THE WORLD'S FIRST RESEARCH & INNOVATION CENTRE FOR ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCTION
Located on campus at Production Park, the £7m+ XPLOR research and innovation centre and its state-of-the-art facilities and equipment will be used to deliver a support programme for SMEs across the Leeds City Region and beyond covering specialisms such as music, TV, film, sports, corporate events, theatre and arts.
By drawing on the expertise of both industry and academia, working together in one location, XPLOR will drive research excellence and support industrial growth in the entertainment technology and production sectors with capabilities including concept & product design, software control, automation, prototyping, testing and digital content design.
The XPLOR project has secured grant funding from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Supporting growth in the creative industries and the local economy.
Technical consultancy, workshop & masterclasses, facilities & equipment, and industry networking.
Concept & product design, software controls & automation, prototyping, testing and digital content design.