Futureproof your business

With accessible innovation labs, risk finance and access to world-leading research

Gain Competitive Advantage

Through horizon and scanning and pre-market access to innovation

Lower Risks and Lower Costs

Conduct research and development in a safe environment

Expand your market potential

Through an unique eco-system that's the creative gateway to the UK

Exploring the future of content production, distribution and experience in a unique ecosystem in Bristol and Bath, UK.

MyWorld’s accessible innovation lab enables organisations to futureproof their business and maintain a competitive advantage by undertaking research & development with reduced risk and lowered costs. All in a highly interconnected region where internationally recognised academics collaborate with world-renowned brands such as Aardman & BBC Natural History.

"Aardman's been around for 50 years and over that time our integration into Bristol and Bath has grown and grown and people have spun out new companies & created pieces, and as we get into games, VR, XR, what we're noticing is that network is interconnecting back in and we're all lifting together."
Dan Efergan, Executive Creative Director - Aardman, MyWorld Partner

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‘Applications of AI and accelerated computing brings together multiple strands of research and industrial revolution in multiple areas. Our collaboration with MyWorld is integral in bringing together these worlds together in a really exciting and innovative way.’

Jamie Allan - Director, Business Development at NVIDIA​
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MyWorld – Bristol & Bath

MyWorld is the gateway for the creative industries to access the unique eco-system of Bristol and Bath: A region that creates internationally-renowned films, TV shows, and video games. From the Oscar-winning Aardman Animations to the creators of the chart-topping game Plague Inc., the creative industries in Bristol & Bath have a significant cultural impact.

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MyWorld has funded the development of over 130 creative technology R&D projects, prototypes and products.


Over 800 million people each month watch digital content produced in Bristol & Bath with 35% of all global natural history television is produced here.


There are more than 6,000 creative businesses in Bristol & Bath with over 190 production companies.


MyWorld is created by 13 world-leading partners from across industry and academia.

SXSW 2024

Our Creative Tech Delegation at SXSW

Lux Aeterna

Lux Aeterna are a multi-BAFTA and Emmy award-winning independent visual effects (VFX) studio based in Bristol, UK, working with clients across the globe to craft rich, evocative visuals for TV, film, and more. 

From storyboard to screen, they offer a creative partnership with broadcasters and streamers to transcend the threshold of the imagination and create pure cinematic wonder. 

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Condense are a UK start-up that has developed world-leading technology to capture and live-stream volumetric video into virtual spaces. Their product – Studio 5 – is the premium platform for live virtual events. Content creators can design and create their own unique virtual venue and live-stream their content directly to a global audience. 

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ANAGRAM is an award-winning creative studio specialising in interactive storytelling and immersive experience design that challenges the status quo.  

Experimenting at the edges of technology, their mission is to make thought-provoking and playful experiences that bring profound new perspectives. They use physical and interactive storytelling across a number of contexts to challenge, inspire and influence the cultural discourse around present social and political issues.  

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Meaning Machine 

Meaning Machine  give developers the power to generate relevant dialogue in response to anything that happens in their game… even if it’s totally unexpected. They also make awesome games that utilise our technology. You can wishlist our first “Dead Meat” on Steam. 

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Katie Martin – Business Partnerships Lead


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MyWorld’s SXSW Delegation is kindly supported by Invest Bristol & Bath

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