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Hi3
Research. Develop. Create.

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Hi3 Network

The project brings together SMEs with University Researchers skilled in applied research in the Creative Industries.  Worth over £6m, Hi3 is a network of first-in-class hubs and co-working spaces, specialising in Editing and Post Production.  

A programme of creative workshops, sandbox development sessions, research and development networking events delivered through an innovative partnership between London South Bank University, Maidstone Studios, Creative Folkestone, Screen South and Canterbury Christ Church University.  

Whether you’re an SME looking to benefit from industry research, a creative thinker looking to bring virtual reality or animation technologies to your business or industry, or, an entrepreneur wanting to work alongside like-minded people, Hi3 could be the network for you.

6m+
Funding for support
4.8/5
Average event rating
2000+
Businesses supported
25+
Funded student placements

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Expertise

We provide a range of expert-led workshops that are designed to provide individuals the knowledge and skills required to maintain and progress their business. Individuals can choose the topics which are right for them.

Areas include:

Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property

Facilities

We provide a range of expert-led workshops that are designed to provide individuals the knowledge and skills required to maintain and progress their business. Individuals can choose the topics which are right for them.

Areas include:

40% Subsidy on New R&D Hire
40% Subsidy on New R&D Hire
40% Subsidy on New R&D Hire
40% Subsidy on New R&D Hire
40% Subsidy on New R&D Hire

Co-Working

We provide a range of expert-led workshops that are designed to provide individuals the knowledge and skills required to maintain and progress their business. Individuals can choose the topics which are right for them.

Areas include:

Energy
Energy
Energy
Energy
Energy

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Connection

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Weight

Customer ratings

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Canterbury

1500mAh

7MP

Micro USB

1/3000 — 20s

395 g/14 oz

Folkstone

12,500mAh

48MP

WiFi / Bluetooth 4 /
Microwaves / USB-C

1/50,000 — 6 days

445 g/15.7 oz

Maidstone

None

What

None

It's just a cheese grater

600 g/21.16 oz

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Without the support of SI we would not have been able to progress as rapidly as we have and would have not yet secured our IP.

Andrew Hodgson – IF.vehicles
Man standing on IF.Vehicles transporter

Without the support of SI we would not have been able to progress as rapidly as we have and would have not yet secured our IP.

Andrew Hodgson – IF.vehicles
Man standing on IF.Vehicles transporter

Without the support of SI we would not have been able to progress as rapidly as we have and would have not yet secured our IP.

Andrew Hodgson – IF.vehicles

Canterbury

The School of Creative Arts and Industries brings together students and academics from across a wide spectrum of digital and creative arts subjects to encourage fresh thinking and enable the development of innovative new courses.

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Folkstone

Creative Folkestone is a visionary arts charity dedicated to transforming Folkestone through collective creative activity, making the town a better place to live, work, play and visit. We believe that everyone is creative, and that creativity has the power to change people and places for the better

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Maidstone

Screen South is a cultural development organisation with digital creativity at its heart. We work with partners across a range of digital and creative projects in arts, heritage and on screen. We focus on nurturing a diverse range of new talent with training and progression as well as generating new productions, showcases and exhibitions.  

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Without the support of SI we would not have been able to progress as rapidly as we have and would have not yet secured our IP.

Andrew Hodgson – IF.vehicles

For every stage of development

We help traditional businesses adapt to immersive tech in incremental steps - and for immersive and creative businesses to make great leaps.

Understand the landscape

Adapt to the "new normal" with simple immersive options for all businesses.

Remove the Brexit barriers

Expand your reach and access your customer in their home, wherever they are.

User testing

Shape your product with feedback from experts and your potential customer.

Improve yourself

Our workshops and consultancy help refine the business leader as well as the product.

Be bold

Our free support enables business to take risks without any consequences.

Get investment ready

Scale faster and safer with free access to research and development.

Are you ready? Say Hi

We'll provide the access, expertise and time you need to progress.
All you have to do is choose you location.
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