Between 2018 and 2024, Bristol + Bath Creative R+D offered a suite of support to the region’s businesses, creatives, artists and thinkers to experiment with new and emerging technologies, conduct research, and develop prototype products and experiences to share with the public. Together, we aimed to create a responsible environment for inclusive and sustainable innovation which put people, not technology, first.

Read our final report

In October 2023 we published 'Hopeful Futures for Creative Innovation'. This report is for anyone with an interest in thinking differently about how to support creative innovation – policymakers, funders, third-sector organisations, thinkers – in a way that focuses on the people who make and consume creative work, and foregrounds questions of social justice and responsibility. Access it at our interactive webpage, or download pdfs to read offline.

Read our report


Responsible Technology

Read the papers and reports we've published, including reports on digital cities, audience immersion, LGBTQ+ communities in social VR spaces and much more.

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Grounding Technologies

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Learn more about our programme to explore how creative technology can be utilized locally in service of green activism, and the six teams we funded to investigate ways to explore the theme.

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Container Magazine

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Container is an online magazine sponsored by Bristol+Bath Creative R+D that explores how technology is being used for creativity, community, and social justice. Find out more about its work platforming underrepresented voices in our journey to create a more equitable future for technology.

Visit the Container website