Data-driven innovation is the most significant growth driver of our age...
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Digital Research & Innovation Value Accelerator (DRIVA) is a free programme set up to accelerate the skills, assets and resources of creatives, technologists and data scientists to generate new business growthRegister your interest now
We’ll be making ‘superfused’ cash awards and can support you in your application.
Access to Gatwick Airport’s proprietorial data and our dedicated high performance data analytics computer suite
Free events and training
Online events and training sessions, from datathons to expert industry speakers, support your progress
Access the University of Brighton’s resources including our high performance Labs, data scientists and student teams
One to one diagnostic sessions with our business development team to match you with relevant opportunities, expertise and resources
Discover partners such as 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.
Receive personalised matches for stakeholders, events, funding and opportunities
Attend events, meet new partners, grow your network
Book one to one support and guidance sessions
Access resources, expertise, funding calls and cash awards
Produce new data driven products, services and experiences