interactive story experiences or storytelling tools and platforms. Applicants could bid for up to £30,000, as well as access funded internships to support with projects.

Applicants were invited to explore innovation in screen-based storytelling through technologies under the ‘XR’ umbrella. This could include: 

  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
  • Mixed reality
  • Interactive productions
  • Motion and volumetric capture technologies


Applications closed on Friday 23rd April at 11:59pm. 

For more information, please email [email protected]