Digital Media and Gaming

Warwickshire’s Digital Media Industry includes ‘Silicon Spa,’ a globally significant cluster of gaming companies based in and around Royal Leamington Spa.

Warwickshire has an exceptional reputation for attracting some of the world’s most successful businesses to the region. The County’s excellent communication links, highly skilled workforce and academic excellence are key to attracting local, national and international companies across a variety of sectors.

The Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire (CSW) Software Triangle comprises 1,300 ICT companies, located in and around six major science parks and employing over 40,000 ICT professionals.

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Warwickshire can offer your business:

The hub of ICT – The CSW Software Triangle offers investors the opportunity to access and develop new technologies. Half of the companies in the region are engaged in research and development (R&D), while the University of Warwick has international centres of excellence in all departments relating to ICT and Software.

The hub of Skills – The sub-region is renowned for its R&D and innovation in the digital industries through networked businesses, transitional services, focussed growth in niche technologies like Serious Gaming, and exploitation of knowledge through collaboration with the Universities.

The hub of Innovation – The University of Warwick Science Park provides property for knowledge and technology based businesses from business start up’s to SMEs.

The hub of Serious Games – The Serious Games Institute in Coventry, is an international centre of excellence for serious games and a model of best practice for regional development through technology innovation.

The hub of Innovative Solutions – the University of Warwick’s International Institute for Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI), provides an accessible centre of innovation and excellence in digital technologies to serve a range of business sectors. Further information about the University of Warwick can be found on our Academic Excellence page.

The hub of ICT Support – The wider West Midlands support network includes;

  • The ICT Hub, who link businesses, projects and academia;
  • The West Midlands ICT Cluster, who represents the interests of the region’s ICT business community;
  • CERCIA, the Centre of Excellence for Research in Computational Intelligence and Applications;
  • iCentrum, who faciliate the knowledge in ICT through various configurations
  • Open Advantage, who provide a cetnre of excellence in open source software, offering consultancy in business development.

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