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Data-driven innovation is the most significant growth driver of our age...

Sign up now for a personalised feed on free training, grants, cash awards, alongside realtime access to big data from Gatwick Airport and other providers

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 growth

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Cash grants

We’ll be making ‘superfused’ cash awards and can support you in your application.

Access to Gatwick Airport’s live data

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 to the University of Brighton and its partners

Access the University of Brighton’s resources including our high performance Labs, data scientists and student teams

Personalised business development programme tailored to your goals

One to one diagnostic sessions with our business development team to match you with relevant opportunities, expertise and resources

Unlock your research and development capacity

Discover partners such as creatives, technologists and big data scientists to accelerate and outsource your research and development goals

DRIVA network

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.


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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

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