DRIVA Arts DRIVA (Digital Research & Innovation Value Accelerator) is a free programme set up to combine the skills, assets and resources of creatives, technologists and data scientists to generate new business growth in the Coast to Capital region.
Sign up now for personalised matches on grants, resources and expertise, exclusive innovation events, mentoring and a chance to win cash awards - alongside real time access to big data from Gatwick Airport.Register your interest now
We’ll be making ‘superfused’ cash awards and can support you in your application.
As a DRIVA Arts DRIVA participant, you’ll get facilitated access to Gatwick Airport’s proprietary data and our dedicated high performance data analytics computer suite.
We’ll be running a series of events and training sessions, from datathons to expert industry speakers, access to Women in VR inclusivity training and our CLEVER Creative Leadership programme as well as an on-demand programme in response to your registered interests and needs.
You’ll be eligible to access to the University of Brighton’s world leading resources including the dedicated high performance Data Analytics Suite, MIT Fab Lab & Fab Academy and Digital Catapult Centre Brighton’s 5G Testbed, as well as data scientists and student teams.
We’ll help you plan how to progress your aims in one to one sessions with our knowledge exchange team and match you with relevant opportunities, expertise and resources.
Discover opportunities to partner with creatives, technologists and big data scientists to accelerate and outsource your research and development goals.
Data-driven innovation is a key enabler of business growth and core to the UK’s Industrial Strategy. DRIVA presents a great opportunity for innovators to generate ideas for exciting new applications and services - and to find partners and funding to get them off the ground.Katherine Courtney, Strategic Advisor and former UK Government Enterprise Director and Space Agency CEO
We're thrilled to be invited to participate in the DRIVA programme. We're a Brighton-based data and analytics company that helps organisations derive value from making their data work. The opportunity to work with world-class academic expertise at the University of Brighton and an organisation of the size and complexity of Gatwick Airport will enable us to develop truly transformational solutions to large scale challenges.Morgan McCarthy, Managing Director CDO Partners
This project promises an exciting and long-lasting legacy for the cultural economy of the South East.Hedley Swain, Arts Council England
Take part in our programme and explore data as a creative business opportunity. You could be eligible for free events, workshops and training opportunities, curated to support you.
Register your interestRegister
Receive personalised matches for stakeholders, events and opportunities
Attend events, meet new partners, grow your collaboration
Book one to one support sessions
Access resources and bid for funding
Produce new data driven products, services and experiences
What would you do with access to data from one of the busiest transport hubs in the world?
Featuring: Donna Close, Jen Wells, Dr Ran Song (University of Brighton)
This introduction to the University of Brighton DRIVA arts DRIVA programme is for anyone with an interest in the future of digital data-driven innovation, creative and immersive experiences for audiences - and the superfusion between the two.
Analytics + Storytelling = Influence
Featuring: Dr Sam Knowles (Insight Agents) + guests to be announced
Explore how personalised, data-driven storytelling skills are being used by businesses from EasyJet to Spotify and creative campaigns such as #ThisGirlCan.
Making data beautiful
Featuring: Genevieve Smith Nunes (DataDrivenDance), Katherine Courtney (formerly UK Space Agency)
Hear how both biometric and sensor data from our bodies and big data from space can be augmented, embedded, visualised, and displayed as something tangible, provocative and even beautiful, with experts from the arts, computing and industry.
Meet extraordinary people who can help you superfuse your ideas.
Featuring: Professor Karen Cham, Jen Wells (University of Brighton)
The DRIVA arts DRIVA project is unlocking sets of unique, real-time big data and helping tech innovators to build from it and arts practitioners to create experiences from it. You’ll be introduced to people who can help you, challenge you, collaborate with you and enable you to build a superfused team around your idea.