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InGAME is the creative industries cluster for research and innovation in games and media enterprise. Its mission is to drive growth and catalyse innovation in Dundee's games cluster.

InGAME builds on the city's legendary game development history, dynamic modern industry and world-class games education and talent pipeline.

During its five-year journey, InGAME delivered 177 collaborative R&D projects with local industry. These transformative partnerships injected £85 million into the Scottish economy and delivered an incredible 16X return on every government pound invested.*

This site is your gateway to the strategies and frameworks that powered this success. Dive into a collection of practical tools and playbooks, designed to inspire and guide your own innovation journey.

*Don’t just take our word for it. Read the independent impact report by Biggar Economics

What does
InGAME do?

Since launching in 2018, InGAME has:

  • Developed an agile, responsive model of research and innovation collaboration between industry and academia.

  • Facilitated the creation of original products, services, experiences, tools, processes and technologies. De-risking R&D and accelerating growth for our collaborators.

  • Funded over 150 Collaborative R&D (CR&D) projects between industry and InGAME, utilising a range of CR&D methods including voucher-based support, innovation challenge competitions, KPT-like embedded research, innovation labs and cluster development activities.

  • Widened access to the sector and improving performance through facilitating diversity.

  • Improved access to high-value research expertise and assets to accelerate the pace of development and growth.

  • Improved the return on investment on industry-academia CR&D by developing tools, techniques and processes that locate de-risk creative experimentation, develop scale-up capacities and drive innovation capabilities.

  • Developed an exciting new generation of early career researchers and industry-experienced developers.